Publications

Civil Defence Child Protection Policy 2018

August 31, 2018

Child Protection Policy 2018.pdf This policy outlines the procedures and establishes the responsibilities of Civil Defence members1 with regard to the protection of children when working with, or when brought into contact with, children whilst engaged in Civil Defence duties and exercises. Each Civil Defence Unit must have a Designated Liaison Person (DLP) to act… Read More


Child Safety Statement (2018)

July 2, 2018

Child Safety Statement (2018)


Revised Code of Conduct and Volunteer Policy (2018)

July 2, 2018

Revised Code of Conduct  New Volunteer Policy    


Civil Defence Garda Vetting Policy – July 2016

July 15, 2016

Below is a link to the new Civil Defence Garda Vetting Policy: CIVIL DEFENCE GARDA VETTING POLICY JULY 2016.pdf


Civil Defence Review Newsletter

March 10, 2016

Link to our recent Civil Defence 2015 Review Newsletter below. Civil Defence Newsletter.pdf


Civil Defence Search Dog Policy

March 10, 2016

Introduction Civil Defence acquired its first search dog in 2006. As of January 2016, Civil Defence has four search dog teams based in Dublin, Meath, Laois and Tipperary. These comprise 2 air-scenting dogs used in searching for live persons and 2 cadaver dogs used in searches for deceased persons. These dogs are regularly called out… Read More


Civil Defence Review 2014

April 14, 2015

Civil Defence Review 2014


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Civil Defence Branch

February 24, 2015

Civil Defence has developed a new unmanned aerial vehicle capability to help with searching for missing people. Full details are available at  the link below: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Civil Defence Branch


SHARING THE ROAD WITH EMERGENCY SERVICE VEHICLES BASIC TIPS

December 6, 2012

RSA Emergency Vehicles [PDF]


02/12 – UPDATE The Wearing of the Civil Defence Volunteer Uniform

January 16, 2012

To: Each County/City Manager All Civil Defence Officers All Assistant Civil Defence Officers Cover Letter Circular CD 02 of 2012 UPDATED – Civil Defence Dress Code Circular 2013 UPDATE CIVIL DEFENCE CIRCULAR CD 02/2012 THE WEARING OF CIVIL DEFENCE VOLUNTEER UNIFORM 1. The Civil Defence Board wishes to advise that new guidelines have been drawn… Read More


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