Irish Red Cross Volunteer Of The Year 2018 Announced

Padraig O’Reilly balances a full-time job with numerous positions of responsibility in the Irish Red Cross while he is also a retained firefighter. 12-year-old Sarah McConnellogue has led the charge in recruiting youth members in her local Branch in Muff, Co Donegal. At an exciting ceremony this afternoon, in the home of big wins – […]

Irish Red Cross Welcomes Final Migrants From Greece

The Irish Red Cross was at Baldonnel this afternoon to welcome the final 129 migrants due to arrive in Ireland from Greece under the EU relocation programme, signifying the conclusion of Ireland’s participation in this programme. With the arrival of this special charter flight, Ireland has now received all the migrants available for relocation to […]

Volunteers Thanked For Efforts During Storm Emma

“The joint heads of the three voluntary First Aid organisations, Irish Red Cross, Order of Malta and St John Ambulance, operating collaboratively as the Joint Voluntaries Coordinating Committee, would like to publicly thank their volunteers for their outstanding work during the recent exceptional weather conditions. Leaving the safety and comfort of their homes, the volunteers, along with members of the Civil Defence, and in […]

Irish Red Cross responded to 20 call-outs on first day of extreme weather

The Irish Red Cross (IRC) responded to 20 call-outs yesterday, mainly in the south and the east of the country. A total of 60 triaged and prioritised calls, requested by the National Ambulance Service, were attended to by the three national voluntary ambulance services yesterday; 20 of these were handled specifically by the Irish Red Cross. IRC […]

Irish Red Cross On Standby In Advance Of Adverse Weather Conditions

The Irish Red Cross has been requested by the HSE to identify its vehicle resources – namely road ambulances, off-road ambulances and 4×4 vehicles on a county-by-county basis in advance of the onset of the “Beast from the East”. The charity was also asked to assess its volunteer availability to crew these vehicles. These requests […]

Irish Red Cross To Hold Asthma Awareness Event In Nenagh

The Irish Red Cross health and social unit from Nenagh are running an Asthma Awareness Event this coming Satuday 20th of May in Tesco car park  Nenagh from 10-2pm. This will involved CPR demonstrations as well as tips and skills to deal with asthma and asthma attacks. This is in association with international  Asthma Awarness  week.

Join Tipperary’s Top Adventure – Sunrise Summit Challenge at Galtymore 30th April

The Irish Red Cross 2017 Sunrise Summit Challenge will take place at Galtymore on Sunday 30th April. Now in its third year, this charity challenge will see participants hike through the early morning darkness to reach the mountain summits in time to witness the sunrise over Ireland. With commanding views over the entire south-east of […]

Nenagh Red Cross Notes

It’s award season again and last year we were fortunate to take home the first ever Volunteer of the Year award thanks to Mary Prout. We appeal to you the public to get behind us and vote again this year for your volunteer , instructor and or branch of the year. Please email us for […]

Tipperary Carer Wins National Volunteer of the Year Award

The first ever National Irish Red Cross Volunteer of The Year Award was presented on Saturday, 7thMay, to Mary Prout from Nenagh, Tipperary. Mary received the award, at a ceremony in Farmleigh House, Dublin, for her dedication to volunteering in her local community. The event marks the eve of World Red Cross Red Crescent Day, […]

Irish Red Cross register of solidarity goes live

Register to coordinate offers of accommodation, goods and services Public are asked to pledge on redcross.ie/solidaritypledges Register of Pledges will be “testament to warmth and solidarity of Irish people” __     Irish Red Cross today launched an online register to manage the thousands of public offers of support for victims of the migration crisis […]

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