St John Ambulance Brigade of Ireland

Southern Command


St. John Ambulance Cork - First meeting in Glanmire

Venue of first meeting in glanmire. glanmire community schoolSt. John Ambulance will be holding the first meeting of the Glanmire unit on Wednesday, June 1st 2011. There was a huge turnout at our first aid course in Glanmire Community School on Sunday May 22nd last, and we hope to see all attendees at our first meeting night.

For those aged between 11 and 16, please come to the school hall in Glanmire Community School for 18:30. The meeting will last for one hour until 19:30, and there will be ample opportunity to ask questions about St. John Ambulance.

For those aged 17 and over, please arrive at 19:30. This meeting will last until 21:00, and will be the perfect time for any queries you may have about the Brigade. Read More..

St. John Ambulance Cork - Glanmire First Aid Course!

Commissioner assisting at first aid courseSt. John Ambulance Cork were delighted at the extraordinary turnout for our introductory First Aid course, held in Glanmire Community School on Sunday on May 22nd last. Over 60 members of the public, of all ages and from all walks of life converged on the school to learn vital lifesaving skills. The techniques learned ranged from the controlling of severe bleeding, to the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in conjunction with CPR to help save the life of a person in need of it most.

Members of the Cork City Division were on hand from early Sunday morning to set up the venue in preparation for one of the largest First Aid courses that St. John Ambulance had ever held. After sign-in, the course began with a brief synopsis of skills such as safety.. Read More
St. John Ambulance - Visit of Queen Elizabeth II - May 20th 2011

Queen Elizabeth the second visits Cork CitySt. John Ambulance Cork was proud to have played a part in one of the most historic days in living memory. With the help of colleagues from our division in Limerick, our sister voluntary organisations, and the HSE Ambulance Service, St. John Ambulance Cork lined the streets of the inner city during the visit of Queen Elizabeth II.

In one of the largest security operations in the history of the State, St. John Ambulance Cork were delighted to be present in a medical capacity. With a lot of pre-planning and work taking place, it was clear that all hands were needed on deck We welcome Austin Florish and Philip Tuohy from Limerick Division, who kindly offered an ambulance and crew for the day.  Read More..

Fantastic turnout for Open Day! - May 2011

St. John Ambulance Member demonstrating skillsSt. John Ambulance Cork, held an Open Day in Glanmire Community School, on Sunday May 15th last. The purpose of this was to showcase the work that the Brigade does in Cork, and elsewhere. It was decided to be held, with a view to running a first aid course, and then recruiting members of the public to form a new unit of St. John Ambulance, in Glanmire, Co. Cork

The day was very successful, with just over three hundred people making the trip to Glanmire Community School, to learn more about the Brigade. There was massive interest from both young people and adults alike, in taking the first aid course, and hopefully joining up to the Brigade, and forming the new First Aid unit. Read More..

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