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Multi-County Swift Water Training

Multi-County Swift Water Training

Last weekend Dublin, Kilkenny, Meath, Kildare, Galway and Tipperary took part in a multi county Swift Water Training exercise. SRT instructors gave a fantastic demonstration of Swift Water skills on the river Barrow. It was great to see counties working and training together for a common goal. A wonderful days training for all.

 

Ireland -V- Australia @ The Aviva Stadium

Ireland -V- Australia @ The Aviva Stadium

Dublin Civil Defence was at the Aviva Stadium for the Ireland -V- Australia Rugby game on Saturday providing Fire cover, technical rescue and medical cover. Teams treated several minor casualties in what was a very successful event and a fantastic closing game to the series.

Ireland -v- South Africa @ Aviva Stadium

Ireland -v- South Africa @ Aviva Stadium

Dublin Civil Defence was at the Aviva Stadium for the Ireland -V- South Africa Rugby game on Saturday providing technical rescue and medical cover. Teams treated several minor casualties in what was a very successful event.

Thomas Kennedy Search

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Dublin Civil Defence was operation in Finglas today to continue the search for Thomas Kennedy. We had 68 members involved in the search along with 132 casual volunteers. 
Special Thanks to the Community in Finglas that turned up in large numbers and to the local business that supplied refreshments. 
CDO and ACDO's.

Thomas was last seen in the Virginia Park area, Finglas, at approximately 9pm on Tuesday 29th July 2014. Approximately 5ft 4” in height, of slim build with short grey hair, Thomas was wearing a black rain jacket with a hood, short sleeved white and blue polo shirt, dark chino style trousers, black shoes with a velcro fastener and no laces. Thomas wears glasses and a watch.
— http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/gardai-renew-appeal-for-missing-dublin-pensioner-thomas-kennedy-81-30499966.html