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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 particular focus on the retained system?...

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Working Time Act: NRFA First Case

The questions that are residing on most minds at present are generally all about the if’s, buts and whens of the Working Time Act. In the later part of 2018, we held a meeting in the Skylon hote...

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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...