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***Man enters the river suir ***

At 9:50 p.m last night customers from the Waterford Marina Hotel saw a man climb over the wall and entering the River Suir. They rang 999 and alerted the hotel’s staff. Our volunteers immediately launched the rescue boat and recovered the man at the Waterford Boat Club marina. The casualty was partially clothed and had […]

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Male rescued from the River Suir

**Male rescued from the River Suir** At approximately 2:00am whilst conducting our suicide prevention patrols along the quays, a male entered the water with the intention of ending his life through suicide by drowning. Patrol teams on land deployed throwbags to a male in the water. Our rescue boat was on scene with in seconds […]

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Pieta House South East opens in Waterford City

We were delighted to attend the official opening of Pieta House South East tonight in Waterford City – VERY proud on behalf of the DIL committee to have been involved in the very start of this process. There have already been a number of clients seen since Monday – our people given hope, their families […]

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HikeCycle 2016

This Saturday July 23rd is HikeCycle 2016. In Aid of Waterford Marine Search and Rescue and Carrick Search and Rescue. Hike only, Cycle only or do both 🙂 To make sure that HikeCycle 2016 is a safe event, we have a strict speed limit in place during the cycle of (20-22kph). We understand that some […]

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**100th intervention by WMSAR volunteers**

**100th intervention by WMSAR volunteers** As volunteers prepared to stand down on their suicide prevention patrol last night, they observed a person climb over the railings on Rice Bridge. The land crews and the rescue boat proceeded to the person immediately. Contact was made with the individual who appeared very upset and confirmed that they […]

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WMSAR visit Fethard Lifeboat Station

WMSAR crewmembers had the very great pleasure of visiting our fellow volunteers at Fethard Lifeboat Station yesterday. The team told us all about their inaugural WAVES Festival in association with RNLI which will be headlined by Irish country music sensation, Nathan Carter. This event is to be held on Sunday 28 August 2016 within the […]

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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.