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June Photo of the Month Winner

July 15, 2016

Congratulations to Mark Condon, Tipperary Civil Defence on winning the June Photo of the Month Competition. A €50 One4All voucher is on its way to you. The competition is open again for June – if you’re not in you can’t win. There will be a €50 One for All voucher awarded to the winner each… Read More


Wicklow – Boat Rescue

July 6, 2016

On Tuesday evening, 5th July while launching the Rib for a training exercise off Greystones the Wicklow Civil Defence Boat Crew was approached by a member of the public who reported that a small sailing boat was in difficulties off Greystones  Harbour.  The sailing boat had been drifting for over an hour. The Civil Defence… Read More


Paul Keogh TD, Minister with Responsibility for Defence Visits Civil Defence HQ

June 29, 2016

On Monday the 27th June, Paul Kehoe, T.D., Minister with Responsibility for Defence visited Civil Defence Headquarters in Roscrea, where he received an outline on the work of Civil Defence volunteers nationwide.  


Cork West – Search for Missing Person

June 29, 2016

Cork West Civil Defence was tasked by Garda District HQ in Clonakilty at 8.30pm on Wednesday evening, 28th June to assist in a missing person search operation in the vicinity of Lissard House, 3km south east of Skibbereen, for a 21yr old male. Civil Defence search teams and boat crew, in conjunction with Toe Head… Read More


Roscommon CD Display at Áras on Chontae

June 27, 2016

Display at Áras on Chontae, Roscommon 17th June 2016.


Westmeath – Search & Recovery Operation

June 22, 2016

More than 100 people, including 23 Civil Defence personnel, took part in a search over a five day period for a 74-year-old woman who was reported missing in Athlone since 16th June. Members of An Garda Síochána, Civil Defence, R.N.L.I., Athlone, Lough Ree, Roscommon and Shannonside Sub Aqua Clubs, Longford Scuba Divers, neighbours, relatives and… Read More


Sligo Civil Defence – River Moy Rescue

June 14, 2016

Sligo Civil Defence volunteers returning from covering an event in Killala over the weekend were stopped by a passerby to respond to an incident at the Moy River in Ballina when a man had entered the water. The volunteers in attendance assessed the casualty who was partially submerged, breathing but unconscious. The man who had… Read More


Meath Civil Defence – Moylagh 50 Mile Walk

June 13, 2016

Last weekend was an extremely busy day for Meath Civil Defence volunteers from Oldcastle, Kells, Navan, Dunshaughlin and Trim units at the Moylagh 50 mile walk in aid of cancer charities. Some 570 people took part in the walk starting at 6am with the last walkers completing the 50 miles at 2am this morning. Almost 200 walkers completed… Read More


May Photo of the Month Competition Winner

June 10, 2016

Congratulations to Joe Fleming, Dublin Civil Defence on winning the May Photo of the Month Competition. A €50 One4All voucher is on its way to you. The competition is open again for June – if you’re not in you can’t win. There will be a €50 One for All voucher awarded to the winner each… Read More


Presentation Night – Tipperary Civil Defence

May 31, 2016

Tipperary  Civil Defence enjoyed a very successful awards night in Hotel Minella on Friday night, 27th May. The ceremony was attended by in excess of 90 volunteer members. Certificates were presented in the following areas: Cardiac First Responder Occupational First Aid Emergency First Responder Advanced First Aid Water & flood Awareness Swift Water Responders Life… Read More