Centre Defibrillator Project
Locations Oct 2018
Cork City AED's - Cork Lions Club are hoping to build a map showing all 24hour publicly accessable AED's in the city
Locations Sept 2018
Thanks to Comyn Kelleher Tobin for their donation of an AED & Cabinet at their premises on 2 Georges Quay City Centre Defibrillator Project
we're delighted to say that our 8th location is now up and running at Luigi Malones on Emmett Place
Thanks to Nigel O'Sullivan
and Christians Boys College
for their assistance in getting an AED installed at the Savoy on
Patrick Street and Leisureplex on MacCurtain Street
AED # 3 has been installed on Savoy wall on Patrick Street
AED # 2 has been installed on Gallaghers wall on MacCurtin Street
Cork Lions City Centre Defibrillator Project
Defib on Oliver Plunkett Street was vandalised and is now thankfully
back in action. Thanks to everyone for their messages of support.
AED Vandalism - thanks to everyone for their support!
City Centre Defibrillator Project
Cork Lions Club are Delighted to announce the installation of the first AED at Penneys on Oliver Plunkett Street
to R Martin Walley Cork Lions Club, Sergeant John O'Connor, Community
Policing, Paul McGuirk, Cork City Council, Brian Daly, President Cork
Lions Club, John McCarthy, Manager Penneys, Der Cogan, Cork Lions Club,
Fred Lotty, Cork First Responders, Pat O'Brien, Cork Lions Club
to everyone who has supported our fundraising to date. Special thanks
to John McCarthy of Penneys for his help in allowing the erection of
our first AED cabinet. We look forward to positioning many more in the
Cork Lions City Centre Defibrillator Project.
Why: Research has shown that having early access to a Defibrillator
(AED) with CPR more than doubles the survival rate of persons suffering sudden
cardiac arrest. Every minute waiting for the intervention via an AED reduces
the survival rate by 10%. Currently there are no publicly accessible AEDs in the
Cork city centre on a 24-hour basis
What: To provide the public in Cork City Centre with quick access to AEDs
on a 24 x 7 basis.
provide website and Facebook pages so that the AEDs can be easily located.
service AEDs and replenish pads/material as required.
How: Locating 12 AEDs throughout the city centre so that they are
accessible in less than 2 minutes on all main pedestrian routes and less than 4
minutes on all other streets.
Who: Cork Lions are fundraising to allow the purchase of AEDs with
We are asking businesses in the Cork area
to participate by doing one/all of the following -
Allow an AED to be located on
the external of their premises.
Donate / Provide funding for an
AED + Cabinet.
Have their workforce trained on
the use of AEDs and CPR.
Help fund ongoing costs of
consumable replacement or AED servicing.
When: Timeline – July 2016 - 1
AED; Dec 2016 - 3 AEDs; July 2017 - 8 AEDs; July 2018 - 12 AEDs
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