Louth Fire

15 June 2022

Volunteers from Louth Civil Defence were requested late Tuesday evening to assist the Fire Services who were fighting a major fire at a local recycling plant. The Drone Team quickly responded and provided Fire Officers with valuable information and images of the commercial structure involved including aerial thermal imaging – an excellent example of inter-agency… Read More

Galway Search & Rescue

13 June 2022

On Saturday night 11th June 2022 Galway Civil Defence was requested by Galway Fire and Rescue Service to assist in the search for a missing 90yr old lady whom also suffers from Dementia, in the Glenamaddy area of Co. Galway. The Galway Drone Crew and Clonberne Civil Defence Unit responded and reported to the An… Read More

Barge Recovery – Ballinasloe Harbour

9 June 2022

On Wednesday 8th June the RNLI requested assistance from Galway Civil Defence with a barge which was in danger of running aground on the River Suck near Ballinasloe Harbour. A boat and crew from the Ballinasloe unit of Galway Civil Defence responded to the request and on arrival noted that the vessel had been blown… Read More

Cork – Ocean to City Boat Race

7 June 2022

Cork North, Cork City and Cork South Civil Defence Boat crews provided safety boat cover at the ‘Ocean to City’ Boat Race on Saturday 4th June.

Carlow Regatta

7 June 2022

Carlow and Kilkenny Civil Defence boat units provided safety boat cover at the Carlow Regattta over the weekend of 4th-5th June.

Cork West – Recognition

7 June 2022

The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Gillian Coughlan invited a representative group from Cork West Civil Defence to attend the Cork County Covid 19 Volunteer Recognition event held in the County Hall on Thursday the 19th of May 2022. Cllr Coughlan presented Cork West Civil Defence with a Letter of Recognition from Taoiseach, Michaél… Read More

Donegal Ceremony of Remembrance and Reflection of the COVID-19 Pandemic

23 May 2022

A remembrance event was held on Sunday 22nd May to pay tribute to those who have lost their lives to COVID-19 in Donegal over  last two years. Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr Jack Murray led the ceremony of remembrance and reflection which took place at the Diamond in Lifford on Sunday. Speaking at the… Read More

COVID-19 Volunteer Awards – County Hall Cork

20 May 2022

Cork North Civil Defence Volunteers attended the Cork County COVID-19 Voluntter Wards evening held in County Hall, Cork on Thursday 19th May 2022.

Kilkenny Civil Defence support to Ukrainians seeking protection in Ireland

16 May 2022

During the week of 11th -16th April, Kilkenny Civil Defence pulled off an enormous feat. A beautiful home from scratch to accommodate 100 of our Ukrainian guests was created with the help of the local Kilkenny community and friends following the generosity of the sisters of the John of God convent for allowing their former… Read More

Ceremony of Remembrance and Reflection

11 April 2022

A Ceremony of Remembrance and Reflection, took place in the grounds of Limerick City and County Council, Merchant’s Quay, Limerick on Sunday 10th April 2022. This ceremony represented an opportunity to pause and reflect on all those who have been affected by, or lost their lives, during the Covid-19 pandemic.  It also paid tribute to… Read More