Howth Lifeboat Station

Howth Lifeboat Station

For nearly 190 years an all-weather lifeboat has launched into Dublin Bay from Howth and the crews have been honoured with 20 awards for gallantry. Today the station operates both a Trent class lifeboat and an inshore D class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Howth Lifeboat Station

12.01am 31 May 2020
12.01am 31 May 2020
1.36pm 28 May 2020
1.36pm 28 May 2020
5.15pm 26 May 2020
5.15pm 26 May 2020
2.38pm 26 May 2020
2.38pm 26 May 2020
7.21pm 24 May 2020
7.21pm 24 May 2020
3.49pm 24 May 2020
3.49pm 24 May 2020
11.58am 20 May 2020
11.50am 20 May 2020
7.25pm 12 May 2020
7.25pm 12 May 2020
8.37pm 4 March 2020
2.03pm 3 March 2020
1.23pm 1 March 2020
7.29am 24 February 2020

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Howth Lifeboat Station
Howth Harbour
Middle Pier
Co. Dublin

Station phone number

018 393 311

Accessibility

Parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Generally 10am–4pm daily

Visitor contact

Ian Sheridan - appointment only

Visitor contact phone number

018 393 311

News and media from Howth Lifeboat Station

Howth RNLI Rescue 1 person from Rigid Inflatable Boat with engine trouble.
Article Lifeboats
Howth RNLI Rescue 1 person from Rigid Inflatable Boat with engine trouble.
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RNLI and Irish Coast Guard urge people not to use the sea for recreation
Stay at home and save lives
Article Sea safety
RNLI and Irish Coast Guard urge people not to use the sea for recreation
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RNLI and Irish Coast Guard issue safety advice for coastal visitors
RNLI lifeboat on exercise
Article Sea safety
RNLI and Irish Coast Guard issue safety advice for coastal visitors
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Howth RNLI rescue two people cut off by tide and stranded on rocks
Howth RNLI Rescue 2 people from rocks cut off by tide
Article Lifeboats
Howth RNLI rescue two people cut off by tide and stranded on rocks
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