Local Volunteers Wanted as Community First Responders for Castleisland

Neil Browne inset against the building in which the ‘First Responder’ meeting will be held at 6:30pm this Tuesday evening. ©Photograph: John Reidy

While ‘First Responders’ are normally looking for a pulse, in this instance they’re looking for bodies to volunteer and join them in a quest to benefit the community in Castleisland.

They’re hoping to set up and maintain a local Community First Responder group and to form a committee to run the group.

Meeting in Old Library

An information meeting for all those interested in volunteering or responding will take place tomorrow evening Tuesday 30th April, at 6.30pm in the Old Library, Castleisland.
Anyone interested in joining is asked to drop into the meeting if they’re available.

Beneficial for Town

“The more we can get involved in this group the better the chance of it being successful and beneficial for our town. Neil Browne has put a huge amount of work into getting this up and running and it will be a great asset if it gets the support it deserves,” said Andrew Foran a Castleisland based Community First Responder.

Community CPR programmes focus on early life saving treatment for victims of cardiac arrest, strokes and seizures and the many accidents seen and unseen that happen in all communities on any given day.

Respond to Incidents

The groups are typically made up local volunteers who operate within the community they live and work in and can respond to incidents within a known geographical area such as a village or small town.

To keep in touch with the Castleisland Community First Responders just click on the link here:


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