News

Website Upgrade 2014

2 December 2013

The tender process for the upgraded Civil Defence website has recently been completed. As you may be aware, a Customer Survey was conducted in 2012 from which the views of 320 responses were taken on board prior to commencing the tender process. The Civil Defence Branch now invites the views/recommendations of Volunteer members and Civil… Read More


Forum News – November 2013

29 November 2013

Civil Defence Ireland – Official Web Site .printHidden{display:none} Search the site Members Section College Programme Publications Photo Gallery About Us Latest News Home Wednesday, 19 November 2014 .Home > News > Forum News – November 2013 Quick Links Strategic Plan 2010 – 2013In the Event of an Emergency Customer Charter All News Forum News –… Read More


Cork County Council Civil Defence Presentation Night – November 2013

26 November 2013

Members of Cork North, South and West Civil Defence Units were presented with Certificates and Long Service Awards at the Park Inn by Radisson, Cork Airport on Friday 22nd November 2013. In attendance to present the awards were County Mayor Cllr. Noel O’Connor and Chief Fire Officer Seamus Coughlan. Mayor Noel O’Connor commended the volunteers… Read More


Cork City Civil Defence – AXA Roadsafe Roadshow – November 2013

26 November 2013

The AXA Roadsafe Roadshow took place in front of an audience of over a thousand teenagers from secondary schools in Cork City & County on Tuesday 19th November 2013. The event is organised by Cork City Fire Brigade and An Garda Síochána and its aim is to deliver a hard-hitting road safety message to all… Read More


Dublin Civil Defence EU Presentation – November 2013

14 November 2013

On Tuesday 12th November the Minister of State at the Department of Defence Paul Kehoe TD presented certificates of appreciation to over 50 members of Dublin Civil Defence. These certificates were awarded by the Government in appreciation of the service given by Civil Defence during Ireland’s EU Presidency in the first half of 2013. Certificates… Read More


Laois Civil Defence – Search & Recovery Operation – November 2013

13 November 2013

Laois Civil Defence was tasked by Garda Superintendent, Martin Cashin (Laois /Offaly region) 12.10pm on Sunday 10th November for a search of the Borris in Ossory area on foot of a report of a missing person. Civil Defence Officer Liam Preston put call out procedures in place and at 1.30 pm 15 Laois Civil Defence… Read More


Minister Shatter gives great praise to Civil Defence at ‘Be Winter Ready Campaign’ Launch of Monday 11th November 2013

12 November 2013

Civil Defence Ireland – Official Web Site .printHidden{display:none} Search the site Members Section College Programme Publications Photo Gallery About Us Latest News Home Wednesday, 19 November 2014 .Home > News > Minister Shatter gives great praise to Civil Defence at ‘Be Winter Ready Campaign’ Launch of Monday 11th November 2013 Quick Links Strategic Plan 2010… Read More


Cork City Civil Defence – Continuous Competency Day – November 2013

5 November 2013

A Continuous Professional Competency day for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) was held at Cork City Civil Defence HQ on Saturday 2nd November 2013. The event was attended by EMTs’ from Cork City, Cork North, Cork West and Cork South. The theme for the day was “Paediatrics in the Pre Hospital Environment” and sessions included presentations… Read More


Cork West Civil Defence – Skibbereen Flooding – October 2013

4 November 2013

At 12.40am on Friday 25th October Cork West Civil Defence were tasked to respond to flooding in Skibbereen caused by torrential rain and rising river levels. By 1.15am there were 20 volunteers at the Cork West HQ building being briefed on various tasks which included traffic management, floodwater pumping, flood defence distribution and deployment, assistance… Read More


South East Region AFS Pump Drill Competition

23 October 2013

On Sunday 20th October 2013, the South East Region AFS Pump Drill Competition was hosted in Dungarvan Fire Station by Waterford County Civil Defence. Over 60 Volunteers participated in the event as both competitors and spectators. The AFS teams battled against time and adverse weather conditions to compete in the Pump drill skills. Overall winners… Read More