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

Tag: Sand
  • 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 […]


  • Sand Barge Sinks

    At 0700hrs the Lough Neagh Sand Barge “Sunrise” struck rocks near wpt17 on the Western Shore. The crew managed to escape, we believe to another vessel. The Liferaft deployed. The MCA where not informed at the time and no Lifeboats where paged. AILB however carried out an assessment of the wreck and the details passed […]