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

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
1.39pm 17 July 2021
12.05pm 17 July 2021
5.51pm 14 July 2021
12.07pm 12 July 2021
11.11am 9 July 2021

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lough Ree Lifeboat Station
Coosan Point
County Westmeath

Station contact number

Telephone: 0906 433513 


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

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News and media from Lough Ree Lifeboat Station

Article People
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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Foreground (L-R) Vincent Rafter, Treasurer; Tom McGuire, Lifeboat Press Officer; Jude Kilmartin, Lifeboat Operations Manager.
Article People
Site visit for Lough Ree RNLI crew as €1.2m boathouse nears completion
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