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We’re recruiting! 06/04/2015

We’re recruiting! Have you got a few hours to spare per week? We have a limited number of spaces for new volunteers in all areas of our activities. Search and rescue, suicide prevention, fundraising and boat crews to name but a few. No experience necessary as comprehensive training is provided in boat craft, first aid, […]

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Incidents on patrol night 05/04/2015

Very busy few days for WMSAR: Suicide prevention teams intervened with a female attempting to take her own life by drowning last night. This brings the number of incidents dealt with by WMSAR volunteers to 4 over the last 7 days here in Waterford City. Volunteers put their training into play and kept the female […]

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Very busy time for WMSAR crews

Today at 12:45 p.m, on 03/04/2015 a Waterford Marine Search and Rescue volunteer and members of the public assisted a person in a troubled state on the quayside of Waterford City. Our volunteer, trained in suicide prevention by the HSE, approached the individual who was attempting to climb over the railings and enter the water, […]