Cycle Against Suicide

Great to see the Order of Malta and Civil Defence working together today at the Conference for Cycle Against Suicide in the 3 Arena today.  

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Book of Condolence

A Book of Condolence will be available for anyone to sign in our HQ, the Esplanade. From between 08.30 to 9pm today, until Thursday 9am to 9 pm each day. 

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Liam Barnes RIP

On behalf of Liam’s Family and Dublin Civil Defence we Thank all that sent Condolences and turned up in large numbers to Celebrate  Liam’s Service to the community. 

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Commander Liam Barnes RIP

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart to report the passing of Commander Liam Barnes. Liam was well known throughout Ireland from his work and commitment to Civil Defence. His dedication to Dublin Civil Defence was immense and his work with the Hagguland Team in providing assistance during flooding in Dublin and Counties around Ireland.  

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New 4x4 Jeeps for DCD

DCD received 3 Landrover Discoveries into their fleet today. They are set up and equipped as Ambulances which will increase our Severe Weather capability. 

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Annual Remembrance Service

Our Annual Remembrance Service and Medal Ceremony took place today in Mckee Army Barracks. Officer Promotions also took place. Great turnout by all with a special remembrance for Commander Terry Fields, Commander Lil Doyle from Kildare and DFB Firefighter Ray McCooey. 

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Off Road Training

10 members of DCD attended a two day off road driving course in Tera Firma  that included winch operations and boat trailer recovery. Three more courses are planned. 

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FAI Cup Final in Aviva

DCD provided Fire, Rescue and Medical Cover for the FAI Cup Final in the Aviva today. Busy afternoon for our AFS teams with over 100 flares being set off by fans.  

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2016 Commemoration Medal

136 DCD Volunteers received their 2016 Commemorative Medal in the wonderful setting of City Hall at Dublin Castle. They were presented with their Medals by Cllr. Gus O’Connell, PO Emer Dalton Civil Defence Branch, ACFO Dennis Keely, CDO James Mc Connell, ACDO’s Fergus Byrne and Aiden Hanna. More presentations of the 2016 Medal will take place in Fingal and South Dublin County Councils over the next few weeks. 

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Terry Fields RIP

Reposing at Mc Wey's Funeral Home, Abbey View, Kildare today Tuesday 31st October from 1 o'clock to 8 o'clock. Removal on Wednesday at 11 o'clock arriving at Newlands Cross Crematorium, Dublin at 12 o'clock. No flowers please. Donations to Barrettstown Children's Charity. Donation box in Newlands Cross Crematorium.

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Commander Terry Fields RIP

It is with great sadness to report the sudden passing of Commander Terry Fields from our Welfare Service. Terry was a dedicated Member of Dublin Civil Defence with over 44yrs Voluntary Service to our Organization. He will always be remembered for his sharp wit and funny one liners. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with his Wife and Family at this time. RIP 

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