RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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 Miss Sally Anne (Baggy), 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

9.44am 24 October 2021
3.00pm 10 October 2021
1.23pm 10 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
1.15pm 25 August 2021
12.08pm 18 August 2021
3.18pm 24 July 2021
11.30am 7 July 2021
11.42am 29 June 2021
1.07pm 27 June 2021
2.04pm 25 June 2021
7.45am 19 June 2021
6.04pm 7 June 2021
2.48pm 7 June 2021
4.28pm 26 March 2021
12.22pm 24 March 2021

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 14°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

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