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Merry Christmas/New Year

Wishing all our Volunteers, Friends, Supporters, Family and Sponsors a very Happy Christmas and New Year. Thank you for all your support.

New Response Vehicle

This vehicle will be a great asset to our voluntary organisation and will serve the community of Drogheda/East Meath and County Louth well. It will be used during our suicide prevention patrols and also attend any emergency call-outs, she’s ideal for towing our boats to and from any incidents or getting personnel to the scene. …

10 years providing Suicide Prevention Patrols

Happy 10th anniversary of our 🔵🔴Suicide Prevention Patrols🔴🔵 Our organisation was established in 1972 (48yrs ago) as a Search and Recovery group, and on the 13/12/2010 we started our first Suicide Prevention Patrol on the run up to Christmas. The Patrols which have Prevented, Stopped and Saved so many over the last 10 years became …

Missing Person

🔴 INCIDENT 🔴 During our Suicide Prevention Patrol, a Mother reported her son missing around 1210am to Gardai. When leaving the station we were given a full description and our volunteers started looking for the lad. Mobile 1 and 2 searched various known areas as well as driving various streets in the hope of seeing …

Call-Out Oldbridge Area

Call-out 12/12/20 At approx 1332hrs we received a call-out to Oldbridge, reporting items of clothing on the bank beside the Canal, between Oldbridge House and the Obelisk Bridge. Mobile 1 and Mobile 2 were immediately dispatched to the scene and started a Search in and along the Canel. A full set of clothing was found. …

Missing Person call-out

🔴 Call out 🔴 0614hrs report of a missing person. D-class 1 was launched and conducted a full search from the ramparks to donors green. Mobile 1 and 2 went to various known locations. Further details received the person was discovered safe and well. Crews stood down at 0748hrs. On scene – Drogheda River rescue, …

Incident Mornington Tower

🚨Incident Mornington Beach🚨 Mobile 1 was dispatched to Mornington Tower area following a call from member of public. While on scene its crew is replacing and fixing life-rings which were tampered/missing beside Mornington Tower. Both Meath County Council and local Laytown Gardai have been notified about the missing life-rings/tampering. We would remind people that its …

Richard Flanagan’s visit in Termonfeckin

🔴 Call Out Termonfeckin 🔴 Today at 1pm, we had a planned call-out to Termonfeckin were D-Class 1, Mobile 1 and Mobile 2 visited Richard Flanagan. Richard who’s 11yrs old was on the front page of the local Drogheda Independent last Tuesday, were the local Gardai and Traffic units visited him. So today Richard was …

Wall of Remembrance

Would you like to remember your loved one. You can Remember a loved one, on our Wall of Remembrance. Donate a minium of €20 and for the next 5yrs your loved ones name will appear on our Remembrance Wall and Website. Its a lovely way to support a local charity while also remembering your loved …

Nominated for Volunteer Ireland Award

We are delighted to hear that Drogheda River Rescue and Recovery Service Volunteers have been nominated for a Volunteer Ireland Award this year. Alan our Chairperson and Adrian our Vice Chairperson were both nominated along with our Organisation. We are so proud of all our volunteers who provide their time, it is great to see …