The Civil Defence is a community based organisation, which is a back-up to the front line emergency services. Civil Defence members are drawn from all walks of life, with diversity in age, education, social background and physical abilities.
Mayo Civil Defence should be in a position to provide back up to the front line emergency services in the event of a major incident. The Civil Defence is in a position to provide water, search and recovery services together with other activities as required on lakes and rivers in the county. Mayo Civil Defence provides a first aid and ambulance service, stewarding and crowd control at local events. Civil Defence also provides safety cover for water based activities.
The Civil Defence also provides basic life-saving and occupational courses for schools and community organisations.
The year 2000 marked the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Civil Defence.
For more information, call (094) 902 44 44.
Phone: (094) 902 44 44.
Email: Mayo Civil Defence.