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  • Multi Agency Search

    20/12/2020 Galway Civil Defence were tasked earlier today as there was reports of a missing person in the river Corrib. Our members were nearby and able to immediately respond and get our DJI Matrice 210 equipped with a 30 x zoom camera as well as a thermal imaging camera alongside EI-ICD (Rescue 115), RNLI Lifeboat… Read More »Multi Agency Search

  • When it counts, We’re there

    That is the motto of Civil Defence in Ireland. This was proven at 00:15 (12:15 am) on Wednesday the 12th of August when a request for assistance came from An Garda Síochána in East Galway. They requested our Unmanned Aerial System (Drone) with its Thermal Imaging capabilities to aid in a search that was underway.… Read More »When it counts, We’re there

  • Civil Defence Covid Report

    Message from Mr. David Buckley, Principle Officer, Civil Defence Branch, Dept. of Defence. Civil Defence has provided a 120-day sustained response to the COVID-19 pandemic (17th March – 14th July), assisting the Principal Response Agencies and their communities through a wide range of taskings. •A total of 29,516 volunteer hours have been provided by 878… Read More »Civil Defence Covid Report