Working quietly behind the scenes in our communities

As we begin to emerge from COVID-19 restrictions, our volunteers across the country are continuing to work quietly behind the scenes.

Our Mayo Division members have teamed up with Trane TechnologiesThermo King Europe in Galway to distribute free 3D printed PPE to healthcare facilities across the region and local Community Policing teams to check in on vulnerable members of the community.

Our Cavan Division team have also been busy delivering medications and essential deliveries to their local communities. Huge thanks as always to our Community Response partners in Windsor Motors & Connacht Print and Signs for their support in… Continue reading

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.

Public First Aid Response Course Begins on 7th January 2019 in Glanmire

St John Ambulance Glanmire is pleased to announce that a PHECC certified First Aid Response (FAR) course will begin on Monday 7th January 2019, running for 6 weeks on Monday evenings from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

The First Aid Response (FAR) standard replaces the former Occupational First Aid (OFA) standard and is approved by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) for first aiders in the workplace.

The course will be held at the St John Ambulance Glanmire Training Centre, Unit 5D Glanmire Industrial Estate, Sallybrook, Glanmire, Co Cork.

Topics covered include;

Cadets Open Night on Monday Evening the 1st of October @ 7pm

Are you interested in learning First Aid and aged between 11-17??

Being a cadet gives young people an opportunity to achieve their full potential by learning life skills which enables them to be good citizens, giving something back to their community.

We are holding our Open Night on Monday Evening the 1st of October @ 7pm.

We would love to see some new cadets joining us!!

Have a look at a short video to see some of what the cadets do throughout the year!!

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August 2018 – Very active and entertaining month

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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