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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 service. The aim of the current project tha...

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 service. The aim of the current project tha...

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 are highly trained to deal with Fire, RT...

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 are highly trained to deal with Fire, RT...

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 service and commitment to the brigade. The...

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 service and commitment to the brigade. The...

Kilmacthomas

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 as of September the 8th of this year. An ...

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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 taken against the local authority/ fire...

Falcarragh

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 from the Fire Station. The story has been r...

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