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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 Ireland, who were ‘overlooked’,...

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Presentation Day: 1st December Video

On December 1st, we held our inaugural presentation day which was made up of the initial presentations of the 1916 Centenary Commemorative medals to the Firefighters of Ireland. Minister Damien Englis...

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Where are the medals for Firefighters?

As most will know having read our recent article about the presentations, 5 families in total have been awarded the 1916 Centenary Commemorative medals already. But what we have read in recent posts o...

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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 family and to see our Father and Husband SS...

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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 family and to see our Father and Husband SS...

OFFICIAL: 1916 Medal letter from government

The NRFA is making strides with the 1916 medals. We mentioned in our meetings that we would not be confirming anything until we received official confirmation from those involved in the government. Al...

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1916 Medals Confirmed!

NRFA NEWS FLASH Confirmation of all Firefighters in Ireland who were in service in 2016 are to receive their 1916 Commemoration Medal was received yesterday by the NRFA from Minister Eoghan MurphyR...