RNLI Lough Derg lifeboat on exercise

Lough Derg Lifeboat Station

Lough Derg was the first RNLI inland station to operate in Ireland and the third inland lifeboat station to open. With inland waterways being increasingly used for pleasure, the RNLI has evolved its service to include selected inland waterways.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lough Derg Lifeboat Station

2.15pm 24 September 2020
5.21pm 20 September 2020
5.21pm 20 September 2020
4.34pm 13 September 2020
4.28pm 13 September 2020
1.07pm 13 September 2020
1.07pm 13 September 2020
4.35pm 10 September 2020
4.35pm 10 September 2020
8.57pm 9 September 2020
8.57pm 9 September 2020
8.26pm 7 September 2020
8.26pm 7 September 2020
9.28pm 13 August 2020
9.22pm 13 August 2020
5.35pm 9 August 2020
5.35pm 9 August 2020
9.08pm 6 August 2020
9.02pm 6 August 2020
3.01pm 25 July 2020

Today's weather

12°C Cloudy
Min: 2°C Max: 12°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lough Derg Lifeboat Station
Lough Derg Yacht Club
Co. Tipperary

Station phone number

067 24292

Accessibility

Parking

Visiting times

7.30pm–8.30pm Wednesday or by appointment

Visitor contact

Liam Maloney 

Visitor contact phone number

087 600 4366

News and media from Lough Derg Lifeboat Station

Lough Derg RNLI launched to assist 2 people on a 27ft cruiser in difficulty
Over the left shoulder of the helm, the lake, dark with waves heaping up
Article Rescue
Lough Derg RNLI launched to assist 2 people on a 27ft cruiser in difficulty
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Lough Derg RNLI assist 4 adults on a 30ft cruiser aground at Skehanagh
Over the shoulder of the helm, a crewman is in the bow taking soundings, ahead in the water is the casualty vessel aground
Article Rescue
Lough Derg RNLI assist 4 adults on a 30ft cruiser aground at Skehanagh
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Two callouts for Lough Derg RNLI including Mayday to motorboat taking on water
Lough Derg RNLI have two callouts in 24 hours
Article Rescue
Two callouts for Lough Derg RNLI including Mayday to motorboat taking on water
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Lough Derg RNLI assists a family of four on a 32ft cruiser that ran aground
Article People
Lough Derg RNLI assists a family of four on a 32ft cruiser that ran aground
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