We’re delighted and proud of our long standing member, Peter Ryan MStJ who was awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award in the Safety and Emergency Services Sector at tonight’s Celebration of Volunteerism hosted by DLRCoCo.
It was a fantastic ceremony which celebrated volunteering across many differing sectors within our county. Well done to all volunteers who were nominated!
Foxrock Division is at a very critical point in its recent history. Our ambulance SJ75, which has been in the Foxrock Division for 12 years and has helped many people over the years, in a variety of situations, is struggling to continue the fight to stay on the road.
Unfortunately for the members this leaves the Division in a tight spot as many of the local community clubs, rely on our ambulance working to efficient capacity to support their events. Without an effective running ambulance our division will suffer, so together we have put in place a rigorous 12-month… Continue reading
Foxrock division once again played its part on Friday helping our sister division’s man the RDS grounds for the much anticipated Guinness Pro 14match between home favourites Lenister Rugby club VS our highly rated guests from across the water in Wales the Dragons. The game had been highly speculated to be an outstanding match and as such high attendance was expected. Multiple St John Division’s had been drafted in to help cover the event and Foxrock had sent three adult members as well as two cadets to aid in the efforts.
We took up our positions around the stadium for… Continue reading
Divisional inspections are a yearly occurrence for all St.John Ambulance Divisions around the country. It can be a stressful time for management members in the Division as accounts are balanced off and structure of meetings examined. We at Foxrock would like to especially thank Acting Superintendent Stephen Howett and Acting Second Divisional Officer Graham Knight for all their dedication and hard work at running our successful Division.
Thankfully here in Foxrock, we have a very experienced management team running our Division to its full potential. Our Members were all able to attend and show of some of… Continue reading
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
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