For emergencies on Lough Neagh and it’s tributary rivers call 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

Callout 420

On 01/12/08 at 21.10 to search for a man overboard from a white cruiser south of Kells Point. An extensive search was carried out by KILB and AILB with the help of Police 44 which provided search light. Local fishing boats also helped to search the area while the Coastguard, Cookstown Fire and Rescue Service and local residents provided shore crew. Recovery operation was declared and lifeboats and local fishing boats searched the area until 02.05. All boats then stood down and arrangments where made to return to the scene later that morning.

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