Longford Search Operation

28 May 2024

Longford Civil Defence, assisted by colleagues from Mayo (Drone Unit), Roscommon and Offaly (Search Teams), Meath and Dublin (K9 Units) recovered the body of a missing person on Thursday evening 23rd May following a 12-day search operation.

Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2024

27 May 2024

Over 50 Civil Defence Volunteers have travelled to participate in the 64th Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes.  

Europa League Final – Aviva Stadium

24 May 2024

Dublin Civil Defence provided Fire, Rescue and Medical Cover for the Europa League Final in the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday evening, 21st May. The unit also provided transport for An Garda Síochána from the RDS to the Stadium with assistance from Offaly, Kildare, Kilkenny, Louth, Laois, Wicklow and Meath units.

National Volunteering Week

23 May 2024

National Bicycle Safety Week – Galway

22 May 2024

Galway Civil Defence provided Medical and Safety Cover for Galway City Council’s Schools City Centre Cycle, as part of National Bicycle Safety Week on the 15th May 2024! Members are pictured with the Galway City Council Mayor, Cllr Eddie Hoare.

Malahide Show

21 May 2024

Dublin Civil Defence had their Green Goddess on display at the Malahide Vintage Car show at the weekend (19 May). It had a lot of attractions as always. Well done to the crew that looks after it so well.

Run with Ray

21 May 2024

Well done to all who participated in the Run with Ray D’Arcy event in Tralee on Monday 20th May. Kerry Civil Defence volunteers provided medical cover for the event.

Mayo Search & Rescue Operation

14 May 2024

On Sunday evening, 5th May,  Mayo Civil Defence was activated by An Garda Síochána to assist in the search for a high risk missing person search in the east Mayo area. Resources were mobilised, and assistance was provided by Galway and Laois Civil Defence Units. The missing person was found by a local search team… Read More

You Are On Our Minds Program

14 May 2024

Dublin Civil Defence recently hosted the 5th four-day LTT meeting at Dublin Civil Defence HQ, for the Erasmus Program ’You Are On Our Minds’. The program is to have an online platform for search responders and families of missing vulnerable persons. Participating organisations from seven countries took part in the meeting. The final meeting will… Read More

Cork North & East Civil Defence – IBTS Clinic

23 April 2024

Cork North and East Civil Defence volunteers assisting on day 1 of 4 at the Irish Blood Transfusion clinic on Monday 22nd April.