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COVID-19 Report, 2nd June 2020

June 2, 2020

Daily Update for Civil Defence website – Easter Sunday 12th April 2020 Civil Defence (Cosaint Shibhialta) is a statutory volunteer-based organisation established in the 1950s. Nationally, Civil Defence is managed by 35 Local Authority Civil Defence Officers with a membership of approximately 3,500 volunteers. The volunteers give freely of their time and talents. The role… Read More


Online Course Resource

May 27, 2020

  Online Courses – Civil Defence College


Meath Search Operation

May 25, 2020

The search for a missing man continued in the Walterstown area, south of Navan, Co Meath on Sunday 24th May. Unfortunately, the search concluded without success. The Meath Civil Defence boat crew was activated using side scan sonar and underwater camera equipment. The search has been ongoing since early on Thursday morning, 21st May. Civil… Read More


Frontline Star of the Week – Tim O’Halloran

May 25, 2020

Civil Defence member, Tim O’Halloran has made the shortlist for The Independent.ie Frontline Star of the week. Tim O Halloran joined Civil Defence in 1998 and is a member of the Tipperary Unit. Tim completed his EMT course in 2016 and has been on call since the start of the COVID-19 crisis to carry out ambulatory… Read More


News Article from The Enniscorthy Guardian

May 19, 2020

News article from The Enniscorthy Guardian today about Wexford Civil Defence    


Mary Tavey, Monaghan Civil Defence – RIP

May 16, 2020

Mary Tavey, a valued member of Monaghan Civil Defence died peacefully today.   She will be sadly missed by all, particularly her colleagues in the Carrickmacross Unit.  May she rest in peace.     


Cork North Volunteers Delivering First Communion Gifts

May 16, 2020

Cork North Civil Defence volunteers delivering First Communion gifts for Rahan National school &  Scoil Aonghusa Community National School to their pupils who should be making their first holy communion this weekend. Lovely idea from the schools. Thanks to the volunteers.


Death Notice – Tom Stack, CDO in Sligo 1951 and Leitrim 1952

May 15, 2020

The death has occurred of Tom StackLifford rd., Ennis, Clare / Moyvane, Kerry Tom Stack – Lifford Ennis, Co. Clare & formerly of Moyvane, Co. Kerry (Retired Chief Fire Officer, Clare Co. Council) Peacefully, at home – May 12th, 2020. Dearly loved husband of Joan & loving father of Deirdre, Eibhlín, James, Pauline & Tommy,… Read More


Irish Daily Star News Article 14th May 2020

May 14, 2020

The Irish Daily Star visited Meath Civil Defence on Wednesday the 13th May.  Attached is the news article from Michael O’Toole reporting on their visit. Daily Star News Article on Meath CD 14th May 2020      


Laois Search Operation

May 14, 2020

Laois Civil Defence was activated at 1pm on Wednesday 13th May to assist in the land search for a missing person in the environs of Portlaoise.   Four Civil Defence Drone Units were in operation – Laois Galway, Westmeath and Tipperary. In total, 21 volunteer members were on duty, assisted by 8 4WD vehicles, 1 4WD… Read More