Publications

Presentations from Regional Volunteer Consultation Meetings

December 10, 2018

Below are links to both presentations given at the Regional Volunteer Consultation Meetings: Civil Defence Branch Presentation Volunteer Ireland Presentation


Consent Form for the Use of Photographs

November 19, 2018

Civil Defence Branch, Department of Defence intends to take photographic and/or video recordings of volunteers attending Civil Defence events/exercises for the purpose of promoting the Civil Defence Organisation.  Below is a link to a consent form for the use of these photographs in print and digital media formats including print publications, websites, e-marketing, posters/banners, advertising,… Read More


Volunteer Submission Form

October 24, 2018

Following on from the Ministers Press Release dated 15th October 2018, in relation to the 8 regional volunteer consultation meetings, attached blank volunteer submission form. Volunteer Submission form for Regional Consultation Meetings    


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