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Just thought i would add this for a friend as lots of firefighters will need a good wedding singer or sometimes a funeral singer in the course of life. For a very professional job visit Deirdre Shannon at www.Vocalist.ie.


Irish Fire Services Resource

BA Procedures Document Added


Department of Environments Use of Breathing Apparatus in the Fire Service 2007- 132 Pages.

Added to the Technical Section under Fire and Technical Manuals



National Incident Command System

d106hammondfoundryEach year in Ireland fire services respond to some fifty thousand emergency situations. The National Incident Command System (NICS) has been developed to enable good practices to be embedded and deployed consistently in managing fire service operations across Ireland.

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Scania Rescue Guide

scania_cab_cutawayThe information is provided for the emergency services and contains information on the Scania vehicle's design and systems.

The aim is that the emergency services should be able to work safely and efficiently with a Scania vehicle that has been involved in an accident.

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Calls for eight-minute emergency ambulance response time

Dublin Fire Brigade ambulances tied up in the Mater Hospital while awaiting patient beds.A new report has said that emergency services should respond to immediately life-threatening emergency calls within eight minutes.

The report from the Health Information and Quality Authority has recommended to Health Minister Mary Harney that the new emergency response time targets operate from this month, on a phased basis.

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Phecc Pain Management Update

Pain management update (CPGs 4/5/6.2.6 & 4/5/6.7.14)

In order to provide more effective management of pain in the pre-hospital setting the Medical Advisory Group at its November 2010 meeting recommended a change in the regime for the administration of;

• Paracetamol for EMTs, Paramedics & Advanced Paramedics.

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Photograph Gallery

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l am always looking for assistance in building up the content of the site so if you have anything you would like added or can help me l would be very grateful. From text to picture and new sections.