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

Callout 683

Lifeboat’s tasked at 16:21 by HM Coastguard to Coney Island where a male sustained injuries after a fall.
Boat proceeded to Maghery to collect two awaiting NIAS crew and then onto Coney Island.
Once on scene working alongside the NIAS crew we were able to get the casualty treated for pain, then stabilised and onto a stretcher where he was made ready for transport by boat back to mainland.
Once back in Maghery the casualty was then transferred from our boat into an awaiting ambulance.
Lifeboat’s returned to base at 20.00.