Visit of US President Joe Biden to Ballina, Co Mayo

23 May 2023


President of the United States Joe Biden visited Ballina on the evening of 14th April 2023.

Civil Defence deployed 30 members to support this historic event. Mayo Civil Defence received support from Galway and Offaly Civil Defence and worked alongside Order of Malta Ireland, An Garda Siochana, The Health Service Executive, Mayo Fire and Rescue and Mayo Co. Co. to ensure all attendees had a safe and enjoyable experience.

The operation was supported by Paul Brophy, Communications Officer, Civil Defence Branch who provided technical support to ensure inter-operability between agencies was possible.