Civil Defence

Civil Defence Emergency Response

Civil Defence, together with the Principal Response Agencies, may respond to emergencies such as severe weather events and pandemics, and help transport members of the public in emergency situations.

Civil Defence Medical Response

Civil Defence responds to medical emergencies where specially trained volunteers attend to people and transfer them to hospital or medical appointments to support the Health Service Executive.

Civil Defence Radiation Monitoring

Civil Defence, together with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), monitors radiation levels. It does this by taking annual readings from soil and vegetation and giving them to the EPA.