Roscommon Search Operation, 4th April 2021

6 April 2021

Roscommon Civil Defence was activated by An Garda Síochána on Easter Sunday morning, specifically seeking deployment of the Drone to assist in the search for a missing person in the Brideswell area of South Roscommon. Following preparation of flight plans and follow up flights in the locality, some areas of interest were identified for a… Read More

Limerick Civil Defence – Easter Hamper Delivery

26 March 2021

Limerick Civil Defence were delighted to be involved in the Easter Hamper delivery to children of The Butterfly Club – a social club for children with special needs.  

Wexford Civil Defence: COVID-19 Wellbeing Packs

22 March 2021

Wexford Civil Defence volunteers packed 450 wellbeing packs which were delivered to elderly people throughout the county last weekend 20-21 March. Packs were distributed to Wexford Garda Division, Meals on Wheels in Enniscorthy, Gorey, Grantstown, Ramsgrange, Tagoat and Taghmon, Wexford County Council, Wexford Food Family.  

Monaghan Civil Defence: COVID-19 Transportation Duties

10 March 2021

Monaghan Civil Defence transported St Louis nuns for their COVID-19 vaccinations this morning.      

Assistant Civil Defence Officer Vacancy – Kilkenny

10 March 2021

Kilkenny County Council have advertised the position of Assistant Civil Defence Officer.  Full details are in the link  below: Apply for Assistant Civil Defence Officer – Kilkenny

River Barrow Search – Athy, Co Kildare

8 March 2021

The search for a man reported missing after his Kayak capsized in a tragic accident on Sunday 28th February concluded on Saturday 6th March following the recovery of the man’s body (RIP). Civil Defence had over 80 volunteers participating in the search  – resources deployed included, 4 boats, 4 rafts, a number of SRT teams,… Read More

Wicklow Gorse Fire

8 March 2021

Wicklow Civil Defence was tasked on Sunday night, 7th March to assist the Wicklow Fire Service. The Drone Team supported ground crews tackling a Gorse Fire on Scar Mountain.  

COVID-19 Information Resources

5 March 2021

  Personal Care and PPE: Hand Hygiene Practices: How to protect yourself and others from coronavirus Follow this advice as strictly as possible and encourage others to follow this advice too. Do Wash your hands properly and often. Wear appropriate PPE (see video on Donning & Doffing of PPE) Cover your mouth and nose with… Read More

Galway Search – Annaghdown

3 March 2021

Galway Civil Defence was activated on Tuesday afternoon, 2nd March to assist in the search for a missing person in the Annaghdown area of Co. Galway. The Civil Defence Drone Crew was on the scene within an hour of the call out. The search was conducted together with An Garda Síochána, and the Irish Coastguard… Read More

Civil Defence National Jerusalema Dance Challenge

26 February 2021

A number of weeks ago, Donegal Civil Defence came up with the idea of participating in the Jerusalema Dance Challenge, with the purpose of bringing a bit of light hearted fun for the volunteers who have been working so hard over the last 12 months with Covid. All units were then invited to join in… Read More