Category - Retired Members

Retired member profile: Rory Mooney

Above: Marion and Rory. Conor Forrest sat down with retired firefighter Rory Mooney, who spoke about his career with the brigade and his voluntary work with orphaned children affected by...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Retired members: Paddy Rooney

Conor Forrest sat down with former firefighter Paddy Rooney to learn more about his time in the brigade, the changes he has seen over the years, and the memories that have stayed with...

Retired members: Patrick Madden

Conor Forrest sat down with retired District Officer Patrick Madden to discover more about a career well spent. If you enjoy hiking through the mountain ranges of Ireland, Scotland and...

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...

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...