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

Callout 765

Lifeboats tasked at 1:16 am by Belfast Coastguard to reports of two persons in the water beside a boat which had ran aground at Maghery. Lifeboats and a local boat extracted the two casualties from the water and took them ashore for treatment with the help of the Lough Neagh Coastguard team. They were subsequently taken to hospital as a precaution.

Lifeboats returned to base and made ready for next tasking by 4:15 am.