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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lough Ree Lifeboat Station

8.01pm 14 October 2017
2.49pm 14 September 2017
1.29pm 9 September 2017
11.45am 4 September 2017
1.12pm 26 August 2017
1.09am 14 August 2017
9.21pm 13 August 2017
5.48pm 13 August 2017
10.37pm 11 August 2017
4.22pm 11 August 2017
1.03pm 11 August 2017
1.20pm 7 August 2017
3.04pm 25 July 2017
12.43pm 25 July 2017
10.49am 21 July 2017
11.59am 18 July 2017
6.32pm 16 July 2017
11.26am 7 July 2017
8.45am 6 July 2017
11.27am 2 July 2017

Today's weather

14°C Overcast
Min: 9°C
Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lough Ree Lifeboat Station
Coosan Point
Athlone
County Westmeath

Station phone number

0906 433513

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Deputy Launching Authority
087 9408190

Lifeboat Operations Manager
087 2437092

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