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

Tag: Callout
  • Callout 824

    Callout 824

    Our crews were tasked at 22:01 to reports of a 21ft speed boat with two persons onboard that had lost power and drifting somewhere between the River Bann and Maghery. Boats made good speed and located the drifting vessel. After a thorough check, we commenced the tow, bringing the boat back to Maghery where it’s […]


  • Callout 823

    Callout 823

    Our crews were tasked at 5:38 AM By Belfast Coastguard to reports of a missing person in the River Blackwater in Moy Area Crews quickly responded with Lifeboats, Swiftwater, and shore teams on scene. We are pleased to inform you that the missing person has since been located.


  • Callout 822

    Callout 822

    Our crews were tasked at 17:31 to an incident on the River Blackwater.  Crews quickly responded with Lifeboats, Swiftwater, and shore teams on scene. After the incident was resolved crews returned to station & prepared the lifeboats for their next tasking.


  • Callout 821

    Callout 821

    Lifeboats tasked by Belfast Coastguard at 13:09 to a report of Mayday VHF transmission of unknown location. Crews quickly responded and a thorough search of Lough Neagh was performed by the LNR Lifeboats for several hours. Nothing was found and the search was called off. Afterwards crews returned to station & prepared the lifeboats for their next tasking.


  • Callout 820

    Callout 820

    At 19:49, Lough Neagh Rescue received an urgent distress call. A 27ft powerboat with one person on board was having engine trouble and taking on water to the east of Battery harbour  Our boats were swiftly launched, navigating rough conditions to reach the stricken vessel. Upon arrival, a thorough assessment was conducted on the casualty […]


  • Callout 819

    Callout 819

    Tasked at 1.50 AM to a person in the water at Camlough. Lough Neagh Rescue had three swiftwater teams attending but shortly into the journey they where stood down.Crew returned to base to make ready for next tasking


  • Callout 818

    Callout 818

    Lifeboats tasked by Belfast Coastguard at 11:39 to a report of a vessel with 4 persons onboard broken down and located at Tolan’s Flat. Crews quickly responded & the casualty was swiftly located and after a lee shore rescue was towed. Afterwards crews returned to station & prepared the lifeboats for their next tasking.


  • Callout 817

    Callout 817

    Lifeboats tasked at 01:50 by Belfast Coastguard at the request of Antrim PSNI to help search for a high risk missing person at Antrim Loughshore.  After an extensive search, the missing individual was found and taken for further medical assessment.  Lifeboats returned to base, refuelled and ready for our next tasking.


  • Callout 816

    Callout 816

    Lifeboats tasked at 15.44 by Belfast Coastguard following a call from a vessel which lost drive in Toome and was drifting. Our lifeboats launched in force 3 westerly winds and proceeded to Toome bay where they conducted a search towards the canal. Upon approach towards the canal the casualty vessel was located, just inside the […]


  • Dangers of Waterways in Summer

    Dangers of Waterways in Summer

    June is National Safety Month and as the current spell of hot weather continues, Manus from Lough Neagh Rescue visits Kinnego Marina and explains to Get Active ABC about the dangers posed by waterways in summer.