Belvo Minis: Irelands Future Star’s 15/10/2017

It was a beautiful autumnal Sunday morning as Conor and I started the regular Divisional duty as members of St. John Ambulance at the ‘Belvo Minis’.

The Old Belvedere Mini Rugby programme is for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 12 who want to learn to play Rugby. Matches and Training take place every Sunday morning during the season from 9am – 1pm.  There are eight head coaches organising and training the kids each Sunday morning. Each coach has been trained in First Aid.

The training starts at 9am for the 6 to 9 year olds.… Continue reading

Training Scenario: Shooting at the Aviva 02/10/2017

The Monday 02/10/2017 started out like any other typical Monday training session. Everyone was chatting and listening as Cadet Superintendent Karen Egan and Adult Corporal Colin Egan ran through the usual lectures on bandaging techniques and burn care when suddenly we hear shouts and screams from the lower corridor. Naturally we all race from the room. There must of been twelve of us. we found Cadet Officer Aoife Duffy standing at the entrance to the hall with three kit bags and a scenario for us….

“A mass shooting had just happened outside the Aviva Stadium and you and your team… Continue reading

Assisting Our Local Rugby Community

Foxrock member’s were once again out in force to help support our local rugby club team’s on Friday 06/07/2017. This much anticipated match between De La Salle rugby club versus University College Dublin (UCD) rugby club was a highly speculated match as the winner would be one step closer to the final of the league. The local’s had been excitedly talking about the outcome for the last few weeks so we knew there would be a big turnout from the locals. Five Foxrock members ranging in abundance of skill and levels volunteered to help out at the duty and our… Continue reading

Surprise tribute at Dominican Ball

Last night some of our volunteers attended the Ball for the Dominican Order held in the West-court hotel.  The church had organised a number of events over the last few years, which the volunteers from St John ambulance provided medical cover at.  Unknown to us all Fr Jim Donleavy had more plans for us.

On the night while doing his speeches he decided to tell everyone how thankful he was of the support of St John Ambulance, He presented a lovely award as a tribute to thank the volunteer members, Acting- Officer In Charge Emma Jane… Continue reading

European Sand yachting Event

Drogheda Division provided Medical cover for the European Sand yachting event held on Bettystown/Laytown Beach in Co.Meath. Our crews were up nice and early each day to ensure the participants and spectators had a safe week . The event itself ran over 6 days which included a training day.

New members welcome

Training starts back next week for all Cadet and Adult members. New members are welcome, with or without experience as training will be provided. If your already a registered EMT, PARA, AP, NURSE or DOCTOR and want to help out in the community and or keep your skill levels up, we want to hear from you.

Cadets (11to18yrs) train each Monday from 630pm to 830pm

Adults train each Tuesday from 730pm to 930pm. Feel free to come along on the night or if need more info get in touch with us. St John Ambulance, Mell Parish Hall, Upper Mell, Drogheda. 0868771251 or drogheda@stjohn.ie

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29 Upper Leeson Street
Dublin 4, Ireland

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We are always looking for bright and enthusiastic people who enjoy team work and want to learn new skills.

St.John Ambulance is made up of volunteers from every walk in life, from those professionally involved with pre-hospital care to people who had no previous experience of first aid prior to joining the organisation.

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We receive no State funding. We are entirely dependent on contributions from the public and donations made to the Organisation for services rendered by our volunteer members.

All donations, however small, are therefore greatly appreciated.