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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

7.48am 7 February 2024
4.40pm 14 October 2023
12.20pm 24 September 2023
9.02am 16 September 2023
7.24pm 15 September 2023
12.49pm 14 September 2023
7.00pm 4 September 2023
2.00pm 25 August 2023
1.39pm 10 August 2023
5.06pm 6 August 2023
7.03pm 31 July 2023
4.50pm 29 July 2023
3.41pm 19 July 2023
11.38am 12 July 2023
12.53pm 8 July 2023
12.08pm 29 June 2023
4.34pm 17 June 2023
11.51am 8 June 2023
10.09pm 7 June 2023
2.43pm 4 June 2023

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 14°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]


News and media from Lough Ree Lifeboat Station

Helm Liam Sheringham & Lifeboat Press Officer Tom McGuire
Article People
Lough Ree RNLI volunteers mark 200 years in Dublin and Westminster
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RNLI Lifeboats logo on grey background
Article People
Kessock RNLI volunteer on a call-out on the eve his wedding
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Tom McGuire Lifeboat Press Officer, Lough Ree
Article Fundraising
Two Irish journalists feature on RNLI 200 Voices podcast
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