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

7.34pm 16 September 2023
7.07pm 9 September 2023
8.07pm 3 September 2023
8.06pm 3 September 2023
9.58pm 22 August 2023
9.57pm 22 August 2023
1.00pm 19 August 2023
12.52pm 19 August 2023
7.50pm 17 August 2023
9.48am 27 July 2023
9.48am 27 July 2023
8.30pm 26 July 2023
8.30pm 26 July 2023
9.24pm 17 July 2023
5.27pm 16 July 2023
5.26pm 16 July 2023
4.00pm 8 July 2023
3.48pm 8 July 2023
7.13pm 3 July 2023
6.57pm 3 July 2023

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Portrush Lifeboat Station
Co. Antrim
BT56 8DQ

Station phone number

028 7082 3201


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News and media from Portrush Lifeboat Station

Portrush RNLI volunteers were tasked by HM Coastguard at 12:50pm this afternoon (Saturday 19 August) to respond to a Mayday call made by a pleasure boat taking on water between Portstewart and Barmouth.
Article People
Portrush RNLI launched to Mayday call near Portstewart
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Article Lifeguards
Portrush RNLI holds joint exercise with RNLI Lifeguards
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Portrush RNLI's all-weather lifeboat
Article Lifeboats
Portrush RNLI launched to reports of a person on rocks
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