RNLI Youghal Lifeboat Station

Youghal Lifeboat Station

Situated in the south east of Cork, Youghal has had a lifeboat station for over 165 years and the crews have been awarded six RNLI medals for gallantry. Today’s station operates an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Youghal Lifeboat Station

4.25pm 4 May 2021
3.03pm 1 May 2021
7.43pm 27 April 2021
8.10pm 26 April 2021
3.28pm 5 April 2021
3.09pm 30 March 2021
3.16am 19 February 2021
6.55pm 22 January 2021
6.04am 21 January 2021
5.57pm 16 January 2021
5.57pm 16 January 2021
5.39pm 29 December 2020
11.54am 18 October 2020
5.15pm 5 October 2020
1.57pm 27 September 2020
4.28pm 24 September 2020
3.43pm 19 September 2020
3.43pm 19 September 2020
12.06pm 19 September 2020
12.06pm 19 September 2020

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 17°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

Youghal Lifeboat Station
The Mall
Co. Cork

Station phone number

024 92229


Parking, Disabled Parking, Disabled Access

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

Visitor contact

Derry Walsh

Visitor contact email


Visitor contact phone number

024 93119
087 224 6365

News and media from Youghal Lifeboat Station

Ballycotton RNLI Lifeboat with Ballycotton Lighthouse in the background
Article Sea safety
Ballycotton RNLI assist two people on fishing vessel with engine trouble
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Article Lifeboats
Youghal RNLI go to the aid of two people in a 2.5m boat
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Article Lifeboats
Youghal RNLI called to help one person in a 17ft boat with engine trouble
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The RNLI launches its annual Mayday for funds with Peter Connon from Cork who was rescued by lifeboat crew along with four young members of his family when their sailing boats capsized off Youghal on Easter Monday. Sign up to do the Mayday Mile at RNLI.org/supportMayday Pictured with Peter are volunteer lifeboat crew from Youghal Erik Brooks and Liam Keogh who were involved in the rescue.
Article Fundraising
RNLI launches Mayday for funds in Ireland with rescued Cork man
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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?