Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

Lough Swilly is the only lifeboat station in Ireland to operate two lifeboats – one inshore lifeboat and one all-weather Tyne class lifeboat. Situated on the Inishowen peninsula the lifeboats provide cover for a variety of commercial and leisure marine activities.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

9.21am 19 November 2018
5.02pm 10 October 2018
1.15pm 28 August 2018
3.37pm 17 July 2018
3.34pm 5 July 2018
10.47am 3 July 2018
5.12pm 30 June 2018
12.09am 5 June 2018
5.00pm 7 April 2018
10.38pm 13 March 2018
1.36pm 28 January 2018
3.09pm 25 January 2018
1.08am 18 January 2018
3.20am 15 January 2018
2.23am 15 January 2018
2.48am 4 January 2018
5.45pm 5 November 2017
8.09am 2 October 2017
5.57pm 28 September 2017
1.21pm 28 August 2017

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 8°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station
St Orans Road
Co. Donegal

Station phone number

074 936 1710

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

John McCarter

Visitor contact phone number

087 257 2516

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News and media from Lough Swilly Lifeboat Station

Lough Swilly RNLI rescue four fishermen in all night call out
Teenagers in inflatable
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Lough Swilly RNLI rescue four fishermen in all night call out
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Lough Swilly tasked to broken down fishing vessel
ALB tasked to broken down fishing vessel 5NM SW off Malin Head in 2-3 meters swells
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Lough Swilly tasked to broken down fishing vessel
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Lough Swilly RNLI assist a broken down fishing vessel
Lough Swilly ALB tasked @ 1.06am on 18/01/18 to broken down fishing vessel east off Fanad Lighthouse
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Lough Swilly RNLI assist a broken down fishing vessel
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Lough Swilly RNLI crew assist broken down fishing vessel
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Lough Swilly RNLI crew assist broken down fishing vessel
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