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Ukrainians Seeking Protection in Ireland

20 May 2022

Summary Report of 20th May 2022 On 24 February 2022, Russia began a military invasion of Ukraine, in a major escalation of the Russo-Ukrainian conflict that had begun in 2014. In the days that have followed millions of Ukrainian women and children have sought refuge in countries that will accept them. Since the beginning of March work has… Read More


COVID-19 Volunteer Awards – County Hall Cork

20 May 2022

Cork North Civil Defence Volunteers attended the Cork County COVID-19 Voluntter Wards evening held in County Hall, Cork on Thursday 19th May 2022.


Kilkenny Civil Defence support to Ukrainians seeking protection in Ireland

16 May 2022

During the week of 11th -16th April, Kilkenny Civil Defence pulled off an enormous feat. A beautiful home from scratch to accommodate 100 of our Ukrainian guests was created with the help of the local Kilkenny community and friends following the generosity of the sisters of the John of God convent for allowing their former… Read More


Ceremony of Remembrance and Reflection

11 April 2022

A Ceremony of Remembrance and Reflection, took place in the grounds of Limerick City and County Council, Merchant’s Quay, Limerick on Sunday 10th April 2022. This ceremony represented an opportunity to pause and reflect on all those who have been affected by, or lost their lives, during the Covid-19 pandemic.  It also paid tribute to… Read More


Civil Defence Magazine 2022

11 April 2022

 


Ukrainians Seeking Protection in Ireland

8 April 2022

8th April 2022 On 24 February 2022, Russia began a military invasion of Ukraine, in a major escalation of the Russo-Ukrainian conflict that had begun in 2014. In the days that have followed millions of Ukrainian women and children have sought protection in countries that will accept them. Since the beginning of March work has been ongoing to… Read More


Climb with Charlie / Climb with John (3rd April), Slieve Snaght Mouintains, Inishowen

7 April 2022

Day 2 of the ‘Climb with Charlie’ event was held on Sunday 3rd April in Inishowen, Donegal on the Slieve Snaght Mountains. Slieve Snaght is a mountain in the middle of the Inishowen peninsula. It rises to a height of 615 metres, making it the highest mountain in Inishowen, and is one of the northernmost… Read More


Donegal Civil Defence ‘Climb Errigal Together’ ( 2nd April 2022)

7 April 2022

Hundreds of people from the North West scaled Donegal’s highest peak for the ‘Climb Errigal Together’ event. All proceeds from the challenge are going to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and Pieta House. The climb in the heart of the Donegal gaeltacht, was one of 150 that had been organised nationally as part of… Read More


Be Summer Ready

6 April 2022

Press Release Launch of the Government’s ‘Be Summer-Ready’ Information Campaign   The Government today launched the ‘Be Summer-Ready’ 2022 Public Safety Information Campaign. This campaign provides advice across a wide range of topics on staying safe this summer. The focus of this campaign is to “Minding your Mental Health this Summer”. The campaign was jointly… Read More


Kerry’s Eye Article – March 2022

30 March 2022

Kerry Eye Article, twin volunteers