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Could Covid-19 wipe out the entire Retained Fire Service?

The Coronavirus Covid-19…. What does it mean for the fire service? How serious is it for the fire service? What impacts could it have on the fire service, with ...Read More

Retained Brigades now recognised for 2020 National Service Day celebrations

The National Services day was first launched in 2018 thanks to Mr. Seamus O’Neill of FESSEF. It was due to the support that Seamus, a retired school princ...Read More

Success for the NRFA! 1916 Centenary medals ready for issuing to the Firefighters of Ireland

In 2016, front-line emergency services were awarded a commemorative medal marking the 1916 centenary. Everyone, that is, except the Retained Firefighters of Ire...Read More

Aoibheann’s Pink Tie collection: August 31st 2019

With less than a week to go, we are on the final stretch towards The National Retained Firefighters of Ireland bucket collection in aid of Aoibheann’s Pink Tie....Read More

High Spirits at the Official Launch of N.R.F.A’s National Bucket Collection

There were smiles aplenty in Maynooth’s Glenroyal Hotel on the 20th of July 2019 as the National Retained Firefighters Association officially launched the...Read More

NRFA charity appeal 2019

Retained Firefighters of Ireland, it’s time to answer the call of our lives. The National Retained Firefighters Association will officially launch this year’s N...Read More

A little journey with A.P.T

Meet Ciara Mulcahy, her sister Amy and Father John. We had the pleasure of their company at our last meeting on the 6th of July to explain a little bit about th...Read More

We want women, but not without change first!

We work in an environment in which the term “Fireman” is a stereotypical term commonly used which may deter women from applying and joining up with the fire ser...Read More

How do we “Recruit and Retain” our Fire and Rescue Service Staff?

The Retained Fire Services of Ireland provide a vital lifesaving service around the country 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. Firefighters here ...Read More