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

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
7.52am 9 August 2020
4.11pm 8 August 2020
3.20pm 8 August 2020
2.43pm 7 August 2020
2.43pm 7 August 2020
1.20pm 1 August 2020
3.36pm 22 July 2020
5.59pm 20 July 2020
5.59pm 20 July 2020

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 10°C Max: 15°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

Portrush RNLI launched to reports of family being cut off by tide at Castlerock
Portrush ILB on way to a rescue 22nd August at Castlerock
Article Rescue
Portrush RNLI launched to reports of family being cut off by tide at Castlerock
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Portrush RNLI launched to reports of missing divers at Rathlin Island
Article Sea safety
Portrush RNLI launched to reports of missing divers at Rathlin Island
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Portrush RNLI launched to reports of a distress flare spotted at Portstewart.
Article Lifeboats
Portrush RNLI launched to reports of a distress flare spotted at Portstewart.
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Portrush RNLI involved in rescue of injured man who fell onto rocks
Article Lifeboats
Portrush RNLI involved in rescue of injured man who fell onto rocks
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