Logistics Team

Our Logistics Team with the Incident Response Truck assisted with Emergency Lightning in the Aviva tonight.

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Pigs Back 5k and 10k

DCD provided Medical Cover for the Pigs Back run in the Phoenix Park this morning. One Ambulance and our Medical bike team on Duty.  

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Medical Bike Team  

Jim Byrne RIP

Tragic news of the death of Jim Byrne a former Dublin AFS Member and firefighter/paramedic of C watch North Strand station. Jim retired from DFB 5 weeks ago and passed away suddenly at home yesterday. RIP

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Blanchardstown Garda Station Open Day

DCD assisted the Gardai in Blanchardstown with their Open Day. DCD put on a display of vehicles, rescue boat, ambulance and fire appliances including the green goddess. Our two HRD search dogs and our Search Command Truck. We also had the Sam Maguire Cup on display. 

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First Aid for CD K9’s

Tipperary Civil Defence arranged and hosted a presentation and training session on "First Aid for dogs" for Civil Defence canine units today. The training was given by Michael O'Connor of O'Connor Julian Veterinary Practice, Cashel. Some very useful advice for those possible canine emergencies which are very possible. Thanks to all who arranged a very worthwhile training session. 

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99th Liffey Swim

DCD with a crew from Sligo Civil Defence built the swim platform with Pontoons for the Liffey Swim this evening. Special thanks to Carlow CD for the use of their set of Pontoons. 

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Papal Visit Day 2

Civil Defence had 650 Volunteers involved in the Papal Visit last Sunday between Knock and Dublin. It was a long and arduous duty for all involved including Red Cross, OMAC and St Johns. DCD had 46 vehicles involved. Special thanks to all the CD Counties that assisted Dublin and Mayo Civil Defence. 

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Papal Visit Day 1

DCD had 164 Volunteers on duty today for Day 1 of the Papal visit. Special thanks to Cork West for their assistance today and we are looking forward to working with them tomorrow along with other Counties. We had 24 Heavy vehicles on HVP and 4 ambulances. 

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RDS Horse Show

DCD AFS are providing Fire Cover for the Horse Show in the RDS. 14 Volunteers and two Fire Trucks on duty.  

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Delegation from China visit DCD

A Delegation of Hangzou Administration of Work Safety paid a visit to our HQ on Tuesday morning.  We had an excellent sharing of information with their Bureau Director Zheng Hongbiao and his traveling Directors.  

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Assist for Steam Train

Nutgrove DCD unit provided water from our Water Tanker for the Steam Train last Sunday. Great to assist with this special train and to see a very dusty First Officer from our Dunlaoghaire DCD unit. 

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