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The Athy Unit of Kildare Civil Defence was set up
in May 1996 and has been growing since it's inauguration. The
Unit First Officer is Noel O'Mara, and the unit leaders are Martin
Kenny, James Byrne, Bertie Kiernan and Sylvia Tyrrell. The unit has about fifteen members
The unit owes a big thanks to Kildare Civil Defence's
CDO Comnt Larry Coughlan who is always there to give support and
Rescue and First Aid Unit
Members of the above unit have represented
Kildare Civil Defence at numerous competitions over the last few
years. This has been done under the guidance of Nicky Broughen and Paddy Maher.
They have also gained experience in heights
Boat Search and Recovery
|The Unit have a search and recovery boat for use throughout Kildare. They have also helped at many big occasions over the last few years namely The Tour De France in Dublin, and The Tall Ships Race. The full crew are Martin Kenny, Bertie Kiernan, Sylvia Tyrrell, Jimmy Byrne and Pamela Huland
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The unit train every Monday night in Athy Fire Station and usually the have an hour of foot drill and an hour of skills training.
Our Foot Drill instructor is Richard Reade A big thank you to Athy Fire Station Officer Tim Dunne for the use of the facility and for his continued support.
within the unit
|Assistant Leader / Treasurer
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