Skerries Lifeboat Station

Skerries Lifeboat Station

Celebrating 100 years as a lifeboat station, Skerries has been operating as an inshore lifeboat station for nearly 25 years. Launching from the thriving fishing town, the B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat provides cover for part of the east coast of Ireland.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Skerries Lifeboat Station

11.31pm 20 March 2018
4.18am 19 March 2018
12.32pm 1 February 2018
8.57pm 21 January 2018
3.06pm 25 November 2017
8.42pm 17 November 2017
8.42pm 17 November 2017
5.27am 2 November 2017
8.34pm 22 October 2017
12.11pm 12 October 2017
8.42pm 11 October 2017
8.06pm 14 September 2017
3.40pm 12 September 2017
11.15am 2 September 2017
7.11pm 24 August 2017
10.26am 7 August 2017
4.28pm 5 July 2017
10.32pm 18 June 2017
3.11pm 18 June 2017
4.10pm 17 June 2017

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 5°C
Max: 11°C
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Next tide

Wed 25 Apr
Low: 2.34pm 0.3m
High: 9.26pm 1.1m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Skerries Lifeboat Station
Harbour Road
Co. Dublin

Station phone number

01 849 1126

Accessibility

Parking

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Niall McGrotty

Visitor contact phone number

01 849 2502
087 241 8967

Connect with us

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News and media from Skerries Lifeboat Station

Skerries RNLI tow personal watercraft to safety
Skerries RNLI return personal watercraft to shore
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Skerries RNLI tow personal watercraft to safety
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Two call outs in two days for Skerries RNLI
Skerries RNLI Launching their Atlantic 85 lifeboat on Tuesday evening.
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Two call outs in two days for Skerries RNLI
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Clogherhead and Skerries RNLI assist man after 10m fishing boat breaks down
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Clogherhead and Skerries RNLI assist man after 10m fishing boat breaks down
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Clogherhead and Skerries RNLI carry out joint rescue of a fishing vessel
At approximately 1:00:pm Thursday February 1st  Clogherhead and Skerries Lifeboats were launched following a request for assistance from a 10m fishing vessel located 4.5 miles NE of Skerries. The casualty vessel had lost engine power while on passage from Kilmore Quay to the Shetland Islands. Skerries lifeboat was first on the scene and took the casualty in tow. Winds were gusting up to 30knots and seas were 3m high.  Due to the weather conditions the tow line was transferred to the larger Clogherhead Lifeboat and the rescue continued without incident.  The casualty was successfully towed into Skerries Harbour and tied up at 2
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Clogherhead and Skerries RNLI carry out joint rescue of a fishing vessel
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