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Saturday 3rd June 2023, 19:42
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)

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Great pic! Lou......whose that in your arms?

Friday 2nd June 2023, 22:38
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
๐Ÿšจ*CALL OUT*๐Ÿšจ

This morning SARDA Ireland were tasked by An Garda Sรญochรกna to assist in a search for a missing person in Tralee. 
Search dog Ziggy and Mick responded and were later assisted by newly qualified Search dog Sly and Angela. Both teams worked tirelessly searching different areas with Mick offering his experience in guiding Angela on her first call out. Both teams were stood down this evening. Thanks you both for your time and effort. 

Thankfully the missing person has been located safe and well.Image attachment

๐Ÿšจ*CALL OUT*๐Ÿšจ

This morning SARDA Ireland were tasked by An Garda Sรญochรกna to assist in a search for a missing person in Tralee.
Search dog Ziggy and Mick responded and were later assisted by newly qualified Search dog Sly and Angela. Both teams worked tirelessly searching different areas with Mick offering his experience in guiding Angela on her first call out. Both teams were stood down this evening. Thanks you both for your time and effort.

Thankfully the missing person has been located safe and well.
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Well done Ziggy, Mick, Sly and Angela.

โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

Saturday 27th May 2023, 15:13
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Congratulations Daisy & Ali on passing your assessment last weekend. They are qualified as a novice search dog team and are now on the Call out list ๐Ÿ‘
 Ali is the youngest person in Ireland and the UK to have qualified a Search dog with NSARDAImage attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

Congratulations Daisy & Ali on passing your assessment last weekend. They are qualified as a novice search dog team and are now on the Call out list ๐Ÿ‘
Ali is the youngest person in Ireland and the UK to have qualified a Search dog with NSARDA
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Well done Daisy and Ali ๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations Daisy & Ali ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Well done Ali xxx amazing

Congratulations to the both of you!!!

Brilliant, well done ๐Ÿ‘

Well done!!

Brilliant work well done

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

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Congratulations Rosie & Helen on passing your assessment this weekend. They are qualified as a novice search dog team and are now on the Call out list ๐Ÿ‘
Helen is part of the South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association  teamImage attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

Congratulations Rosie & Helen on passing your assessment this weekend. They are qualified as a novice search dog team and are now on the Call out list ๐Ÿ‘
Helen is part of the South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association team
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Thanks everyone for your kind comments.๐Ÿ•Rosie and Helen

Congratulations, know all the hard work and time commitment it takes

Congratulations on your brilliant achievement ๏ฟผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Incredible work and effort! Well done to you and your families!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations Helen and Rosie!

Congratulations Helen & Rosie

Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰โฃ๏ธ

Well done. Great work

Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ˜

Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘

Awesome! Congratulations

Congratulations๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

Fantastic achievement Helen Connolly, on top of everything else you do!

Congratulations

Amazing

Congratulations Rosie & Helen

Congratulations Rosie & Helen

Awesome.

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Thursday 25th May 2023, 11:38
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Congratulations Sly & Angela on passing your assessment this weekend. They are qualified as a novice search dog team and are now on the Call out list ๐Ÿ‘Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

Congratulations Sly & Angela on passing your assessment this weekend. They are qualified as a novice search dog team and are now on the Call out list ๐Ÿ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations Angela and Sly!

Great work. Congrats

Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Huge congrats. Well done.

Congratulations to the both of you!!

Congrats Sky & Angela

Congratulations๐Ÿพ๐Ÿถ ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ‰

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Wednesday 24th May 2023, 16:35
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Congratulations Flame & Winnie on passing your upgrade assessment. 
This team is now a fully qualified Mountain rescue Search dog team.Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

Congratulations Flame & Winnie on passing your upgrade assessment.
This team is now a fully qualified Mountain rescue Search dog team.
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Congratulations flame x I'm so happy you could train your human Winnie x

Congratulations to you both. Know how much time and commitment you put into qualification.

Congratulations Flame & Winnie ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations to the both of you!!

Brilliant Congratulations ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿพ

Congratulations!

Congratulations ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿพ๐Ÿถโค๏ธ

Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

Congratulations Winnie and Flame!

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Monday 22nd May 2023, 18:08
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
What a fantastic weekend we had in Wicklow. We hope everyone got home safe. Have a great week

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Saturday 20th May 2023, 21:48
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Congratulations to our 4 handlers and dogs on passing your assessments

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Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations to you all ๐Ÿ‘

Great to be here and see you all qualify - a great job done by all over the last two days - 3 New Handlers and 1 upgrade. Way to go Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland) ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Sorry can’t stay for training today but long way back to home.

