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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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Garda Car
18th May 2018

National "Slow Down" Day 2018

National “Slow Down” Day 25th – 26th May 2018

An Garda Síochána will be holding a National ‘Slow Down’ day over the 24 hour period from 7am on Friday 25th May until 7am on Saturday 26th May 2018.

21st Nov 2017

National Risk Assessment for Ireland 2017

The Minister with responsibility for Defence, as Chair of the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning (GTF), submitted the National Risk Assessment (NRA) for Ireland 2017  to Government on 21 November 2017.

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