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

1.33pm 16 October 2020
5.34pm 11 October 2020
2.42pm 10 October 2020
8.52pm 3 October 2020
6.17pm 27 September 2020
12.22pm 24 September 2020
3.33pm 23 September 2020
7.06pm 21 September 2020
5.44pm 19 September 2020
5.44pm 19 September 2020
9.47pm 11 September 2020
9.47pm 11 September 2020
3.59pm 7 September 2020
3.59pm 7 September 2020
2.30pm 3 September 2020
2.30pm 3 September 2020
12.18pm 31 August 2020
12.18pm 31 August 2020
5.22pm 30 August 2020
5.22pm 30 August 2020

Today's weather

9°C Cloudy
Min: 3°C Max: 9°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 Ree Lifeboat Station
Coosan Point
Athlone
County Westmeath

Station contact numbers

Telephone: 0906 433513 (unmanned)

Mobile: 0879408190

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Deputy Launching Authority
087 9408190

Tony McCarth - Lifeboat Operations Manager
0872547490

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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?