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

Cork North Civil Defence – Flood Relief Support, Fermoy

24 February 2021

Cork North Civil Defence have two 4WD Vehicles at either side of the bridge in Fermoy assisting the local authority and An Garda Síochána since early morning transporting people from either side of the bridge via the motorway. The bridge will be reopened when the water level goes down.

Civil Defence Magazine 2021

24 February 2021

Roscommon Search Operation Jan-Feb 2021

22 February 2021

From 16th January – 20th February a sustained search operation was conducted in the Athlone area for a missing man. Extensive searches of the River Shannon, the Canal and adjacent floodplains were conducted. Roscommon Civil Defence joined the search operation on Friday 29th January and continued to assist up to the conclusion of the search on Saturday… Read More

Kilkenny Civil Defence commended for work during the pandemic

19 February 2021

Attached is an article in this weeks Kilkenny People commending Kilkenny Civil Defence on their hard work during the Covid-19 pandemic. Click on the photograph below to read the full article: