RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

RNLI Valentia Lifeboat Station

Valentia Lifeboat Station

The station at Valentia covers some of the most challenging waters off the Kerry coast of Ireland with its Severn class all-weather lifeboat. Eight medals for gallantry have been presented to crew members.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Valentia Lifeboat Station

4.49pm 17 July 2021
6.59am 4 July 2021
11.38pm 20 June 2021
6.44pm 13 June 2021
8.58am 5 June 2021
10.00am 29 May 2021
6.34pm 26 May 2021
2.26pm 3 May 2021
2.14pm 26 April 2021
3.54pm 21 April 2021
4.29pm 11 April 2021
6.47am 24 March 2021
2.12pm 3 January 2021
2.48pm 17 December 2020
12.50pm 1 December 2020
5.34pm 14 October 2020
5.34pm 14 October 2020
12.44pm 17 September 2020
12.44pm 17 September 2020
5.08pm 10 September 2020

Today's weather

22°C Rain
Min: 17°C Max: 22°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Valentia Lifeboat Station
Co Kerry

Station phone number

066 947 6100



Visiting times


Visitor contact

Richard Foran

Visitor contact phone number

066 9476141
087 2418973

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News and media from Valentia Lifeboat Station

Stock image of Valentia RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
Article People
Valentia RNLI assist a yacht with two people onboard
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Cork GAA footballer Brian Hurley on Union Hall Pier
Article Sea safety
Cork footballer Brian Hurley backs RNLI summer water safety campaign
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Killian Young emerges from Croke Park tunnel flanked by RNLI
Article Beach safety
Former Kerry footballer Killian Young backs RNLI summer water safety campaign
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Video Beach safety
RNLI/GAA Summer Campaign with Killian Young
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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?