I joined FSR a year ago. I always wanted to give something back to our community and I have always admired the great work and dedication of Foyle search and rescue. So I knew it was something I wanted to be part of and to bring what ever help I can give to help others […]
I joined FSR as myself and my family did a few charity events in memory of my brother for Foyle search and rescue. To see the hard work that Foyle search and rescue do I New it was something I wanted to be part of and to use some of my life experience to […]
When did you join FSR
Why did you join FSR?
I first started volunteering as a fundraiser at school and I enjoyed the feeling of giving something back. I was encouraged to join FSR by my husband, who is an operations volunteer. I could see first hand the work FSR volunteers do and how vital […]
Why did I join FSR?
Four years ago, I knew a young fella in his twenties that lost his life in the River Foyle, it was a long search to recover his body. FSR never gave up on finding him and I admired the dedication of the members of FSR as they searched each […]
Foyle Search and Rescue was set up in 1993 in response to the number of lives lost to the River Foyle.
During 2017 our volunteers gave 17,000+ hours of unpaid service to our community.
During this period, Foyle Search and Rescue were involved in a total of 338 incidents, which is up 45 % on the previous […]
The Northwest and Roe Valley Bereaved by Suicide Support Groups are holding their annual ‘Memory Tree of Lights’ ceremonies on Sunday 3 December 2017 at 5.30pm in Foyle Search and Rescue Headquarters, Londonderry and Sunday 17 December 2017 at 5.30pm in the Body, Mind and Soul Centre, 101 Irish Green Street, Limavady.
Foyle Search & Rescue are pleased to have been recognised by the Department for Transport in the latest round of the Inshore & Inland Rescue Boat Grant Funding Scheme. The grant supports Search & Rescue organisations in and around inland and inshore waterways.
The Maritime Minister, Mr John Hayes, made the announcement this morning that water […]
Foyle Search & Rescue recognise the contributions made by the Public year in year out that enable our Charity to carry out our Lifesaving work. Our Swiftwater Technicians and Responders were heavily involved in the immediate Flood Response evacuating and assisting many of the families who were so severely affected.
While out conducting rescue operations […]
Foyle Search and Rescue Service’s Annual Bucket Appeal will take place from Monday 22nd May to Sunday 4th June 2017, throughout different areas within the City. During the appeal, Foyle Search and Rescue Volunteers will be knocking on doors between 6.00pm and 9.00pm each night.
All authorised collectors will carry Foyle Search and Rescue […]
In celebration of International women’s day we would like to thank all our female volunteers & staff, for your dedication to the charity. You are such an inspiration and very valued.
FSR have 14 female shore volunteers
3 fundraising volunteers
2 female members of staff
We look forward to welcoming more female volunteers to the […]