Drogheda River Rescue

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 ...

Teen Reported Entering Boyne

At 2257, reports of a teenager entering river from Bridge of peace. Both mobile vehicles attended, search continued for 2 days until stood down by Gardai. ( no reports of teenager received missing)

Missing Person Walterstown Area

Colin Downey reported missing from the Walterstown area Meath, Drogheda River Rescue along with Meath Civil Defence, Meath River Rescue, Leinster Rescue started searching waterways, woods, fields, derelict houses etc., minute area. The search lasted several days and ended on the 31st May when Colin was found safe and well and reunited with his family.