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

5.07pm 18 March 2023
11.54am 3 March 2023
7.07pm 27 October 2022
1.35pm 11 October 2022
1.24pm 2 October 2022
1.41pm 23 September 2022
12.31pm 13 September 2022
7.37pm 9 September 2022
9.21pm 3 September 2022
11.28am 30 August 2022
7.18pm 27 August 2022
2.35pm 15 August 2022
9.45pm 13 August 2022
1.10pm 12 August 2022
12.07pm 7 August 2022
1.44pm 6 August 2022
5.03pm 5 August 2022
12.55pm 23 July 2022
7.28am 23 July 2022
1.10am 21 July 2022

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 11°C
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We're building a new, purpose-built lifeboat station that will boost lifesaving for generations to come.

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lough Ree Lifeboat Station
Coosan Point
County Westmeath


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Paul Kelly – Lifeboat Visits Officer
For visits inquiries please contact: [email protected]


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