Posts by: ciara

New Website Now Live: 

We would like to thank Cíara Hall and her team from who has kindly put us on the web, They have kindly sponsored and designed our New website. Our Volunteers in Drogheda River Rescue are delighted with its layout and look. Cíara has been great to deal with, very helpful, professional and we all ...

Damaged Teddy on Dominic’s bridge

The damaged teddy on Dominic's bridge has been replaced with a new one by Pieta House, Preventing Suicide and Self Harm, if you see anyone damaging it please let us. Drogheda river rescue operate a weekend patrol to help assist with suicide prevention. Most of our members have safe talk training done. #youarenotalone, #pietahouse, #suicideprevention,

Supporting the Community & The Community Supporting Us

During the past 13 weeks our volunteers have been involved in supporting the community during the Covid 19 crisis which is still with us. Our volunteers have been actively involved with collection/delivering prescriptions between Doctor surgery/Pharmacists, lifts to health centre/doctors surgery, collection/delivery of food, hand sanitizer, face masks to the elderly/vulnerable as well as other …

Our Condolences

Everyone here at Drogheda River Rescue would like to extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family, friends and all members of An Garda Síochána on the tragic death of Detective Garda Colm Horkan earlier this morning. Ar dheis Dè go raibh a anam.

Be Water Safe

At 1257pm, Drogheda River Rescue were alerted to a inflatable dinghy on the water beside horse-lane. Trinity street. A land crew was sent to the scene, while 1 of our boats was launched. Our rescue boat made contact with the 2 adults, one of which hadn't a lifejacket on but had it beside him in ...

The Community Foundation for Ireland – Thank You

We would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank The Community Foundation for Ireland for their amazing support. We are grateful of The Community Foundation and its donors for the donation which will assist us to continue to provide our vital support throughout the community.

Replace our Boat appeal launched

Replace our Boat appeal launched. We need to replace one of our rescue boats which is 20yr old. Thanks to all who have donated so far via idonate. If u haven’t and u would like to assist us please go to the donate page. Thanks very much. If you want to run a online fundraiser …

Call out for Boyne Swimmers in Mell

At 1910hrs we received a report of 2 people in the water near the football field in Mell, Mobile 1 was dispatched to scene with 2 members, while others prepared to launch our boat, the water was shallow and both people were advised of the dangers of being in the water.

Second Call Out to Mell Tonight

Call out 2 of tonight 2150hrs, near Mell football pitch. Report of boat in distress/sinking. Rescue personnell entered water to secure a rope to the vessel, while our land crews pulled it to safety, while the owner secured it. The vessel owner was reminded of the fact that lifejackets should be worn at all times ...