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Ennis Road Community First Responders host a training and information event

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Ennis Road Community First Responders pictured above at their headquarters in Cleeve’s Factory

Ennis Road Community First Responders are a voluntary group working with the National Ambulance Service

Ennis Road Community First Responders are a voluntary group working with the National Ambulance Service
Ennis Road Community First Responders performing a demonstration

The Ennis Road Community First Responders are a voluntary group based on the north side of Limerick city who work with the National Ambulance Service and assist in pre hospital medical care. Specialising in stroke, choking, cardiac arrest and heart attacks, the group consists of over 30 members who give their time to train, learn and upskill so that they arrive on scene and treat the patient with the upmost care before the ambulance arrives. The CFR group covers the north side of the city from the bridge the whole way out to the Meelick area.

The Irish Red Cross are a group in Limerick with 200 members – ranging from all ages and all skill levels. They do incredible work day in day out in assisting at events from small to large. They are based on the Dock Road and this week shared a scenario training evening and social BBQ with the Ennis Road CFR in the Ennis Road CFR headquarters.

This week the Ennis Road CFR hosted a training and information evening in their headquarters in Cleeve’s and invited the Limerick Red Cross to do scenario training. Also in attendance were the Templeglantine CFR group from County Limerick.


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Ennis Road Community First Responders
They work with the National Ambulance Service and assist in pre hospital medical care

Robert Simring, one of the founders of the Ennis Road CFR and who organised this evening with Andrew Kelly from Limerick Red Cross on behalf of both the Ennis Road CFR and Limerick Red Cross said that, “it was a fantastic evening and we were delighted with the turn out from both groups. It was an evening filled with learning, upskilling, training and a bite to eat thanks to a number of businesses in Limerick who generously sponsored us with provisions – in particular Nancy Blake’s, the Woodfield House Hotel and Seamus Butler Butchers.”

It was a great evening and everyone learned something from each other. From assessing the scene to treating the patient and then loading up the ambulance – overall it was a great event. What a great bunch. Thank you to everyone for their time and efforts in consistently helping the community and working so closely with the National Ambulance Service.

If you live on the north side of Limerick city and would like to become a member of the Ennis Road CFR group, please email [email protected] or message our Instagram page @ennisroadcfr.

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Ennis Road Community First Responders volunteers pictured above

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