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

 

Syria to Swords

Above: Joanne Doyle with crew members in Swords. Defence Forces NCO Joanne Doyle spent a year working with Dublin Fire Brigade as part of her postgraduate advanced paramedic...

Health and safety

High standards in safety

Above: DFB’s management team with the certificate. Third Officer John Guilfoyle outlines the process by which Dublin Fire Brigade was granted certification to OHSAS 18001:2007 by...

A tall order

Above: D/O John Rush Conor Forrest caught up with D/O John Rush to discover more about the brigade’s new hydraulic platform. Firefighting rescues and operations involving tall or...

The future is electric

With the number of electric vehicles set to increase on Irish roads in the coming years, Dublin Fire Brigade is training recruits to deal with potential incidents, writes Conor...

On parade

We look back at the annual FESSEF parade in Dublin city last September. The annual Frontline and Emergency and Security Services Éire Forum (FESSEF) parade took to Dublin city’s streets...

Track success

Above: Eithne with some of the other Irish athletes. Among the thousands of competitors at the 2017 World Police & Fire Games was Dublin Fire Brigade’s Eithne Scully. The World...

A lens on life: Greg Matthews

Retired Station Officer Greg Matthews spoke about his career in Dublin Fire Brigade and his passion for street photography. Retired Station Officer Greg Matthews has undoubtedly led an...

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...