Civil Defence PHECC issue has been resolved

August 14, 2019

Paul Kehoe T.D, Minister with Responsibility for Defence confirms his Department has submitted a licence renewal application to PHECC, to provide Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Services Today Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe T.D. confirmed that his Department has submitted an application to the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) to renew the recognition of… Read More

Assistant Civil Defence Officer (Limerick)

August 14, 2019

The role of Assistant Civil Defence Officer for Limerick has been advertised with a closing date 26th August 2019 Full details of the role and application process are available HERE

Mayo Civil Defence – August Bank Holiday Weekend

August 9, 2019

Mayo Civil Defence Volunteers provided Medical Cover at a number of events over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Islandeady Fun Run – 1 Ambulance, and crew Cycle Sportif Ballina – 2 Ambulances, and crews Bonniconlon Agricultural Show, supported by Sligo Civil Defence (4 Ambulances, and crews; 2 4×4 Vehicles; 1 Command & Control Unit, utilising… Read More

All Ireland Poc Fada, Cooley Mountains

August 7, 2019

Louth Civil Defence Volunteers provided Rescue and Medical cover at the 2019 All Ireland Poc Fada competition in the Cooley Mountains on Saturday 3rd August.

Cardiac Arrest Survival – Laois

August 7, 2019

One of Laois Civil Defence volunteers attended a cardiac arrest, where the patient received a return of spontaneous circulation and is recovering in hospital. Events like this highlight the importance of the chain of survival.  Great success story and best wishes to the patient for a full recovery.   #Onelife

Kerry – August Bank Holiday Weekend

August 7, 2019

Kerry Civil Defence Volunteers supported local community events in Co. Kerry throughout the August Bank Holiday weekend, including the three-day Caherciveen Festival of Music & the Arts, a marathon in Fenit and a vintage show. The Kerry Unit is proud of its capability to provide such a service to the people and tourists of Kerry.

Laois – August Bank Holiday Weekend

August 6, 2019

A busy weekend for the Laois Civil Defence Volunteers who covered a number of events each day across the county. The unit would like to acknowledge the assistance of Kildare Civil Defence, Carlow Civil Defence and Roscommon Civil Defence for their assistance with the weekends duties.

Lughnasa Festival, Ballinlough

August 6, 2019

Meath Civil Defence Volunteers from the Kells, Navan and Oldcastle units were on duty on Friday night, 2nd August providing Medical cover at the Lough Lughnasa Festival in Ballinlough.

Liffey Swim

August 6, 2019

Dublin Civil Defence had a total of 54 Volunteers on duty for the Liffey Swim on Saturday 3rd August. The unit provided Medical Cover, Rescue Boats and Safety Spotters on the bridges. There were also two Volunteers in dry suits on the exit steps to assist swimmers out of the water. In addition to the 54… Read More

Bringing Clive Home – Cork City Civil Defence

July 29, 2019

Clive is a 40 year old man who lives in Ashville, Cope Foundation’s residential centre. As Clive has high support needs, he is unable to use the usual forms of transport such as buses and cars, and requires ambulance assistance to travel. As a result, it has been 25 years since Clive has visited his… Read More