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Monday, 8th July 2019

Order of Malta install defibrillator at Aston Village Store

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Liz Doyle and Susan Smyth from Order of Malta with Kenneth Flood, Imelda Munster and Tom Cunningham from Sinn Fein Louth who funded the new AED at Aston Village.

The Order of Malta Ambulance Service launched their second Public Access Defibrillator in the Drogheda area on Saturday at The Village Store in Aston Village which was funded by Kenneth Flood of Sinn Féin.

The first Public Access Defibrillator installed by the Order of Malta in Drogheda is outside their building beside Laurence’s Gate since January.

For anyone interested in learning how to use these devices, training can be organised for groups by emailing for details. But remember, anyone can use an AED without training, the machine will talk you through it.

In order to access the Defibrillator when needed, call 999/112 and the Ambulance Service will direct you to the closest one.

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The Order of Malta Ireland Ambulance Corps is one of the largest providers of first–aid and voluntary medical services in Ireland with over 3,000 members in more than 80 Units spread throughout communities all over Ireland and Northern Ireland.

There are four core services that the Ambulance Corps participates in:

  1. First Aid and Event Medical Services
  2. Community Care Activities
  3. Youth Work
  4. Training & Education

As one of the largest voluntary organisations in Ireland, they fundraise at a community and national level to support the local Ambulance Corps units and national community care initiatives. Order of Malta Ireland receives less than 10% of its income from government funding and relies heavily on the voluntary donations generated from local unit fundraising campaigns and providing first aid training services. All income from training and fundraising is reinvested to support the ongoing training of our volunteers and the provision of community care services across Ireland.

Thousands of members volunteer their time on a weekly basis to provide the highest standard of first-aid medical services at national and local events, training in life-saving skills and delivering community care initiatives. They continue to save, touch and change thousands of lives with our efforts every year.

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