Robbie Williams Concert in Aviva

DCD provided Fire,Rescue and Medical Cover for the Robbie Williams Concert in the Aviva last night. 76 Volunteers on duty for what turned out to be a very busy night. CD Volunteers from Wicklow, Meath, Limerick and Louth assisted with the Medical Cover. Well done to all involved.  

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Risk Assessment Course

Well done to 20 of our Volunteers that completed the Risk Assessment Course yesterday. This was Module 2 of our new Officer Training Program.  

 

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Rescue while on Training

DCD Rescue boat crew while training in Dunlaoghaire Harbor yesterday noticed a Topper Sailing boat in difficulty at the Harbor mouth. They rescued a person out of the water, dropped the sails on the boat and landed all safe and well back at the yacht club. 

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Aviva and Sea Swims

DCD had a busy day today providing Fire,Medical and Rescue cover at the Aviva Stadium and 2 Rescue boats on the South Wall for the Arthur Dunne Sea Swim. 

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Dublin Mountain Challenge for Barretstown

DCD provided Medical, Welfare and Rescue cover for the Dublin Mountain Challenge in aid of Barretstown. The challenge was a 42k and 24k walk across the Dublin Mountains. A hot meal was provided by our welfare team at the top of Three Rock Mountain for 800 people. In total 75 DCD Volunteers were involved and 22 vehicles. 

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Medal Ceremony Croke Park

Minister with Responsibility for Defence Mr . Paul Kehoe presented Long Service Medals and 2016 Commemorative Medals to Civil Defence Volunteers today in Croke Park. Congratulations to the Civil Defence Branch for organising a great event. Well done to all recipients from all Counties. 

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Terenure 5k and 10k

DCD provided Medical support for the Terenure 5/10k road race this morning. 1 ambluance, 1 Ambulance support and 6 medical bikes.  

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Officer Training Module 1

20 DCD members attended the Officer Training Module 1 today. This is the first of 3 modules as part of our Officer Training Course. Congratulations to the Officer Training Cadre for giving excellent lectures on various topics. 

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Rest Centre

Our sincere thanks to all members of the public that offered clothing and offers of assistance during our operation of a Rest Centre. Community Spirit alive and Well. DCD

Verdemont Fire

DCD has set up a Rest Centre for evacuees from the apartment block fire. Big Thanks to all our volunteers and volunteers from Fingal. Also to DCC staff from the Community Centre.  

Cycle against Suicide

The 14 day Cycle against Suicide finished today in Dublin Castle. Civil Defence from all Counties provided Medical Cover for the duration of the event.  

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Darkness into Light

DCD provided Medical support with an Ambulance and six medical bikes for Pieta House Darkness into Light in Marley Park this morning. 

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