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***Intervention***

At 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning, WMSAR volunteers on patrol intervened when a person attempted to climb the railings at Millennium Plaza. The person was in a distressed state and intended to take their life by drowning. Volunteers stayed with the person and WMSAR rescue boat stayed in the area until the person was taken to […]

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***INCIDENT***

Another incident tonight where a person climbed over the railings at Millennium Plaza with the intention of taking their life by drowning. A WMSAR volunteer spotted him and immediately contacted WaterfordAn Garda Síochána before going to the man’s aid. Rescue crews were sent to base for launch but were stood down after the prompt arrival […]

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***4 Incidents in a Week***

Earlier this evening our rescue crews successfully rescued a person from the river bringing the total to four suicide related incidents on the river over the past week. Our boat launched to a person on Rice Bridge yesterday and provided cover while the person was talked to by An Garda Síochána. Last Saturday night, suicide prevention patrol teams […]

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DEVIL’S BIT KNOCKOUT

On Friday evening the 05.08.2016 Waterford Harley Davidson launched the “DEVIL’S BIT KNOCKOUT” boxing showcase in Aid of Waterford Marine Search and Rescue and Saviour’s Crystal Boxing Club at the Tower Hotel Unlike any other charity boxing event this event will have all the characteristics of a professional boxing night. The night takes place on […]

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Person rescued from the river suir

Earlier this evening our volunteers were alerted to a person entering the river a short distance away from our base at the Neptune Marina. WMSAR rescue crew and boat launched immediately, contacting Irish Coastguard on the way. The assistance of Fire Brigade, Ambulance, WCRR and Gardai was also requested. On arrival on scene, the casualty […]

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Operations continue tomorrow

WMSAR volunteers have completed their third days searching in Fiddown for a missing person. Also present over the weekend were our colleagues from Carrick River Rescue and Kilkenny Civil Defense, as well as numerous local men and women who assisted. Thank you to An Garda Síochána and Irish Coast Guard. Operations continue tomorrow.

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***Where there is help, there is Hope!!” ***

Volunteer crews are gearing up for a second time this weekend after helping to marshal this mornings Darkness into Light in aid of Pieta House. Our crews will be out until the early hours of Sunday morning for our weekly Suicide Prevention Patrol. Stay Safe if you are out and about . Remember, If you, […]

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LAST SEEN IN WATERFORD 02/01/2016

*** LAST SEEN IN WATERFORD **CAN YOU ALL PLEASE SHARE AND SEE IF WE CAN LOCATE CHRIS….Please help find Chris he’s been missing since the 31st December.. Last seen in Waterford if anyone knows where he is please contact Waterford Garda Station on 051 305300