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First Firefighters of Ireland receive 1916 Centenary Commemorative Medal

“A huge thank you to everyone in the NRFA for organising the presentation event on Saturday. From start to finish it was an emotional occasion for our fam...Read More

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40 year service medals issued to Firefighters

Today marks a time of particular interest to a number of Fire Service individuals across the country, as they are being awarded with medals for their lengthy se...Read More

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Climbing Everest in aid of Autism Ireland

John Mulready, station officer based in Cappamore, Limerick, has taken on one of the most grueling challenges in aid of Autism Ireland. Climbing Everest is not ...Read More

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Ongoing staffing issues in Kilmacthomas

A recent article was produced outlining the staffing issues within the fire service of Waterford county, although now the wrath has really been felt from this a...Read More

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Firefighter left waiting as local authority fails to attend WRC hearing

A Firefighter, who shall remain nameless, was left waiting after his local authority failed to be represented at a recent hearing in the WRC, Dublin. A case was...Read More

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Crew shortages delay Donegal response

National Trends have hit Donegal this week with the low levels of crewing in one station resulting in the delayed turn out to a Domestic Fire less than 500m fro...Read More

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FIRE SERVICE MELT DOWN

Our retained fire service nationally is almost at breaking point! With the service unable to recruit or retain staff, which is life threatening to both the fire...Read More

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Chief Fire Officer Asked to review Decline in Louth firefighters

Following on from Recent Crewing Issues In County Waterford’s Fire Service which is now being brought to the attention of the Workplace Relations Commission (WR...Read More