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

RNLI Lough Ree lifeboat on exercise

Lough Ree Lifeboat Station

Established in 2012, Lough Ree Lifeboat Station is situated on the picturesque Coosan Point, north of Athlone. Lough Ree is a popular location for fishing, sailing and swimming, in the heart of Ireland.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lough Ree Lifeboat Station

12.34pm 14 November 2021
3.44am 7 November 2021
8.48pm 6 November 2021
10.40am 25 October 2021
1.10pm 30 September 2021
5.33pm 23 September 2021
11.37am 17 September 2021
5.18pm 7 September 2021
2.12pm 3 September 2021
12.58pm 1 September 2021
9.45am 25 August 2021
4.13pm 22 August 2021
3.59pm 18 August 2021
4.16pm 11 August 2021
10.07pm 7 August 2021
3.00pm 7 August 2021
9.03pm 4 August 2021
8.57pm 4 August 2021
9.24pm 19 July 2021
11.06am 18 July 2021

Today's weather

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Min: 4°C Max: 9°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lough Ree Lifeboat Station
Coosan Point
Athlone
County Westmeath

Station contact number

Telephone: 0906 433513 

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

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News and media from Lough Ree Lifeboat Station

Crew on a rigid inflatable lifeboat pulling a person out the water
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Lough Ree RNLI open all hours over the festive period
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Marathon runner Denis Bergin on the shore of Lough Ree
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Athlone man running around the lake for Lough Ree RNLI boathouse fund
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Athlone women raise more than €11k for Lough Ree RNLI in marathon swim
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At the finish!
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Athlone women set impressive record in lake swim for Lough Ree RNLI
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