Are you ready?

in case of an emergency ...

This website details the Irish Government's plans for major emergencies. It has been developed by the Office of Emergency Planning to bring together current available information on Ireland's planning, response and management with regard to a wide range of emergencies. This site also provides practical advice on how to prepare for the unexpected and what to do in the event of such an incident taking place.

In Ireland different Government departments and agencies are responsible for specific emergency planning functions. In the event of a major emergency, the most appropriate department or agency is designated as the lead agency to co-ordinate the response to it.

Read about the existing Government structures

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10th Jul 2018

Hot Weather Updates

information is available at the link below which includes public information and updates from all relevant sectors.


During this period of prolonged dry hot weather, the Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government would particularly like to advise the public that grass and brush fires can spread rapidly and can threaten both you and your property.

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