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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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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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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...

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...