The Kerry Fire and Rescue Service would like to thank the Fire Service Trust for allowing the publication of their photos and information related to the history of the fire service in Ireland. We would also like to thanks Las Fallon for his generosity and kindness in allowing us to utilise information from his well-researched and brilliantly written book ‘Dublin fire Brigade and the Irish Revolution’.. Las Fallon is an operational fire fighter with over twenty-seven years service in the Dublin fire brigade.


You may purchase the book from here at
The Kerry Fire and Rescue Service would also like to thank the following people and organisations for their assistance in producing this web page:
Killian Hennessey SACFO - Kilkenny Fire Service
Kieran Greene ACFO Ennis Fire Service
Eamon Doyle and the ‘Blues and Two’s -
Martin Thompson and the Fire Service Trust
David Hogan, David Hogan Photography
Mark Brady - Station Officer of the Killarney Fire Station
John Foley - Station Officer of the Killorglin Fire Station
Nigel Corner Station Officer of the Tralee Fire Station
John Fitzgerald Sub Station Officer of the Tralee Fire Station
Freda Geraghty Professional Translator for helping us translate our documents into Irish.
John Cleary of Cleary’s photography
for kindly allowing us to publish 2 archive photos of the Kerry Fire Service.
Cork County Council