Ireland

2 December 2013

A journey of change behind bars: promoting health and empowerment in Irish prisons

In ten of 14 prisons in Ireland, a small group of special-status Irish Red Cross volunteers combines an innovative community-based health approach with the Red Cross Red Crescent Fundamental Principles to change the lives of troubled men, transform prison
Ireland: Volunteer inmates deliver community-based health and first aid in state prisons
27 May 2013

Ireland: Volunteer inmates deliver community-based health and first aid in state prisons

The CBHFA programme takes a unique approach to raising community health, hygiene awareness and first aid in prison communities through peer-to-peer education provided by inmates working as Irish Red Cross volunteers.
The Wheatfield Prison project in Ireland
3 August 2011

The Wheatfield Prison project in Ireland

A delegation from the Irish Prison Service and Irish Red Cross will visit Wormwood Scrubs jail in London next month to outline the “huge success” of a programme.
Agreement on historic treaty at the Dublin Diplomatic Conference on Cluster Munitions
4 June 2008

Agreement on historic treaty at the Dublin Diplomatic Conference on Cluster Munitions

An historic agreement was reached at the recent Diplomatic Conference on Cluster Munitions, held from 19 to 30 May 2008 in Dublin.
Serbian Red Cross top first aid team in Europe
12 July 2007

Serbian Red Cross top first aid team in Europe

The first aid team from Serbian Red Cross were officially recognized as the best European providers of first aid, after winning the top prize in the First Aid Convention in Europe, (FACE) which took place in Ireland on July 9-10 at the University of Limer
17 September 2004

Irish generosity praised by International Federation of the Red Cross & Red Crescent

The generosity of Irish citizens has made a valuable contribution to the work of the Red Cross/Red Crescent throughout the world and has been instrumental in the humanitarian efforts in Sudan and Beslan, according to the Secretary General of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Mr. Markku Niskala visited Dublin today (Tuesday, 14 September) to meet with the...
10 September 2001

8 September 2001 - European First Aid Day

To mark European First Aid Day, National Societies organized first aid campaigns to raise public awareness of first aid and to inform the general public about simple actions which can save lives.

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