Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

Lough Swilly is the only lifeboat station in Ireland to operate two lifeboats – one inshore lifeboat and one all-weather Tyne class lifeboat. Situated on the Inishowen peninsula the lifeboats provide cover for a variety of commercial and leisure marine activities.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

4.28pm 19 September 2019
5.37pm 6 September 2019
5.20pm 29 August 2019
5.17pm 29 August 2019
5.17pm 29 August 2019
9.35pm 14 August 2019
3.59pm 14 August 2019
7.45am 6 August 2019
3.16pm 4 August 2019
5.00pm 3 August 2019
11.25am 3 August 2019
6.40pm 2 August 2019
9.59pm 29 July 2019
7.36pm 18 July 2019
8.50pm 7 July 2019
3.10pm 6 July 2019
6.05am 26 June 2019
6.05am 26 June 2019
12.35am 23 June 2019
3.54am 19 June 2019

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 7°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station
St Orans Road
Co. Donegal

Station phone number

074 936 1710

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

John McCarter

Visitor contact phone number

087 257 2516

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News and media from Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

Lough Swilly RNLI rescue four fishermen in all night call out
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Lough Swilly RNLI rescue four fishermen in all night call out
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Lough Swilly tasked to broken down fishing vessel
ALB tasked to broken down fishing vessel 5NM SW off Malin Head in 2-3 meters swells
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Lough Swilly tasked to broken down fishing vessel
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Lough Swilly RNLI assist a broken down fishing vessel
Lough Swilly ALB tasked @ 1.06am on 18/01/18 to broken down fishing vessel east off Fanad Lighthouse
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Lough Swilly RNLI assist a broken down fishing vessel
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Lough Swilly RNLI crew assist broken down fishing vessel
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Lough Swilly RNLI crew assist broken down fishing vessel
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