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Kinsale Lifeboat Station

Kinsale Lifeboat Station

Kinsale is both a commercial and a pleasure port, 11 nautical miles south west of Cork Harbour and 8km north-north-east of the famous Old Head of Kinsale. The station was opened in September 2003 and is home to Julie Poolie, an inshore B class Atlantic 75 lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Kinsale Lifeboat Station

9.54pm 19 May 2022
10.18pm 6 May 2022
9.42pm 4 May 2022
6.47am 6 April 2022
6.39pm 27 March 2022
9.55am 11 February 2022
12.40pm 2 January 2022
12.40pm 2 January 2022
3.21pm 28 December 2021
2.34pm 24 November 2021
11.40am 29 October 2021
9.44am 24 October 2021
3.00pm 10 October 2021
1.23pm 10 October 2021
8.51am 8 October 2021
6.53pm 17 September 2021
7.57pm 9 September 2021
10.33pm 6 September 2021
1.14pm 3 September 2021
3.47pm 29 August 2021

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Kinsale Lifeboat Station
Adams Quay
World's End
Kinsale
Co Cork

Station phone number

087 991 9918

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Kevin Gould

Visitor contact phone number

00353 868391124

News and media from Kinsale Lifeboat Station

RNLI volunteer Mark Cotter, dad Cian with 4 year old Tomás Quigley, RNLI lifeboat helm Jonathan Connor at the presentation ceremony at Kinsale's White Lady Hotel
Article Fundraising
The White Lady hotel golfers raise €2,415 for Kinsale RNLI
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Cork GAA footballer Brian Hurley on Union Hall Pier
Article Sea safety
Cork footballer Brian Hurley backs RNLI summer water safety campaign
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Article Lifeboats
Kinsale RNLI crew assists solo sailor after 52 days at sea
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