RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

Lough Swilly operates both an inshore and an all-weather 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

8.12pm 25 September 2021
5.08pm 25 September 2021
4.21pm 23 September 2021
6.03pm 15 September 2021
6.52pm 8 September 2021
6.04pm 7 September 2021
11.13pm 26 August 2021
5.18pm 20 August 2021
3.31pm 19 August 2021
5.36pm 4 August 2021
2.24pm 26 July 2021
5.31pm 24 July 2021
4.46pm 24 July 2021
1.52am 24 July 2021
1.42am 24 July 2021
5.04pm 23 July 2021
4.57pm 18 July 2021
12.27pm 7 July 2021
12.27pm 7 July 2021
9.20am 19 June 2021

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 13°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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