Irish Defence Forces before the end of the year, over the coming months the independent Commission will aim to fully address and help to remedy issues of army structures, falling personnel numbers, the need to reequip and the long-awaited improvement on pay and conditions.
Cork Airport reviewed its emergency plans to consider the emerging threat of the virus, and moved rapidly to work with the public health authorities, according to Ken Roberts, Chief Fire Officer. Here he outlines the protocols they put in place to deal with this pandemic.
Forensic Science Ireland (FSI), and Chris Enright, Director General, says that the FSI is firmly focused on providing the Irish justice system with a high quality integrated forensic service through independent, expert scientific analysis and advice to best international standards.
Dublin City University research has revealed that contracting the coronavirus and passing it to loved ones is a primary concern for first responders, whilst a lack of facilities and equipment needed for protection and sanitisation is also causing them some distress.
Fire Service Capital Programme (2021-2025) will see six new fire stations built, continued support for the construction of a further 12 new fire stations, nine fire station refurbishments, in addition to the allocation of 35 new fire engines.
Laya Healthcare has opened its third clinic in Limerick, as part of a €5m investment across five Laya Health & Wellbeing Clinics nationwide, to provide a consultant-led alternative to hospital A&E departments, in treating minor injuries and illnesses.
turn2me – the first organisation in Ireland to provide professional mental health support services entirely online, with funding from Sláintecare.
The Emergency Services Show, set to return to Birmingham’s NEC on 7 and 8 September.
Dublin and Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team (DWMRT) has big plans in place to future proof the service it provides over the next few decades. The team recently submitted a planning application to Wicklow County Council for a proposed new 6,000 square foot two-storey mountain rescue centre and training facility.
Irish Emergency Alliance in response to the worsening global Covid-19 pandemic and in a bid to save lives in some of the poorest countries in the world.
‘Frontline to Finishline’ charity relay walk recently raised up to €15,000 in aid of Pieta House and ALONE.
‘Shadow Warriors: The Irish Army Ranger Wing’ is the first and only authoritative account of this special forces unit that looks at their inception, advanced training and operations at home and overseas, without breaching operational procedures or tactics, writes co-author Sgt Wayne Fitzgerald.
CFR Ireland has decided to host a ‘Virtual Respond’ on Saturday 24 October instead, to be live-streamed on Facebook.
EENA Conference & Exhibition, which has been deferred until the autumn due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and will take place in the Latvian capital of Riga on 6-8 October 2021.
Dr René Gapert and Paul Rock claim that public health requirements and ethical treatment must be upheld throughout the process.
HSE’s National Ambulance Service is adapting technology to improve the services it offers, while allied health professionals have stepped up to expand their scope of practice to provide a safe high-quality service.
Charity Air Ambulance Service return to a seven-day operation, and the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service can now continue its mission to save lives.
Order of Malta Ambulance Corps in January and within the space of two months they found themselves in the middle of a pandemic. Based in Ballina, Co Mayo, the couple have been at the heart of the national response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
National Security Summit, according to Dr Gerry Waldron, Director of Slándáil.
Concern Worldwide is calling for a greater global response to both the health and economic impacts of Covid-19 in the developing world, amid fears that the pandemic will leave over one billion people without sufficient food.
US Army General Stanley A. McChrystal recently outlined at an exclusive webinar how the lessons he learned during his high-profile career with the US Armed Forces are still as vital today.