Irish Fire Services Resource
Draft New National PDAs Oct 2012
Keeping Communities Safe A Handbook For Fire Safety In Ireland
Baseline Study on Irish Fire and Emergency Services
Following approval by the National Directorate's Management Board to undertake a baseline study of the current state of the fire and rescue services in Ireland, each local authority was requested to complete a survey document to gather information on fire services across the State.
The primary purpose of the Baseline Study is to provide a benchmark of the current status of local authority fire and emergency services, against which future progress can be measured. An analysis of the current
situation is useful also to inform the National Development Framework 2010- 2015 which has been published by the National Directorate. The study is intended to provide a snap shot of fire services across the
The survey deals with six main areas: