Clash of the Titans, Castlerea Boxing Club

9 April 2024

Roscommon Civil Defence provided medical cover at Castlerea Boxing Club on Friday 5th April for the ‘Clash of the Titans’ competition between the Irish amateur Olympic boxing team and their Ukrainian counterparts.

Missing Person Search, Kilworth, Cork

8 April 2024

Cork North & East Civil Defence volunteers assisted as part of a  multi-agency search of dense woodland in the environs of Kilworth, Co Cork.  late on Saturday night, 6th April. Volunteers were back on the search site at first light on sunday morning 7th April and shortly before 10am the person was located by local… Read More

Missing Person Search, Galway

5 April 2024

On Thursday night, 4th April Galway Civil Defence was contacted by An Garda Síochána, Tuam to assist in the search of the River Clare for a missing person in the environs of Curraghline to the River Corrib. Galway Civil Defence Boat Crew are en route to the search area this morning.    

Laois Live Well Expo

4 April 2024

A number of Laois Civil Defence volunteers are attending the Live Well Expo today at Portlaoise College.

An Garda Síochána Life Saver Project

4 April 2024

An Garda Síochána Roads Policing, visited the Mayo Civil Defence HQ on Wednesday evening, 3rd April to deliver The Lifesaver Project. This hard hitting and realistic road safety presentation highlights the devastating effects that road traffic collisions can have. Thanks to Garda Micheál Gorman for his attendance and presentation.  

Wexford Civil Defence – St Patricks Day

25 March 2024

Wexford Civil Defence units covered St Patrick’s Day Parades in Gorey, New Ross and Wexford Town – a great turnout of  volunteers throughout the county.      

St Patricks Day Festivities – Louth

19 March 2024

Another successful St Patrick’s day completed. Well done to all the volunteers who both participated in the parade and then provided medical cover for the festivities afterwards.

Medal Presentation Ceremony – Trinity College

11 March 2024

On Thursday 7th March Tánaiste and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin, T.D. presented long service medals to Civil Defence members in acknowledgement of 30, 40, 50 and 60 years service. The Tánaiste stated ” I am delighted to formally honour the long and distinguished years of service of these Civil Defence members. They have each… Read More

Search and Rescue – Dalkey Quarry

26 February 2024

Great outcome to a Dublin Civil Defence search and rescue operation in Dalkey Quarry on Sunday night, 25th February. The missing vulnerable person was found alive and well.

Storm Isha

22 January 2024

Sunday 20th January: Donegal – Two 4WD vehicles and two trailers assisted Local Authority Roads Section, placing sandbags at Donegal Town, Dungloe, Falcarragh and Inishowen areas prior to the Red Weather warning coming onto effect.  Kerry – Sandbags were distributed in Clash, Tralee and to Racecourse Road, Tralee. Road at James’s Road Tralee blocked off and… Read More