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

 

The Ultimate Price

In October 1936, three Dublin firefighters lost their lives in a fire at the Exide Batteries shop on Pearse Street. On the night of October 5th 1936, three of Dublin Fire Brigade’s finest...

Retired members: Paul Hand

From Dolphin’s Barn to the DFB museum, Paul Hand has seen and done it all. Conor Forrest caught up with the busy retired firefighter and current museum curator, to learn more about a...

In memory of Ian McCormack

The crew of B watch Dolphin’s Barn unveiled a garden memorial in the grounds of the station for their colleague Ian McCormack. On Saturday August 20th 2016,  friends, family and...

Europe in the OBI

An EU Civil Protection Mechanism course was recently delivered in the OBI, focusing on coordination in the event of a disaster in Europe or further afield. The EU Civil Protection Mechanism...

The Italian Job: Part II

Brendan Lodola reflects on a recent cycling trip to Tuscany, a wonderful physical tonic, and an extraordinary outing in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Tuscany is one of the heartlands of...

Class of ’76

Jeremiah Greally reports on the 40 year reunion of Class 2 1976, who shared memories and recalled those who have since passed on. The firefighters of Class 2 1976 had a jovial reunion on...

From Kilbarrack to the world

We spoke with Kilbarrack firefighter and The GreenPlan founder Neil McCabe to discover more about his recent exploits.  Six years ago, Neil McCabe’s life changed forever with the...

Firefighters without borders

Firefighters Without Borders provides much needed equipment and training to fire departments and communities around the world. Conor Forrest spoke with President Russell Chalmers to...

Working on the frontline

We caught up with Robin Blandford, founder of Howth-based software company D4H Technologies, which provides frontline emergency management solutions.  Robin Blandford leads an...