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

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  • Callout 448

    Members of Lough Neagh Rescue where tasked  at 22.52 to a Leisure cruiser which had run aground just North and West of  Coney Island. It had been making its way from Coney to Ballyronan Marina when she encountered shallow water and stuck fast on the rocks. Three units where launched. The Lifeboats put crew aboard the casualty vessel […]


  • Callout 447

    KILB was tasked to a 22′ sailing boat which had run aground north of Padian near Kinnego. AILB was on standby while KILB arrived on scene and towed the sailing boat into deeper water. The sailing boat was then towed back to Kinnego as it had engine failure and was unable to continue its journey.


  • Teambuilding Event @ Craigavon Balancing Lakes

    Crews from the Battery Harbour and Kinnego Bay Stations enjoyed a Teambuilding  evening finished of with Burger and Chips courtesy of Craigavon Watersports Centre, the event proved to be a very worthwhile evening enjoyed by all


  • Callout 446

    Members of LNR were paged at 20.00 to search for a person who had entered the water at Cranfield. KILB, AILB, and Support 1 were launched. A search was carried out along the shore with the help of Police 44. Reports were coming through that the casualty may have entered at Antrim Marina. KILB searched […]


  • Callout 445

    Members of LNR were paged at 03.55 to search for a casualty who had entered the water at Cranfield. KILB, AILB, and Support 1 were launched. Members of the Coastguard, NIFRS,  PSNI and Ambulance Service were also on scene. The crew of AILB and Support 1 entered the water and proceeded to search the shore line while […]


  • Callout 444

    KILB was tasked to a speed boat which had sunk at the jetty at Oxford Island. When KILB arrived on scene it was clear that the boat could not be refloated. The owner was advised to contact a local commercial salvage team. The bow of the boat which was above the water was secured and a marker […]


  • Callout 443

    At 10.07 KILB, AILB, and Support 1 were tasked to search the River Bann near Portadown for a young male who had entered the water at 09.30. He had entered the river near the Derryanvil Road and a search was carried out by the 3 LNR lifeboats, Police 44, Coastguard, and NIFRS. At 12.55 KILB recovered […]


  • Callout to River Bush

    Members of LNR went to the River Bush in Co.Antrim to help with the search for James Elliott who was swept away when he jumped in to rescue a dog. The members of LNR used Support 2 to search the river banks. He was recovered by another rescue team on Saturday 22nd August.


  • Callout 442

    At 10.20 KILB and AILB were tasked to search for a vessel which had run aground north of Oxford Island. A search was carried out and the vessel was located near Mullhollands Sand Quay. The vessel was then towed back to Kinnego Marina with a crew member onboard. KILB arrived back Kinnego Marina at 11.50.


  • Callout 441

    At 20.03 AILB was tasked to a vessel which had run aground near Coney Island. KILB was on standby and AILB proceeded to the scene and towed the vessel to Roskeen Point. KILB was stood down at 20.41.