Response to Doctors’ Offices

ACFR will no longer respond to the various doctors’ offices in the town for anything other than cardiac arrest. This affects: Dr. Murphy (Ashbourne Family Practice) Roc Doc Dr. Watson (Deerpark Medical Centre) In each of these offices there are physicians, nurses, paramedics, etc. all of whom are trained to a higher level than ACFR […]

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Thanks Tesco!

Thanks to Tesco and to everyone who put their blue Tesco Community Fund token in the ACFR slot!! Tescos’s donation will help fund training and equipment for several recently joined volunteers. ACFR is 100% community funded and receives no tax-payer money from the state so every little really does help!!

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Thanks to Adrian Dunne Pharmacy

The gang at Adrian Dunne’s Pharmacy Ashbourne handed over a cheque for 300 Euros from their Christmas wrapping donations (with a top up!). This will cover training and equipping 2 volunteers in our next training session in March. A big thanks from all at ACFR!

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Bag-pack a success!

Thanks to the members that helped out with the bag pack over the weekend. The money raised will help pay for uniforms and shirts for new members. Special thanks to everyone that made a donation and to those that signed up to become members … we hope to see you in our next training class!

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ACFR Bag Pack at Tesco

Yes it’s that time again … Our annual bag pack at Tesco is when we collect the funds that allow us to train and equip new members and pay for the administration of the organization. This year it will be the 19th and 20th of December. Please sign up to help out at http://doodle.com/5pcm53h3gs8hp43b Just […]

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CPR at Stringer Fitness

Thanks to Dave from Roc Doc for a great intro to CPR class at Stringer Fitness this morning. Several lads from the Ashbourne station of Meath Fire Brigade were on hand to help out along with the ACFR training dummies – the mannikins, not the people! Dave did a great job helping recognize cardiac arrest […]

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We Need You!

We’ve started recruiting for September Training. No previous experience is required, but of course if you’re already trained, we’d love to have you. We’re especially in need of people that can cover day shifts (07:00-19:00). We make 3-5 runs each month so the odds of getting a call out are quite low. If you work […]

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ACFR Members run Mini Marathon

A big thanks to Yvonne, Leanne, Angela, Ciara, Assumpta and Kellie who raised EUR575 in the Flora Mini Marathon. All the money is in the ACFR account and will help cover ACFR’s expenses for 2014. Well done all …

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June Training Night

Thanks to all that made it to June’s training night. From now on training will be the first Monday of every month at 19:00 at the Pillo. In months where that Monday is a holiday it moves to the Tuesday. CPR etc. The CPR and AED review went well and several people felt a good […]

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ACFR Mini-Marathon Women

Several members and supporters of ACFR will run in the Flora Women’s Mini Marathon on 2nd June (Bank Holiday Monday) in aid of ACFR. The money raised goes into training responders and buying and servicing life-saving equipment. Please contact Yvonne (086-289-8752) to sponsor …

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