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

Callout 524

At 22.50 Both Ardboe and Kinnego lifeboats were tasked by HMCG to a vessel with 7 persons onboard with engine failure at the east side of Rams Island. Very quickly both Ardboe and Kinnego lifeboats located the 19 ft sports boat on the east jetty. Ardboe lifeboat took 5 casualties back to Kinnego marina while Kinnego lifeboat took the vessel and remaining 2 casualties under tow back to Kinnego Marina. All casualties were handed safely into the care of our Lough Neagh Coastguard team. Both boats were stood down and returned to base at 00.40