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BUMBLEance

Driving the BUMBLEance

Tony Heffernan speaks to Tiernan Cannon about one of the Saoirse Foundation’s main projects, the BUMBLEance children’s ambulance service. It is difficult to imagine a pain more...

Sarah Good

Sarahs’ record row

Dublin Fire Brigade’s Sarah Good and rower Sarah Doyle have set and smashed a world record for tandem rowing this year. On St. Patrick’s Day 2017, while most of the country was...

Training day

The OBI played host to a two-part mass casualty training exercise for Class 1/2016 last November, writes Conor Forrest. [adrotate group=”2″] Last November, recruits from Class...

The social scene

DFB’s Sports and Social Club recently held two fun-filled social nights for members in Dublin city centre. Dublin Fire Brigade is a social organisation – different stations are involved...

Class of 2016

Recruit Class 2/2016 participated in the passing out parade held in the OBI last October. Dublin Fire Brigade welcomed 50 new recruits into its ranks on October 6th last, as Class 2/2016...

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...

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...