2 August 2023
Dublin Civil Defence provided medical cover for the homecoming for the Dublin Team and the Sam Maguire in Smithfield on Monday night, 31st July. Two ambulances, One Comms Truck and 40 Volunteers were on duty.
28 July 2023
On Saturday evening 22nd July, Donegal Civil Defence AFS and Swift Water units were activated by Donegal County Council to assist the Donegal Fire Service due to flooding in the Finn Valley area, affecting the towns of Raphoe and Castlefin in East Donegal. Civil Defence deployed the following resources to Raphoe Town, reporting into the… Read More
27 July 2023
The Tánaiste and Minister for Defence Micheál Martin TD made Code of Practice Regulations SI 371 of 2023 in accordance with section 10 (1) of the Civil Defence Act 2023. The Regulations, which consolidates the Code of Conduct and the Volunteer Policy came into effect on 19th July. Code of Practice 19 July 2023
24 July 2023
On Wednesday 12th July Laois Civil Defence was activated by An Garda Síochána to carry out a search operation of a woodland area for a missing person outside of Portlaoise town. 17 volunteers responded to the call and were on the scene within 30 minutes of the initial request. Search operations continued over the following… Read More
14 July 2023
The Tánaiste and Minister for Defence Micheál Martin TD has signed a commencement order for the Civil Defence Act 2023. The new Act comes into effect from 18th July. The Act provides a modern and consolidated legal basis for Civil Defence today and for the years to come. Civil Defence Act 2023
13 July 2023
Dublin Civil Defence volunteers responded to assist in the search for a missing lady from a care home at 12.50pm last night, 12th July. Search teams were on site within 40 minutes. Thankfully, the Civil Defence search teams located the lady at 2am, safe and well.
28 June 2023
Last weekend, 24-25 June Civil Defence K-9 units had their independent assessments. Special thanks to all our handlers and search dogs for the selfless hours of training that they put in.
28 June 2023
Volunteers from Louth provided medical and public safety cover for the Irish Legends Golf Tournament at Seapoint Golf Club from 22-25 June. This international tournament attracted senior professional players as well as a number of celebrities. Early starts and late evenings were required for the seven days of the tournament but the volunteers stepped up… Read More
23 June 2023
Since its revival in 2007 Cork City Civil Defence has provided medical and logistical support at the Cork Marathon. Over 11,000 competitors took part in the 2023 event on Sunday 4th June.
19 June 2023
Cork North and East Civil Defence showcased their resources at the Cork Summer Show which took place on 17th and 18th June 2023 at the Cork Showgrounds at Curraheen, Cork. Visitors to the stand included Micheál Martin Tánaiste and Minister for Defence, Michael McGrath Minister for Finance, Tim Lucey Chief Executive Cork County Council and… Read More