Life of a Volunteer

Last night saw the beginning of another season for Leinster Rugby. That meant, of course, that St John Ambulance were on site from well before kick-off til after the crowds dispersed. After the long evening duty, members of North Kildare Division were returning their ambulance to its base in Celbridge when they were flagged down by a motorist.

Members arriving for duty in the RDS

Having pulled in safely and assessing the scene, it was apparent that the motorist was bringing his wife – who was complaining of chest pain – to hospital.

After a brief… Continue reading

A Smile for Ryan, Gardai v Cable/Boyne Youth Group


Today we provided cover at a Local Charity Event in aid of A Smile for Ryan along with Drogheda Red Cross. The event was organised by Anita O’ Shea and her colleagues, Drogheda Gardai tuck on the Cable/Boyne Group in a soccer match in United park. The match ended 2-2 and after penalties, the Gardai were announced the winners.

Also present today was Alice Turner (a Chance for Alice) and Garda Ceejay MC Ardle ( the youngest Member of the force).

Ryan Coyle is a two year old boy from Duleek Co. Meath. Like any other two year old… Continue reading

Team Building / Fun Run

On Sunday 24th July, Members of Drogheda and Raheny Division traveled to Malahide to take part in a Fun 5k Run. The Members had a great day and truly enjoyed themselves.

Brendan Campbell Memorial Cycle Race

On Sunday 24th July, We provided a response Car and a Paramedic Ambulance to cover the Annual Brendan Campbell Memorial Race held in Donore Village. Drogheda Division have been providing Medical Cover since 2010 to the Drogheda Wheeler’s for all there Cycle Races.



Vantastival Festival

Drogheda Division provided 24hr cover over the 3 day Festival held out in Beulieu House. Our volunteers gave up there weekend to man the Ambulance and Medical Tent.

Irish Maritime Festival

Drogheda Division provided Medical Cover at the Irish Maritime Festival held in Drogheda Port on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July 2016. The Division provided 2 Ambulances, 12 responder’s and a Medical Tent during the Festival. Drogheda Red Cross assisted us and provided a 3rd Ambulance and 4 responder’s. During the Festival Drogheda Coastguard, Boyne Fishermen Rescue and Civil Defense provided boat cover.




HQ Contact details

St John Ambulance Ireland
29 Upper Leeson Street
Dublin 4, D04 PX94

tel: (0)1 668 8077

For local division contact details, please click here.

Donate to Us

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.

Volunteer for Us

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.