Category - Events

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The next step: DFB’s new sub officers

Pictured are the 50 sub officers who graduated in May, along with the team of instructors led by D/O Robert Tierney Among the latest graduates from the O’Brien Training Institute are...

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...

Surf rescue

Surf rescue

The Irish Tow Surf Rescue Club is saving lives in the water and on the beaches along Ireland’s west coast. We speak with co-founder Peter Conroy to discover more. Surfing isn’t just a...

Firefighting on high

A team from Dublin Fire Brigade has been working hard on updating and developing the brigade’s high rise firefighting plan, coordinated by District Officer John Chubb.  When you...

On parade: Recruit Class 1/2017

Class 1/2017 successfully completed their training programme at the end of May. The passout parade is organised as a graduation ceremony for the recruits and their families and...

Chain of survival

Links in the chain of survival

We spoke with Martin O’Reilly, EMS Support Officer, Dublin Fire Brigade, to discover more about the chain of survival in Dublin city and county, and how the fire-based EMS service model...

Learning with leisure: The EMS Gathering

The fourth annual Emergency Gathering took place in Kinsale in May. Conor Forrest spoke with organiser Kieran Henry to discover more about this engaging and diverse two-day event. In early...