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  • UNDER THE COVER OF ‘THE MAKING OF A DETECTIVE’

    UNDER THE COVER OF 'THE MAKING OF A DETECTIVE’ ‘The Making of a Detective’ is a new book by retired Detective Garda Pat Marry from Mullingar that reveals the inside stories of a number of high profile investigations he led, such as the murder of Rachel Calally by her husband Joe O’Reilly and the 1990 murder of Marilyn Rynn, involving the first use ... Continue Reading →

  • OFFICIAL TAKE-OFF FOR CHARITY AIR AMBULANCE FROM CORK

    OFFICIAL TAKE-OFF FOR CHARITY AIR AMBULANCE FROM CORK Ireland’s first charity-led Air Ambulance, which was recently launched in North Cork, is expected to perform over 500 life-saving missions per annum. Led by Irish Community Rapid Response (ICRR), the service will be delivered in partnership with the HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) and the Department of Health. Liam O’Riordan from Rathcoole (centre), who fell ... Continue Reading →

  • FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION FOR POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS

    FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION FOR POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS The pilot phase of the BFireSafe@School Programme was rolled out on Friday 30 August to increase fire safety education among post-primary students, giving them the opportunity to learn about protecting themselves, their families and communities from fire. The project will also provide learning opportunities in fire science and potential careers in the fire service ... 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.