Storm Isha

22 January 2024

Sunday 20th January: Donegal – Two 4WD vehicles and two trailers assisted Local Authority Roads Section, placing sandbags at Donegal Town, Dungloe, Falcarragh and Inishowen areas prior to the Red Weather warning coming onto effect.  Kerry – Sandbags were distributed in Clash, Tralee and to Racecourse Road, Tralee. Road at James’s Road Tralee blocked off and… Read More

Mayo Search

22 January 2024

On Saturday 20th January Mayo Civil Defence was activated by An Garda Síochána to assist in the search for a missing person in South Mayo. The body was later recovered from a local river. May he rest in peace.    

Injured Hiker on Slieve Blooms

22 January 2024

On Saturday 20th January Laois and Offaly Civil Defence volunteers responded to a call to assist an injured hiker on the Slieve Blooms. The casualty was treated by Civil Defence medics and extricated safely by Civil Defence crew to the awaiting National Ambulance Service Ambulance.

Snowfall – Donegal

17 January 2024

Donegal Civil Defence will be providing transport to HSE homecare support in the Inishowen area of Donegal this evening following recent heavy falls of snow. Tomorrow, the Unit is also scheduled to provide transport support to Irish Cancer Care West tomorrow and to transport patient to and from Termon to Letterkenny University Hospital for chemotherapy… Read More

River Boyne Search:  December 2023 – January 2024

17 January 2024

It is with great sadness and relief for the family that the search on the river Boyne concluded with the recovery of a body by members of Meath River Rescue 0n 14th January. May he Rest in Peace. Meath Civil Defence would like to thank all of our volunteers who were involved in the search… Read More

Winter Solstice, Newgrange

21 December 2023

A team of Meath Civil Defence volunteers were out early this morning providing ambulance and medical cover for the annual winter solstice at Newgrange monument. The sun made a valiant effort to oblige but the live stream commentary was excellent. Well done to all involved.

Dublin Civil Defence – Transporting Toy Show Toys

13 December 2023

13th December Today Dublin Civil Defence assisted in the delivery of donated toys from the Late Late Toy Show to Cork University Hospital.

Roscommon Christmas Festival

12 December 2023

The inclement weather at the weekend did not dampen the Roscommon Civil Defence volunteers from getting into the Christmas Spirit at the Roscommon Christmas Festival.  

The First Responders and Civil Defence Lecture Day

12 December 2023

8 Dec 2023   Photo L to R: Garda C. Egan, An Garda Siochana, Mr. John Sreenan Volunteer Cork City Civil Defence, Ms Denise Forde Instructor, Cork City Civil Defence, Dr Colm Henry, Chief Clinical Officer, HSE, Mr Sean Healy Instructor, Cork City Civil Defence, Mr Liam Ring Volunteer, Cork City Civil Defence. People from… Read More

Santa Visits Civil Defence, Ratra House, Phoenix Park

11 December 2023

Special thanks to Santa and all his little elves  for a fantastic drive through Santa in Ratra on Saturday night 9th December.