Official Opening of Clare Civil Defence Headquarters

10 June 2021

Minister Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Defence & Minister for Foreign Affairs officially opened the new Clare Civil Defence Headquarters on Tuesday the 8th June. The new facility at the Quin Road Campus in Ennis, Co. Clare, is a state-of-the-art, purpose-designed building that will be utilised by more than 100 Civil Defence volunteers from around… Read More

Galway Search Operation

9 June 2021

On Friday 4th June 2021 Galway Civil Defence was activated by An Garda Síochána to assist with the search of a missing male in the Galway City area. After a briefing with Garda search managers, Galway Civil Defence boat crews began a search of the canal areas on Friday afternoon. The search area was extended… Read More

Dublin Civil Defence – Medical Cover, Peamount Ladies Soccer

8 June 2021

Dublin Civil Defence provided medical cover at Peamount Ladies Soccer grounds on Saturday 5th June.  

Kerry Civil Defence – First Aid Cover, Listowel Races, June 2021

8 June 2021

Final day at Listowel Races for Kerry Civil Defence volunteers who are pictured with colleagues from the Irish Red Cross Mallow-Charleville unit and Turf Club Doctors.

Next Stop Hollywood

1 June 2021

Clare Civil Defence has been for the last six weeks assisting with the filming of a very popular television series being produced by RTE, the BBC and Half Island Productions. Filming of “Smother” series 2 has been taking place on the north coast of Clare and is due for release towards the end of this… Read More

Cork North – Wedding Bells

31 May 2021

Cork North Civil Defence members took a break from duties on Saturday last, 29th May to join in the celebrations on the occasion of the marriage of two volunteer members, Kieran Brennan and Karena Hunter. Civil Defence provided a Guard of Honour outside the church. It was lovely to see the number one uniform worn… Read More

Limerick Civil Defence RTC Exercise

28 May 2021

On Thursday 27th May, Limerick Civil Defence volunteers assisted with Limerick Fire Service New Recruits Course.  Members assisted as casualties while Garry Fitzpatrick, Assistant Civil Defence Officer carried out his role as Paramedic for the exercise.  

Throwback: Civil Defence Simulate Nuclear Incident – May 1989

28 May 2021

Throwback to a news report broadcast on RTÉ on the 27th May 1989 RTÉ Archives: Civil Defence Similate Nuclear Incident – May 1989

Galway – Missing Person Search

17 May 2021

The search for a missing male in the Inverin area of Co Galway continued on Sunday 16th May. On Thursday 13th May 2021 Galway Civil Defence received a request from An Garda Síochána to assist with the search. A Galway Civil Defence team responded to and conducted a search of the area of the last… Read More

Missing Person Search – Millstreet, Co Cork

17 May 2021

Cork North Civil Defence was activated by An Garda Síochána to assist in a missing person search in the Millstreet area on Saturday evening, 15th May. The unit was fully mobilised within an hour with a Control Van and a number of volunteers at the ready to assist on the search. Assistance was also provided by… Read More