RNLI Arklow Lifeboat Station

Arklow Lifeboat Station

Established in 1826, Arklow was the first RNLI lifeboat station founded in Ireland. Based at South Quay, the station currently operates an all-weather Trent class lifeboat, Ger Tigchelaar, which has been on station since 1997.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Arklow Lifeboat Station

3.21pm 30 May 2020
3.21pm 30 May 2020
10.25pm 11 April 2020
3.09pm 9 March 2020
3.00pm 9 March 2020
4.45am 3 March 2020
6.09am 14 December 2019
12.36am 8 November 2019
1.36pm 14 September 2019
1.27pm 10 September 2019
9.00am 23 August 2019
6.25pm 21 August 2019
1.01pm 21 August 2019
2.17pm 14 August 2019
12.40am 24 July 2019
3.10pm 26 May 2019
2.44pm 17 May 2019
3.50pm 2 May 2019
3.39pm 2 May 2019
3.14pm 21 April 2019

Today's weather

16°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Arklow Lifeboat Station
South Quay
Arklow
Co Wicklow
Y14 HW11

Station phone number

0402 32850

Accessibility

Parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Visits can be arranged by appointment.

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