Firecall official magazine of Dublin Fire, Ambulance, and Emergency Services celebrate 40 Years

 

Marathon effort

Swords FF/P Paul McGurrell has added the three RAWULTRA ultramarathons to his list of achievements. If you’re searching for a figure to inspire a new fitness regime, Paul McGurrell is...

Retired members: Noel Hayden

Conor Forrest caught up with retired District Officer Noel Hayden, who spent the best part of his career fighting fires on Dublin’s southside. In the days when Dún Laoghaire fire station...

Station profile: C watch No 5

We caught up with the crew of C watch No 5, learning more about the scope of their work on the northside, and what makes the job so special. Finglas fire station was somewhat quiet when I...

Michael Dineen

Retired members: Michael Dineen

Michael Dineen (left) and F/F Michael Healy (right) on the switch at Tara Street in the 1950s Conor Forrest sat down with retired D/O Michael Dineen to discover more about life in the fire...

CISM

CISM: Learning from the best

Adrian O’Grady, Dublin Fire Brigade’s critical incident stress management team coordinator, recently travelled to attend and take lessons from the 2017 International Critical Incident...

The Fix Is In

Review: The Fix Is In

In August 2007, two FDNY firefighters lost their lives inside the Deutsche Bank Building. Now, a new book examines the story of what really happened. Until early 2011, 130 Liberty Street...

Retired members: Harry O’Keeffe

Harry (bottom row, far left) and his colleagues in DFB. Conor Forrest caught up with Harry O’Keeffe, a former firefighter who spoke about his career with Dublin Fire Brigade, his role as...