Well done all of you. Great rewards for great efforts.

Well done to you all, I think they all deserve a treat now ! This took years of dedication and discipline to achieve and support from all your families, as well as volunteer 'bodies'. Fantastic achievement.

Best news ever!! You each looked strong yesterday and I had a good feeling. So happy for each of you. To qualify is amazing, after years of hard work, successes and setbacks you got better and better to reach this point. And to get the upgrade is also amazing, building on an already solid foundation. Well done to the committee, trainers, bodies and all who helped, led by training officer Gerry. When I joined SARDA there were 4 qualified dogs in total. Now we have three new teams in one day !! Mad stuff. The organisation is strong and growing with a network of teams to serve the country to help bring people home to their families. Sorry I had to leave last night and I’ll miss the celebration. So proud of you all. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป

Magnificent achievement congratulations to all on the successful cumulation of years of hard work by both handlers and dogs ๐Ÿถ๐ŸŽ‰

Fantastic achievement! Well done!!

Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ‰Well done to you all! Fantastic work

Wow guys, years of hard work, you were all amazing today, well done everyone โค๏ธ

Congratulations Helen (and others) such a good job done!!

Congratulations to everyone. Great achievement. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations

What a beautiful sight!!! Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰ everyone!!๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

Congratulations ๐ŸŽŠ

Congratulations all the hard work has paid off.

Congratulations all

Fantastic! Well done everyone!

Congratulations๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰To you all.

Outstanding, well done

Congratulations Teams

What!? How did I just see that Winnie, Ali and Helen all qualified too?!!? Congrats SARDA Team!! What a bonus to all of Ireland to add these great teams to ranks of those who seek those who've wander off. Strong work all of you (and your furry partners)! And Gerry.....well done you too to have shepherded such a crowd through to getting their red tags.๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฅณ

Great news! Well done to all.

Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿถ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰

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Saturday 20th May 2023, 9:30
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Assessments weekend for SARDA Ireland. Weve 4 dog teams going forward for assessment. 3 new teams and one upgrade. 
Best of luck to all of the handlers. 
Thanks to the volunteers for bodying for the weekend. Thanks also to our assessors whove travelled from the UK. 
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Assessments weekend for SARDA Ireland. We've 4 dog teams going forward for assessment. 3 new teams and one upgrade.
Best of luck to all of the handlers.
Thanks to the volunteers for bodying for the weekend. Thanks also to our assessor's who've travelled from the UK.
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Best of luck to everyone. A lot of work goes into getting assessment ready. Fair dues. Hope everything goes well.

Good luck to all going through the assessment. And well done to all organisers and volunteers

Good luck everyone x

Best of luck to everyone.

Good luck to you all, hope your K-9 friends all make the grade.

Good luck everyone

Good luck ๐Ÿ‘

Good luck to everyone. ๐Ÿ•

๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ€

Best of luck to all the Teams.

Good luck everyone!

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Monday 1st May 2023, 20:33
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)

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That's awesome ๐Ÿ‘

Sunday 30th April 2023, 19:46
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
So today is #internationalsearchandrescuedogday 
We hope all our dogs are being pampered and having the best day ever. Sadly there isnt enough space here to share all our lovely pups but heres a snapshot of some of them.Image attachmentImage attachment+7Image attachment

So today is #internationalsearchandrescuedogday
We hope all our dogs are being pampered and having the best day ever. Sadly there isn't enough space here to share all our lovely pups but here's a snapshot of some of them.
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Friday 28th April 2023, 22:07
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)

The Prince and Princess of Wales visited Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team on Thursday to help the team celebrate their 60th year of service to the communities of South Wales and saving lives. All our graded dogs and handlers who are members of CBMRT were out demonstrating the role and effectivess of SARDA dogs in search and rescue, and our furry friends of course had to show the royal couple just how friendly they are!
#poweredbyburns
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Thursday 27th April 2023, 15:42
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
CALL OUT: 
At approximately 7:40 pm yesterday 26/4/23 SARDA Ireland were tasked to assist in a search in Tomies woods in Kerry.  Search dog Trakr and his handler Jean responded.  They were stood down at 9:30 pm after completing a thorough search.

CALL OUT:
At approximately 7:40 pm yesterday 26/4/23 SARDA Ireland were tasked to assist in a search in Tomies woods in Kerry. Search dog Trakr and his handler Jean responded. They were stood down at 9:30 pm after completing a thorough search.
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well done ๐Ÿ‘ beautiful dog

Well done jean and trackr

Thank you well done ๐Ÿ‘

Well done both of you x

Well done!

