BOYNE FISHERMENS RESCUE & RECOVERY
The Boyne Fishermen's Rescue and Recovery Service are a voluntary organisation based on the Marsh Road, Drogheda. Over the centuries it was a tradition of the Fishermen on the Boyne to give up fishing and concentrate solely on a search until missing colleagues were recovered.
From this tradition evolved the modern day rescue service who are highly trained in a number of skills, such as Swiftwater Rescue, Diving, Power Boat Handling, Emergency Rescue Care, Oxygen therapy ect. The team undertakes many rescues along the Boyne throughout the year, resulting in many lives saved, in some cases the team will have to administer Emergency First Aid until the relevant authorities arrive.
We also provide a search and recovery service, to people and communities who have lost loved ones through drowning tragedies on the rivers, lakes and sea around the 32 counties of Ireland. The mission statement of the Boyne Fishermen's Rescue and Recovery Service states that "If the Boyne Fishermen's Rescue and Recovery Service receive a call to anywhere in the 32 counties of the Island of Ireland, where possible the Boyne Fishermen's Rescue and Recovery Service will never refuse to attend, and where possible SHALL STAY until the missing person is returned to their family." We are proud to say that our mission statement has yet to be broken.
The Boyne Fishermen's Rescue and Recovery Service is comprised of 30 volunteers who are on call 24 hours 365 Days a year. Volunteers are alerted through a VHF based paging system.
World Darts Champion John Lowe
Many thanks to staff, players and all those involved last night in Nolans Bar who welcomed World Darts Champion John Lowe down to run a charity darts tournament in aid of the B.F.R.R.S
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Members of the Boyne Fishermen's Rescue and Recovery Service will be supporting the Irish Heart Foundation today.
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The Boyne Fishermen's Rescue and Recovery Service provides a 24 hour emergency rescue service along the River Boyne, 365 days a year. Search & recovery services are also provided to people who have lost loved ones throughout the waterways in the Island of Ireland. So why donate ? donate because your money helps us to provide a service that not just saves lifes but brings closure to families who have lost a loved one in our waterways.support boyne rescue now
Emergency Call out 27/06/19 16/19
At 12:59hrs Today, The BFRRS were alerted to a car in the water at the Fishmeal Factory in Mornington Co.Meath.
Emergency call out 1/07/19 17/19
This evening at 21:34hrs the BFRRS were alerted to a CFR (Cardiac First Responders) call to a male in cardiac arrest along the walkway by the river at Mell.
Emergency call out 25/06/19 15/19
At 23:20hrs the BFRRS emergency paging system was activated reporting a person in the water at Dominic Street bridge.