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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Portrush Lifeboat Station

6.26pm 10 June 2021
4.01pm 7 June 2021
12.40pm 6 June 2021
9.46pm 5 June 2021
4.29pm 3 June 2021
2.53pm 3 June 2021
9.11pm 30 May 2021
2.22pm 27 May 2021
3.09am 22 May 2021
3.45pm 24 April 2021
5.24pm 4 April 2021
12.34am 4 April 2021
5.30pm 31 March 2021
12.59pm 8 March 2021
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

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 13°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


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News and media from Portrush Lifeboat Station

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Portrush RNLI launched to reports of Fishing vessel in difficulty
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Portrush RNLI has a busy weekend
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Portrush RNLI launched for a second time to reports of a yacht in difficulty
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?