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  • ‘BLUE LIGHT SUMMIT’ TO MAKE ITS MARK IN MAYO

    'BLUE LIGHT SUMMIT’ TO MAKE ITS MARK IN MAYO The ‘Blue Light Summit’ seminar and exhibition, taking place in Castlebar, Co. Mayo on 27 & 28 March, will focus on the state and voluntary emergency services, community responders and security services. Registration is free and all visitors will have an opportunity to attend various workshops, seminars, demonstrations, plus training and skills programmes, all of which ... Continue Reading →

  • KILKENNY TO ‘FIRE AWAY’ WITH CHIEF FIRE OFFICERS’ CONFERENCE 2020

    KILKENNY TO 'FIRE AWAY' WITH CHIEF FIRE OFFICERS’ CONFERENCE 2020 The 63rd Chief Fire Officers’ Association (CFOA) Annual Conference takes place in Kilkenny’s Lyrath Estate Hotel on 6 & 7 May, and the theme of this year’s conference is ‘Fire Away’. According to John Collins, Kilkenny’s Chief Fire Officer and CFOA Conference Secretary 2020, this will be the third occasion that the event will be hosted ... Continue Reading →

  • REGISTRATION FOR SECURITY SUMMIT IS JUST THE TICKET!

    REGISTRATION FOR SECURITY SUMMIT IS JUST THE TICKET! Registration is FREE for all members of the emergency services and healthcare professionals who wish to attend the National Security Summit Ireland, on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 February at The Helix in Dublin. And as media partner and supporter of this inaugural event, ‘Emergency Services Ireland’ is offering a 50 per cent discount on ... Continue Reading →

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SUMMIT TO SAY ABOUT IRELAND’S NATIONAL SECURITY

'Emergency Services Ireland' is the media partner of the National Security Summit Ireland, which will take place on 25 & 26 February at The Helix in Dublin. Dr Gerry Waldron, Founder and Director of Slándáil, says their aim is to promote education, debate and discussion around national security issues in Ireland.

AIR AMBULANCE CHARITY SEEKS PUBLIC DONATIONS

It is estimated that over 600 lifesaving missions could be flown this year by Ireland’s first charity-led Air Ambulance, launched by Irish Community Rapid Response last September. However, the charity now needs public support to continue to provide this Helicopter Emergency Medical Service nationwide.

FIRST RESPONDERS SUPPORT LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT BILL

Following the recent theft of defibrillators in Louth and Wicklow, community first responders have continued their call for cross-party support for the Life Saving Equipment Bill, which proposes penalties of up to five years imprisonment and fines of €50,000 for those who steal or damage defibs or life buoys.