Home

Welcome to the new Emergency Services Forum website. A site run by members of the Irish emergency services for current and future members of the emergency services

Latest news & articles

3rd May 2018 / Articles

Gardai lash out at ‘arse covering and box ticking’ internal culture in independent report

Gardai have lashed out at the internal culture in An Garda Siochana for the first time, an independent report has...
Read More
3rd May 2018 / News

Gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade attend a fire on Naas Road

A fire at a premises near Johnstown, Co Kildare is affecting visibility for motorists travelling on the N7. Delays are...
Read More
29th April 2018 / News

Dublin Fire Brigade called to extinguish referendum posters

A huge number of posters, campaigning for both sides, have been vandalised and removed in recent weeks. Dublin Fire Brigade...
Read More
29th April 2018 / News

Appeal for witnesses after robbery of cash-in-transit van

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after the robbery of a Cash in Transit van this afternoon. The incident happened at...
Read More
29th April 2018 / News

Gardai searching for Kaitlyn Sheridan from Dublin

Officers in Store Street are looking for assistance to find Kaitlyn Sheridan (Kelly) who is missing from her home on...
Read More
29th April 2018 / News

Courts get tough on predatory and violent rural burglars as jail terms hiked

Prosecutors seek increased sentence for David Casey (left) and his cousin Michael Casey THE Court of Appeal has laid down...
Read More
29th April 2018 / News

Kerry Babies case: Gardaí take DNA samples from locals

Kerry Babies re-investigation continues Gardaí take DNA samples, interview both new and old witnesses 'We have 100s of jobs and...
Read More
25th April 2018 / News

Student Garda investigated over sham marriage

The 31-year-old had been a student at the Garda College in Templemore, Co Tipperary, since last year but has now...
Read More
23rd April 2018 / News

Garda HQ issues warning after loss of specialist IT staff

Garda Headquarters has written to the Department of Justice, informing them that the force had lost more than one-third of...
Read More
21st April 2018 / News

Man admits making hoax 999 call to gardaí

Gardaí were notified in a 999 call of a man running around a residential area of Cork with a shotgun,...
Read More
21st April 2018 / News

Gardaí find 1.3 million stolen cigarettes in Dublin

GARDAÍ HAVE FOUND 1.3 million stolen cigarettes, valued at €750,000, in Dublin. Gardaí investigating the theft of the cigarettes from...
Read More
21st April 2018 / News

Gardaí searching for teenager missing in Dublin

Gardaí are looking for help in finding missing people in Dublin and Cork. A 17-year-old girl, Wiktoria Swierczynska, has been...
Read More
21st April 2018 / News

Gardaí search for missing man Michael Edmonds

Gardaí have asked for the public's help to find missing man Michael Edmonds. The 63-year-old has been missing from Walkinstown...
Read More
21st April 2018 / News

Garda out sick over alleged bullying wins challenge over sick pay classification

A garda who claimed he was out ill from work due to alleged bullying and racial abuse by colleagues has...
Read More
19th April 2018 / News

Civil Servants want shorter working week!!

As a Civil Servant I haven’t a clue what this is all about, I’ve never worked less that a 40...
Read More
18th April 2018 / Articles

RISKS OF USING PUBLIC WI-FI by Europol

Along with convenience for the public, public Wi-Fi hotspots can also provide an easy way for identity thieves and cybercriminals...
Read More
18th April 2018 / Articles

Taking Care of Others after Trauma

People often worry about how to help others after something traumatic has happened to them. If you happen to be...
Read More
18th April 2018 / Articles

Good stress

An Old Article but still sadly relevant today in 2018 Published Garda Review in 2007. INTRO We need a certain amount of...
Read More
18th April 2018 / Articles

Am I in a ‘High risk’ job?

By Dr Jo Clarke and Dr. Michael Carroll Introduction  There are some jobs which, of their very nature, leave individuals...
Read More
18th April 2018 / News

Man accused of attempted murder of his partner told Gardai he didn’t care if daughter (2) was alive, court hears

Victim Alicja Kalinowska leaves the Central Criminal Court in Dublin   A dad-of-one who denies the attempted murder of his...
Read More
18th April 2018 / News

Notorious pedophile Christy Griffin leaves prison

Griffin (48) left the Midlands Prison in Co Laois this morning He has served a 15-year jail sentence for the...
Read More