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Cork West Civil Defence – Skibbereen Flooding – October 2013

November 4, 2013

At 12.40am on Friday 25th October Cork West Civil Defence were tasked to respond to flooding in Skibbereen caused by torrential rain and rising river levels. By 1.15am there were 20 volunteers at the Cork West HQ building being briefed on various tasks which included traffic management, floodwater pumping, flood defence distribution and deployment, assistance… Read More


South East Region AFS Pump Drill Competition

October 23, 2013

On Sunday 20th October 2013, the South East Region AFS Pump Drill Competition was hosted in Dungarvan Fire Station by Waterford County Civil Defence. Over 60 Volunteers participated in the event as both competitors and spectators. The AFS teams battled against time and adverse weather conditions to compete in the Pump drill skills. Overall winners… Read More


Galway Civil Defence – Search – September 2013

October 3, 2013

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Donegal Civil Defence – All Ireland Fleadh 2013

September 27, 2013

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Mayo Civil Defence – Awards Night 2013

September 27, 2013

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Pontoon Exercise – Blessington Lakes – 7th September 2013

September 12, 2013

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Roscommon Civil Defence – Gathering Event, September 2013

September 11, 2013

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Meath Civil Defence – Pink Tie Charity Event – August 2013

August 9, 2013

Meath Civil Defence with the support of the Dublin Unit provided support and assistance to the organisers at a recent Pink Tie children’s cancer charity day-out in Dunboyne Castle Hotel. Over 250 children and volunteers were entertained with music and games in the hotel throughout the day. The hotel grounds hosted a range of displays… Read More


Civil Defence Forum News – 24th July 2013

August 8, 2013

1. Opening Address Forum Chairman, Bill Smith delivered an opening address to the inaugural meeting of the Civil Defence Forum. Mr Smith briefed members on how the Forum was established following the dissolution of the Civil Defence Board. Forum members were informed that the newly formed non-statutory consultative body will be as flexible as possible… Read More


Offaly Civil Defence – Search & Rescue, August 2013

August 7, 2013

At 8.45 am on Monday 5th August Offaly Civil Defence was contacted by Edenderry Garda Station to render assistance in relation to a missing 72 year old male as a search the previous day was unsuccessful. A team of 17 Civil Defence personnel were mobilized and met up with the Gardaí for a brief and… Read More