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Friday, 27th November 2020

Remember loved ones on Drogheda River Rescue’s new Wall of Remembrance

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Drogheda River Rescue have been patrolling the banks of the Boyne and saving lives since 1972.

Volunteers from the Drogheda River Rescue have been providing a search and recovery service along the River Boyne for almost half a century. 

Since their establishment in 1972 they have saved countless lives and have also carried out suicide prevention patrols at weekends. 

To carry out this vital work for their home town they must fundraise continually and thankfully the Drogheda community has always come up trumps. 

Like all other charities they have been hit hard this year because they can’t run fundraising events but they have come up with an idea that will not only raise badly needed funds but also give people who have lost loved ones to create a permanent memorial to them. 

It’s called the “Wall of Remembrance” where you can remember a loved one you miss by adding their name on the wall of their boathouse and also on a special Remembrance page on their website which will help them raise funds to help others. 

Your Remembrance wall will be stationed at Drogheda River Rescue boathouse on Horse Lane, Drogheda, Louth, where your loved one’s memory can live on for generations. 

There is a suggested donation of €20 to submit a name, which will be proudly displayed on the Wall and Website with other names who have been remembered in this special way. 

Your loved one’s name will be displayed for at least the next 5 years both on the wall and website. 

Your donation in memory of a loved one, however big or small, will go towards the Drogheda River Rescue general funds, which are vital to helping Drogheda River Rescue to save lives. 

The funds will help pay for everything from their Suicide Prevention Patrols, Water Rescues, essential equipment, crew training to safety visits in schools and also help towards purchasing the next rescue boat for those in need. 



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