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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

8.11pm 10 August 2017
7.50pm 8 August 2017
6.00am 4 August 2017
10.52pm 22 July 2017
6.03pm 17 July 2017
3.15pm 17 July 2017
4.39pm 12 July 2017
11.28am 12 July 2017
5.02pm 5 July 2017
8.37pm 3 July 2017
3.54pm 2 July 2017
7.38pm 15 June 2017
8.14pm 24 May 2017
8.12pm 24 May 2017
8.04pm 12 May 2017
8.07pm 8 May 2017
4.21pm 7 May 2017
3.05pm 23 April 2017
1.17pm 16 April 2017
1.03pm 16 April 2017

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 10°C
Max: 19°C
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Next tide

Thu 17 Aug
High: 3:06pm 3.4m
Low: 9:54pm 1.0m
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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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