RNLI Portrush Lifeboat Station

Portrush Lifeboat Station

Situated on Northern Ireland's famous Causeway coast, Portrush Lifeboat Station was built in 1924. The crews have been presented with 28 awards for gallantry and today the station operates both an inshore and an all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Portrush Lifeboat Station

1.25pm 24 February 2021
12.39pm 24 February 2021
5.18pm 14 February 2021
1.23pm 1 February 2021
4.21pm 12 January 2021
2.38pm 7 January 2021
12.15pm 23 December 2020
2.46pm 19 December 2020
2.46pm 19 December 2020
4.24pm 11 December 2020
10.49am 28 November 2020
6.17pm 14 November 2020
2.14pm 14 November 2020
5.37pm 29 October 2020
10.55pm 9 October 2020
11.56am 8 October 2020
2.48pm 25 September 2020
2.48pm 25 September 2020
2.48pm 25 September 2020
6.16pm 18 September 2020

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 5°C Max: 8°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Portrush Lifeboat Station
Co. Antrim
BT56 8DQ

Station phone number

028 7082 3201


Disabled access

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News and media from Portrush Lifeboat Station

Dave Robinson Coxswain Portrush RNLI
Article Lifeboats
Portrush RNLI launches twice within an hour
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Article Lifeboats
Portrush RNLI launch to surfers in difficulty at East Strand
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Article People
Portrush RNLI newlyweds appeal for Christmas support for charity
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Article Sea safety
Portrush RNLI launch to a yacht in difficulty off Rathlin Island.
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Bring hope, even on the darkest days

Coronavirus has delayed crucial crew training and lifeboat maintenance. A kind donation from you could help keep our crews safe and ready to rescue. Will you give us hope this spring?