Divisions

Community outreach in Fingal by Raheny volunteers

Our volunteers do much more than simply supplying first aid and ambulance cover at sports events. Over the last four weekends, volunteers from our unit in Raheny have been delivering first aid talks in Fingal Libraries as part of the Bealtaine 2022 Festival. Thank you to all the volunteers who took part in this outreach.

Thank you to all the volunteers who took part in this outreach in their community.

Photo credit: St John Ambulance Raheny.

Volunteers sign up to make a difference in national training and development plan

Continuous training and development of our volunteers’ skills is of the highest importance to all in St John Ambulance Ireland. On Saturday 12 February 2022, volunteers from across the organisation gathered in our training centre in Dublin 4 for a national training and development day led by our director of training and development, Pam Skerritt.

Each of those who attended today has signed up to make a difference by supporting the national training and development plan. This plan ensures that all in the organisation work together to improve the skills of their fellow volunteers in their units across the island.… Continue reading

Thank you to our volunteers who support public access AEDs

One of our volunteers, Jamie, checking the public access AED in Swords Main Street. Pic: SJAI Swords,

Public access AEDs (defibrillators) are important tools to assist everyone in the event of a cardiac emergency. Our volunteers in Swords supplied and continue to maintain a public access AED in Main Street, Swords since 2018.

It’s based outside the Fingal County Council building. If you call 999/112, you need an AED, and it is close by, the call taker will give you the code, which is also shown on the side of the box.

SJAI is very proud of all our volunteers… Continue reading

Swords Division

Welcome to the Swords division section of our website.

We are a very active division and our aim is to provide the best services in event medical cover and first aid courses.

All our dedicated volunteers train hard and give what they can back to the community and public.

To get in touch with us, email us at swords@stjohn.ie or phone 0872559417 for our OIC. Find us on facebook: stjohnswords

First Aid Talk

Last night, we provided a talk on First Aid to the lovely ladies of the South Dublin Flower Club in Stillorgan.

We demonstrated citizen CPR and the usage of a defibrillator in addition to some first aid tips. We’d like to thank the Committee for the invitation and the refreshments were devine !

We’re pnly delighted to provide talks such as this to the community so please feel free to get in touch.

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