Incident 07/08/18 Persons Reported in the Water 10/18

At 13.21 hrs today( Tuesday 7th August ) the Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service emergency paging system was activated to the reports of a person after entering the river Boyne between Dominics Bridge and Drogheda Garda Station.

Immediately we had dispatched various crews including our inshore rescue boat crew ,Mobile units and Scene crews to the location of the incident.

On arrival of the boat crew they observed a male on the edge of the bank.We where also joined on scene by the Drogheda Coast guard unit.

The casualty was transferred to Horse lane where he was then handed over to Drogheda Gardai / National Ambulance Service.

All units were stood down and returned to their Marsh Road Base where they Cleaned and restaged their equipment to have it ready for the next call out