Carrick Camino 2022

30 August 2022

On Saturday 27th August, Roscommon, Leitrim, Mayo and Offaly Civil Defence members provided medical and communications support to organisers of the Carrick Camino 2022.

An Garda Síochána – Centenary Celebrations

29 August 2022

Dublin Civil Defence volunteers provided medical cover at the Garda 100th Anniversary celebrations in Dublin Castle yesterday, Sunday 28th August.

Electric Picnic Festival 2022

29 August 2022

On Sunday 28th August, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Laois Civil Defence volunteers were back on the lake in Stradbally building a floating pontoon in preparation for duties this coming weekend at Electric Picnic Festival 2022.

Béal na Bláth Centenary Commemoration 2022

23 August 2022

Cork West Civil Defence provided medical, communications and drone support for the Commemoration Ceremony of Sunday 21st August in Béal na Bláth, Co Cork. 22 members of Cork West Civil Defence were on duty from 9am to 6pm. Assistance was also provided by Kerry Civil Defence volunteers. Pictured with Cork West volunteers after the event… Read More

Kerry Flood Relief Efforts, 15th – 17th August 2022

17 August 2022

Kerry Civil Defence was activated on Monday evening 15th August due to heavy thundery showers in isolated areas in Tralee and north Kerry which caused flooding. The unit responded to assist at two houses in the Ballymacelligott area with 30 filled sandbags. Later, at a landslide in Kielduff area north of Tralee, Civil Defence provided… Read More

Wexford CD – Wexford Roses

17 August 2022

Wexford Civil Defence were part of the Wexford Rose Tour, escorting the Roses around Wexford County.    

Reek Sunday, 31st July

2 August 2022

Volunteers from Mayo Civil Defence, ably assisted by volunteers from Dublin Defence provided ambulance support and a mountain stretcher team on Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday, 31st July.

Kerry Civil Defence Assistance to Ukrainians Seeking Protection in Ireland

27 July 2022

News report on Kerry Civil Defence assistance to Ukrainians seeking protection in Ireland in today’s edition of The Kerryman newspaper:

JP McManus Pro Am

13 July 2022

The JP McManus Pro-Am took place at Adare Manor 4th-5th July.  Almost 80,000 spectators attended over the two days.  Limerick Civil Defence provided medical and water cover for the event.

Marathon Effort as Civil Defence Medics Save the Life of Cork City Marathon Runner

5 July 2022

CREW David Hegarty EFR, Rory Conlon EMT, James Finnegan EMT, Cork City CD Report from Cork City Civil Defence: On the 5th of June 2022 little did we know that it was the day they were going to be instrumental in saving a person’s life. We approach all duties the same way.  We ask ourselves… Read More