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GALWAY SHOPPERS INVITED TO SAMPLE SOUP FOR RNLI FUNDRAISER

GALWAY SHOPPERS INVITED TO SAMPLE SOUP FOR RNLI FUNDRAISER

Galway RNLI’s volunteers will dish up some heart-warming soup to shoppers in the City of the Tribes on Saturday 11 February, as part of the ‘Sample Our Soup’ fundraiser which returns, following a two-year break due to the pandemic. Volunteers from Galway RNLI will be...

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NATIONAL RESCUE CHALLENGE GETS SET FOR NEWBRIDGE

NATIONAL RESCUE CHALLENGE GETS SET FOR NEWBRIDGE

Rescue Organisation Ireland (ROI) will stage this year’s National Rescue Challenge on Saturday 22 April in Newbridge Fire Station, in partnership with Kildare Fire Service. This year’s challenge again invites both professional and voluntary emergency services to join...

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BLUE LIGHTS AND AUDIBLE WARNINGS FOR MOUNTAIN RESCUE VEHICLES

BLUE LIGHTS AND AUDIBLE WARNINGS FOR MOUNTAIN RESCUE VEHICLES

Blue lights and audible warnings have been approved by the Department of Transport for use on all Mountain Rescue Ireland (MRI) vehicles, with appropriate legislation expected to be put in place during the first half of 2023. Up to now MRI vehicles and mountain rescue...

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HYGIENE CHARITY BANKS ON PUBLIC DONATIONS THIS CHRISTMAS

HYGIENE CHARITY BANKS ON PUBLIC DONATIONS THIS CHRISTMAS

The Hygiene Bank Ireland – the charity which provides hygiene and personal care products to those in need – is calling on the public to spread kindness this Christmas as part of their #ItsInTheBag Campaign by donating essential and luxury hygiene products during this...

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OVER €100K IN FUNDRAISER FOR CANCER SOCIETY NIGHT NURSES

OVER €100K IN FUNDRAISER FOR CANCER SOCIETY NIGHT NURSES

Over €100,000 for the Irish Cancer Society Night Nurse service has been raised through this year’s Boots Night Walk, with customers and Boots colleagues taking part in the annual sponsored 5km walk and raising €103,516 through fundraising and donations. The Irish...

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NATIONAL HEALTH SUMMIT TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT CROKE PARK

NATIONAL HEALTH SUMMIT TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT CROKE PARK

The 19th National Health Summit returns as a live event to Dublin’s Croke Park Conference Centre on 8 February 2023, for the first time after a three-year hiatus. The annual health summit will share best practice and explore the wider opportunities and issues facing...

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DEFIB TAX ‘MUST BE SCRAPPED IN THE BUDGET’ CLAIMS CHARITY

DEFIB TAX ‘MUST BE SCRAPPED IN THE BUDGET’ CLAIMS CHARITY

The VAT on defibrillators is a “tax on saving lives” and must be scrapped, the Irish Heart Foundation has insisted in its pre-Budget submission, with claims by the charity that the average cost of an automated external defibrillator (AED) - €1,500 including €345 VAT -...

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ‘RESPOND 2022’

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ‘RESPOND 2022’

Registration remains open for Respond 2022 – the ninth National First Responder Conference & Exhibition – which returns on Saturday 17 September to the Mullingar Park Hotel, Co. Westmeath. First organised in 2014 by CFR Ireland (the National First Responders...

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IRISH AIR CORPS CYCLE IN AID OF CANCER SUPPORT SANCTUARY

IRISH AIR CORPS CYCLE IN AID OF CANCER SUPPORT SANCTUARY

As part of the Irish Air Corps centenary celebrations, over 50 members of the Air Corps will take to the road to cycle 750km between Mizen Head and Malin Head from 5-9 September in a bid to raise €20,000 for Cancer Support Sanctuary LARCC. A community-based cancer...

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