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# civil-defence - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Civil Defence volunteers receive drone licenses, will help find missing people

There are 20 drones available throughout the country.

# civil-defence - Monday 9 October, 2017

Man rescued from Tipperary mountains after getting lost while searching for missing cattle

The man was reported missing in the Arra Mountains last night at about 10pm.

# civil-defence - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Over 4 months after the floods first hit, and this family can still only access their home by boat

The road to Caroline Collins’ home is still under 4ft of water.

# civil-defence - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

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Watch: All-terrain articulated truck on tank tracks ploughs through Longford floods

The Hagguland vehicle is from the Dublin Civil Defence who are volunteering in the area.

# civil-defence - Monday 30 November, 2015

The stories behind the people who search for bodies: 'We started after a young boy died when he slipped into the water'

“People are only out there because they want to be out there, there’s great camaraderie and we keep each other going in a search.”

# civil-defence - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Search for man who fell into River Nore while walking with friends

The 33-year-old entered the water at about 1.30am this morning.

# civil-defence - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

"It's getting difficult to keep hope." Tom Kennedy's family hold 'Light of Hope' service as search goes on

The 81-year-old has been missing for more than four weeks.

Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge

The man was spotted entering the water shortly before 9am.

# civil-defence - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

This is Max, a new search and rescue dog being donated by the Peggy Mangan Foundation

The Dublin Civil Defence team will take ownership of the dog later today.

# civil-defence - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Search for man seen falling into river in Kilkenny

The man was seen entering the water at Green’s Bridge by two witnesses.

# civil-defence - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Government rejects need for Civil Defence on Tallaght streets after judge’s call

Judge Anthony Halpin has claimed that there has been a ‘a total breakdown of social order’ in the Dublin suburb.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# civil-defence - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon

A local charity has praised Leitrim Civil Defence who helped with the rescue.

# civil-defence - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Irish Nuclear Survival Booklet Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

Irish Nuclear Survival Booklet Pic of the Day

How to survive nuclear fallout almost 50 years ago.

# civil-defence - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Oireachtas agenda: Bank guarantee, personal insolvency, health funding

James Reilly will today tell an Oireachtas committee about the funding challenges the health service will face in 2013.

# civil-defence - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Search for James Sheehan continues for a fifth day

The 18-year-old was last seen in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# civil-defence - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Search for missing teenager James Sheehan enters fourth day

A major search is being carried out in Arklow where the 18-year-old was last seen in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# civil-defence - Saturday 21 January, 2012

No relief for families after sixth day of search for missing fishermen

Search operations have now been called off for the night, with no results despite an influx of local volunteers joining the effort in Glandore Bay.

# civil-defence - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Presenting... the ambulance on a bike Health This post contains images

Presenting... the ambulance on a bike

Irish Red Cross gets (two) First Responder bicycle units to deliver medical aid quickly and efficiently.