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


  • Callout 411

    AILB was tasked by Coastguard to a speedboat that had hit rocks just off kettle bottom on the eastern shore and damaged its prop, there where 5 Persons on board including a baby.

    AILB towed boat out to deeper water, anchored it, and took casualties onto lifeboat and back to Antrim Marina, by this stage 2 of the occupants where suffering from mild Hypothermia. Ardboe lifeboat boat then went back out and towed the damaged boat into Antrim Marina.

    The Speedboat
    The Speedboat