About Limerick City Division

Limerick City Combined Division was formed in 1936. It has grown expendentially under the command of the current Superintendent (Austin Florish) since 2012. We have grown from humble beginnings with one ambulance & 15 members to today\’s complement of volunteers. The fleet in Limerick now consists of 3 road ambulances, 1 4×4 off road ambulance, 1 Operational Support Unit which doubles up as a Personnel Carrier & a Cycle Responder Unit. We have grown the Adult Division from 15 members to over 70 members. We have relaunched our cadet unit which now numbers 25 cadets.. Our cadet unit caters for young males & females from the ages of 11 to 18. The cadet unit currently meet on Friday nights from 18.30 to 20.00. The Adult unit meet every Thursday night from 19.30 to 22.00. No previous expierience is required as full training is provided. The clinical levels provided to members are as follows, first aid, cfr-c/cfr-a, efr & ultimately emt. External courses are also provided to members of the public ie basic first aid, paediatric first aid, introduction to first aid. The members in Limerick consist of first aiders right up to Doctor level. The division is under the command of Austin Florish who is a Paramedic with the National Ambulance Service in Limerick City for over 15 years. The Training Officer is Mark O\’ Sullivan who is an Advanced Paramedic with the National Ambulance Service in Limerick City for over 20 years. We currently are in the process of moving to our new Regional Training Centre in Limerick