Incident 26/12/15 – Person Attempting To Enter The Water 025/15

At 08:43 hrs this morning (Saturday 26 December) The Boyne Fishermen's Rescue & Recovery Service emergency paging system was activated reporting a male attempting to enter the water from the Dominic’s Street Bridge in Drogheda.
Our team quickly assembled and an inshore Rescue Boat and crew were immediately launched from our Boathouse on the Marsh RD, while our mobile units and crews were dispatched directly to the scene.
After a short talk with the male by Drogheda Gardaí who were also on the scene, the male was removed from the water side of the railings on the bridge and he taken away by Drogheda Gardai .
All units were stood down at 09:05 hrs, after cleaning and re-staging the equipment to have it ready for the next call out.
On scene at today’s incident along with the Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service were The Drogheda Coast Guard and Drogheda Gardai