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West Cork Rapid Response is a voluntary group located in West Cork, Ireland. We work in partnership with the existing HSE Medical Emergency services with a Rapid Response Vehicle servicing all of West Cork.

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“Jeep for Jason” Campaign

Click here for Updated Event Schedule December Events: Sunday               Dec   21st         Carol Singing in Castletownsend Thursday             Dec 25th         Christmas Day Swim in Inchydoney Beach at 11.30am Noel O’Sullivan Friday                 Dec 26th         Walk from 12 noon to 2pm organised by Clonakilty

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Medevac 112 in Skibbereen 3

Ireland’s Air Ambulance – Medevac 112

Skibbereen Crews and West Cork Rapid Response training with Medevac 112. Whilst based in Athlone, Medevac 112 can be in West Cork in 50min. This may seem too long, but remember in many cases of entrapment it can take this

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Courtmac Estuary 2

Car Crash into Coutmacsherry Estuary

13-01-22 11-00 96FM News extract for WCRR (courtmac)  

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Skibbereen Down and Dirty 6K Adventure Challenge

Have your fingers ready to do the walking at 8.00am this FRIDAY 21st OCTOBER...... is huge interest once again this year,the link is there,dont be disappointed REGISTER EARLY....Due to huge numbers there will be a wave system in operation same as last year and to give you a heads up so you can be deciding between here and 8.00am FRIDAY 21st OCTOBER....1st wave 10.30am...2nd, 10.45am...3rd, 11.00am...4th, 11.15am...5th, 11.30am...6th, 11.45am....7th, 12.00 noon ....The excitement is building,so up bright and early on FRIDAY morning...WE cant wait...cheers

Oct 17th 12:17pm • 1 Comment

Last Friday at O'Donovan's Hotel, Clonakilty..... Dr. Jason Van Der Velde receiving a Community Award from the Mayor Anthony McDermot of Clonakilty and the Mayoral council... photo shows back row...the the WCRR backroom team of Eamonn Barry, Dena O'Donovan, Rhona Tudhope, Aodh O Donnell, and Dr. Meg MacConnaill

Clonakilty Mayoral Council

Jason Van Der Velde's group.
Back: colleagues from the backroom of West Cork Rapid Response:
Eamonn Barry; Dena O'Donovan; Rhona Tudhope; Aodh O Donnell and Dr. Meg MacConnaill.
Front: Clonakilty Mayoral Council members Colette Twomey; John M Loughnan, (Deputy Mayor); Mayor Anthony McDermott; Dr. Jason van der Velde; Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin/Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin, Méara and Cllr Christopher O'Sullivan, (Chairperson Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce, sponsors).

Photo: Anthony Brennan.

Oct 16th 10:55am • 2 Comments

Dr. Jason Van Der Velde receiving a Service to the Community Award from Mayor Anthony McDermott and Mayoral Council secretary Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin

Clonakilty Mayoral Council

Jason Van Der Velde receiving his award from Mayor Anthony McDermott and Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin/Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin, Méara.

The scroll reads:
Presented by Clonakilty Mayoral Council on behalf of the people of Clonakilty to Dr. Jason Van Der Velde in recognition of your continuing generosity and expertise as a Volunteer Doctor and founder of West Cork Rapid Response which has brought comfort to many and saved many lives. This presentation also recognises the sacrifices made by your wife Kristen and family which facilitates you in your work.
Clonakilty is proud of you.

Photo: Anthony Brennan

Oct 16th 10:45am • 1 Comment

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