Our members have been very busy this last month. Covering events that can be considered traditional for us, like UCD Football, Ironman, Dragons at the Dock, Dublin Zoo and the Horse Show.
We also had the opportunity to provide coverage side by side with our sister organizations like Order or Malta, Civil Defence, Irish Red Cross to a once in a lifetime experience: The World Meeting of Families.
Participating in these events presented a unique opportunity to put in practice the pre-hospital skills learned during our training sessions and courses, to get involve with our community and to enjoy… Continue reading
St John Ambulance Glanmire was delighted to recently receive a donation from PepsiCo Little Island, Cork that enabled the purchase of additional CPR training manikins. These manikins will be used to train members of the public in the local area in lifesaving skills, in line with St John Ambulance’s goal that “No one should suffer for the lack of trained first aiders.“
Gobnait Dempsey, PepsiCo HR, is seen presenting a “Little Junior” CPR training manikin to Gerard Doyle, Paramedic & Superintendent of St John Ambulance Glanmire.
For upcoming training courses, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 086-0699086.
Drogheda Division will be holding a race night in the Grey Goose west street Drogheda, on Friday 21st September. If you would be interested in sponsoring a race it’s €100. Or you can get an advert for €50.
We’re also looking for people to purchase a Horse, Jockey and Trainer which can be purchased separately at €5 each or €15 for all three. Please contact one of our volunteers who will be more than happy to assist you, or you can donate your amount online (link below) , and message us here or email email@example.com and we will… Continue reading
A great night at the Mayoral Awards in the Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda. Members from St John Ambulance received a Mayoral Award for there contribution to the community and service provided throughout the Town/County. This is a great honor to appreciate our volunteers Locally & Nationwide who give up their time freely to help in their local areas at community events and during times of crisis like the water issues in 2017 and storms etc, were we mobilized our ambulances to assist those who needed.
Thank you to the Mayor of Drogheda Pio Smith, fellow Councillors… Continue reading
Drogheda Division provided Medical Cover at the Irish Maritime Festival held in Drogheda Port on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July 2018. The Division provided 2 Ambulances, 12 responder’s and a Medical Tent during the Festival. Drogheda Order of Malta assisted us with 4 responder’s. During the Festival Drogheda Coastguard, Boyne Fishermen Rescue and Civil Defense provided boat cover for the water activities.
On Saturday 16th we also provided ambulance cover for the year Boyne Swim.
St John Ambulance Glanmire, in association with the National Ambulance Service (NAS) and CFR Ireland, will host an information evening at its Divisional Headquarters Unit 5D, Glanmire Industrial Estate, Sallybrook, Glanmire T45 DY62 on Tuesday 17th April at 7pm.
The information session is intended to inform members of the local community about the establishment of a Community First Responder group in Glanmire, linked to the National Ambulance Service.
Community First Responders (CFR) are volunteers who are trained to attend certain types of emergency calls in the area where they live or work. Their aim is to reach a potential life… Continue reading