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

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
4.56pm 22 August 2020
5.20pm 16 August 2020
12.28am 16 August 2020
8.48pm 12 August 2020
8.48pm 12 August 2020
11.35am 10 August 2020
11.35am 10 August 2020
11.35am 10 August 2020
11.35am 10 August 2020
12.14pm 9 August 2020

Today's weather

9°C Cloudy
Min: 7°C Max: 9°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
Portrush
Co. Antrim
BT56 8DQ

Station phone number

028 7082 3201

Accessibility

Parking
Disabled access

Visiting times

Summer
12pm-6pm

Winter
2pm-4pm

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News and media from Portrush Lifeboat Station

Article Sea safety
Portrush RNLI launch to a yacht in difficulty off Rathlin Island.
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Article People
Portrush RNLI rescue teenage boy who gets into difficulty off Portstewart Head
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Article Sea safety
Portrush RNLI launched to reports of missing divers at Rathlin Island
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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?