Teagasc is urging farmers, landowners, rural dwellers and those using the countryside to be extremely vigilant and heed the high-level warning for forest fires, reminding everyone that it’s illegal to burn growing vegetation on uncultivated land up to the end of August.
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The management of airport rescue and firefighting services throughout the pandemic was outlined during a webinar, organised by the Airport Fire Officers’ Association to highlight the importance of strong staff collaboration, training exercises in adapting to current challenges and future resilience planning.
Global pandemics and cyber-attacks were, until recently, high-level threats that we have acknowledged, but for which we failed to adequately prepare. Both have come to pass, and the State has scrambled to mitigate the threat, according to
Commandant Conor King, RACO General Secretary.