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  • SUPPORT ‘LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT BILL’ TO STOP THEFT OR DAMAGE TO DEFIBRILLATORS

    SUPPORT 'LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT BILL' TO STOP THEFT OR DAMAGE TO DEFIBRILLATORS Following a spate of thefts of Public Access Defibrillators (PADs) from Louth and Wicklow, in addition to an increasing number of similar incidents reported countrywide in recent times, CFR Ireland is calling for cross-party support to introduce strict penalties for those who steal or damage defibrillators by enacting the Life Saving Equipment Bill. Image courtesy of ‘Emergency ... Continue Reading →

  • SUPPORTING THE NATIONAL SECURITY SUMMIT IRELAND 2020

    SUPPORTING THE NATIONAL SECURITY SUMMIT IRELAND 2020 ‘EMERGENCY SERVICES IRELAND’ is delighted to support ‘Slándáil 2020: National Security Summit Ireland‘, which will take place on 25-26 February 2020 at The Helix in Glasnevin. The two-day security summit will host five key events – a Global Security Forum, a Defence, Intelligence & Security Conference, an Emergency Preparedness, Response & Resilience Conference, an Industry, ... Continue Reading →

  • RESCUE ORGANISATION IRELAND’S NATIONAL RESCUE CHALLENGE 2020

    RESCUE ORGANISATION IRELAND'S NATIONAL RESCUE CHALLENGE 2020 Rescue Organisation Ireland’s National Rescue Challenge 2020 will be held in Newbridge Fire Station, Co. Kildare on Saturday 18 April 2020. The 12th Rescue Organisation Ireland National Rescue Challenge is designed for all emergency services, both professional and voluntary, to come together to demonstrate and share their skills in two elements, road traffic collision and pre-hospital trauma care.  This ... Continue Reading →

In the Spotlight

WOMEN IN THE FIRE SERVICE NETWORKING IN IRELAND (ISSUE 62)

The Women’s Fire Service Network in Ireland was launched at the Chief Fire Officers’ Association Annual Conference 2019,  where integration and improved gender balance within the fire service were the central themes high on the agenda at this year's event in Monaghan.  

BLOOD BIKER ROLLS OUT HIDDEN HEROES AWARDS 2019 (ISSUE 62)

This year’s Hidden Heroes Awards, which are now open for nominations, were launched recently by a motorcyclist who is a previous recipient of the award in recognition of his voluntary efforts in delivering emergency blood supplies to hospitals, hospices and other medical facilities free of charge.

IRELAND LEADS THE WAY IN EUROPE ON ROAD SAFETY (ISSUE 62)

Ireland has won this year’s European Transport Safety Council’s Road Safety Performance Index award, for its drive to cut down on road deaths through a strategic multi-agency approach put in place by the Irish Government to tackle the problem.