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

5.00pm 7 April 2018
10.38pm 13 March 2018
1.36pm 28 January 2018
3.09pm 25 January 2018
1.08am 18 January 2018
3.20am 15 January 2018
2.23am 15 January 2018
2.48am 4 January 2018
5.45pm 5 November 2017
8.09am 2 October 2017
5.57pm 28 September 2017
1.21pm 28 August 2017
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

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 10°C
Max: 15°C
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Next tide

Fri 25 May
Low: 10.18am 0.3m
High: 4.15pm 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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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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