Official Opening of Clare Civil Defence Headquarters

10 June 2021

Minister Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Defence & Minister for Foreign Affairs officially opened the new Clare Civil Defence Headquarters on Tuesday the 8th June.

The new facility at the Quin Road Campus in Ennis, Co. Clare, is a state-of-the-art, purpose-designed building that will be utilised by more than 100 Civil Defence volunteers from around the county, and includes training facilities, office accommodation, a records management centre, storage and garage.

In attendance were Cllr Mary Howard – Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council, Pat Dowling – Chief Executive of Clare County Council, Jacqui McCrum – Assistant Secretary of Department of Defence, Emer Dalton – Principal Officer of Civil Defence Branch, Noel Carmody – Clare Civil Defence Officer, Steven Hayes –  Clare Assistant Civil Defence Officer and Civil Defence volunteers.

The very best of luck to Noel & Steven and their volunteers in your new premises.

Credit for photographs: Eamon Ward

Clare Civil Defence Official Opening - Tuesday 8th June 2021