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 […]

Rashina & Lios Derg Vintage Clubs

Rashina Vintage Club & Lios Dearg Vintage Club Belmont will join forces for a Tractor Road Run on Sunday 7th February to raise funds for flood victims in conjunction with the Irish Red Cross. Registration for the event will start at 9:30am at Doon GAA Clubhouse. Registration will be €20 per tractor. The Run will go […]

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 […]

Open Your Garden for Charity

The Irish Red Cross is appealing to Laois gardening enthusiasts to take part in Open Gardens 2014. The event, which runs from June to October, is a fundraising initiative whereby people are encouraged to open up their gardens for a morning, afternoon or full day and extend an invite to their family, friends or wider […]

Nominate your Offaly Carer

The Irish Red Cross is calling for Offaly nominations for the 2013 Carer of the Year Awards, open to any member of the public currently providing voluntary care.  This year’s prizes include a relaxing break for two at a 4 star Carlton Hotel, with dinner on one evening as well as a cash prize. 3474 […]

Irish Red Cross Launch Free First Aid App

To celebrate Irish Red Cross First Aid Day, Friday 20th September, the charity today launched a First Aid App, free to download from the Apple App and Google Play Stores for Smartphones and Tablets. The First Aid App features easy to follow tips for more than 20 common first aid scenarios including how to treat burns, breaks, […]