News

All Ireland GAA Qualifier – Hyde Park, Roscommon

18 June 2024

On Sunday 16th June, Roscommon Civil Defence volunteers provided medical cover in Hyde Park, Roscommon for the qualifier game between Mayo and Dublin.


Dublin Mountain Challenge

6 June 2024

Dublin Civil Defence provided medical, rescue and comms support for the 42k Dublin Mountain Challenge in aid of Barrettstown on Sunday 26th May. Support was provided by the Meath Civil Defence welfare catering unit, which provided breakfast and lunch for all involved in the event.


Clare Civil Defence Awards Night – May 2024

6 June 2024

 Last month Clare Civil Defence held an awards night to mark ranks promotions, Covid-19 medals, training achievements and a whopping 310 years of service from 21 of their team of volunteers. Volunteers participated in courses such as EMT, Swiftwater rescue, Search responders, AFS and EFR to name just a few. Over 50 volunteers received Covid-19… Read More


Longford Search Operation

28 May 2024

Longford Civil Defence, assisted by colleagues from Mayo (Drone Unit), Roscommon and Offaly (Search Teams), Meath and Dublin (K9 Units) recovered the body of a missing person on Thursday evening 23rd May following a 12-day search operation.


Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2024

27 May 2024

Over 50 Civil Defence Volunteers have travelled to participate in the 64th Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes.  


Europa League Final – Aviva Stadium

24 May 2024

Dublin Civil Defence provided Fire, Rescue and Medical Cover for the Europa League Final in the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday evening, 21st May. The unit also provided transport for An Garda Síochána from the RDS to the Stadium with assistance from Offaly, Kildare, Kilkenny, Louth, Laois, Wicklow and Meath units.


National Volunteering Week

23 May 2024


National Bicycle Safety Week – Galway

22 May 2024

Galway Civil Defence provided Medical and Safety Cover for Galway City Council’s Schools City Centre Cycle, as part of National Bicycle Safety Week on the 15th May 2024! Members are pictured with the Galway City Council Mayor, Cllr Eddie Hoare.


Malahide Show

21 May 2024

Dublin Civil Defence had their Green Goddess on display at the Malahide Vintage Car show at the weekend (19 May). It had a lot of attractions as always. Well done to the crew that looks after it so well.


Run with Ray

21 May 2024

Well done to all who participated in the Run with Ray D’Arcy event in Tralee on Monday 20th May. Kerry Civil Defence volunteers provided medical cover for the event.