Well done ๐Ÿ’•

Awesomeโ€ผ๏ธ

outstanding

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Sunday 23rd April 2023, 20:08
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
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Wednesday 19th April 2023, 19:59
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
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Sunday 16th April 2023, 22:54
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Today we had some of our members participating in a pre assessment in The Vee on the Tipperary Waterford border. We wish everyone good luck going forward to the next stage of their Search and rescue dog handler journeyImage attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

Today we had some of our members participating in a pre assessment in The Vee on the Tipperary Waterford border. We wish everyone good luck going forward to the next stage of their Search and rescue dog handler journey ... See MoreSee Less

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Good luck ๐Ÿ€

Good luck ๐Ÿ€

I was watching you guys only got to see one of you start but wow so incredible to see ๐Ÿ˜

Rock on! You got this!

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Maith Sibh โค

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Friday 14th April 2023, 12:33
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Thank you Maria and everyone involved. Your donations are greatly appreciated.Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

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Monday 10th April 2023, 17:16
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Give this a read and be prepared on the hills

Give this a read and be prepared on the hillsDo you have your bag packed for this weekend's adventure? Always be prepared and self-sufficient. Having good boots, enough food and water, rain gear, warm and spare layers, charged mobile phone (to be kept for use in case of a call out) and choosing routes which matches your skills and ability can all help in reducing incidents and call outs this bank holiday weekend. Here are some essentials to bring for your level of walking. ... See MoreSee Less

Sunday 9th April 2023, 11:39
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Happy Easter everyone ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿฃ 

Heres trainee search dog Finnegan on the scent of one of our dogs bodies ๐Ÿ˜Š

Happy Easter everyone ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿฃ

Here's trainee search dog Finnegan on the scent of one of our dogs bodies ๐Ÿ˜Š
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Stunner โค๏ธ๐Ÿพ

Have a good one

I thought he was on Easter egg hunt ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

Hi Finnegan !

Beautiful photo

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Friday 7th April 2023, 20:15
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
At approximately 11a.m today SARDA were tasked by An Garda Sรญochรกna to Coole Park outside Gort.  Search dog Ziggy and his handler Mick Grant responded.  Two dogs from the Garda Dog Unit, Garda Underwater Unit, Galway Civil Defence  and Mayo Civil Defence also in attendance.

At approximately 11a.m today SARDA were tasked by An Garda Sรญochรกna to Coole Park outside Gort. Search dog Ziggy and his handler Mick Grant responded. Two dogs from the Garda Dog Unit, Garda Underwater Unit, Galway Civil Defence and Mayo Civil Defence also in attendance. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great photo ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ

Well done!!Mick and Ziggy

Well done mick and of course Ziggy

Well done

Good luck Ziggy!

Well done Mick and your brave K9 pal Ziggy

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Sunday 2nd April 2023, 14:15
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)

Say hello to our Mountain Rescue Ireland board and executive committee! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿผ

There is ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฌ ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜€ of collective mountain rescue experience in the photo below, which is made up of representatives from MRI-affiliated teams in attendance (links below, give them a follow!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป)

This weekend, we met in Kerry to hold the AGM and discuss the MRI 3-5 year strategy.

In the strategy workshop we looked at our overall purpose and objectives to ensure that we continue to provide a vital and specialist mountain rescue service that the public can rely on, should they come into difficulty when out on the hills.

Donegal Mountain Rescue Team
Dublin-Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team
Galway Mountain Rescue Team
Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue
Kerry Mountain Rescue Team
Mayo Mountain Rescue
Mourne Mountain Rescue Team
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team
South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association
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Wednesday 8th March 2023, 12:04
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)

โญ๏ธ Happy International Womens Day to all our friends on Facebook โญ๏ธ ... See MoreSee Less

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Very impressive! ๐Ÿ‘โ˜˜๏ธ

Keep up the fantastic work. ๐Ÿ‘

Absolutely amazing

Sunday 26th February 2023, 19:39
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
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Sunday 26th February 2023, 19:39
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Thursday 9th February 2023, 14:39
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
A few photos from last weekend! Can you name the dogs? โ˜บ๏ธImage attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

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Amazing snaps..bless your work๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ™

They are all brilliant ๐Ÿ‘

Awesome ๐Ÿ‘

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Sunday 5th February 2023, 23:37
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
We have just had another successful assessment weekend in Co. Wicklow. It was a busy weekend, with Sean and Cody passing their upgrade assessment and Mick and Ziggy passing their regrade assessment! Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰

We will post more info and photos over the next few days!Image attachmentImage attachment

We have just had another successful assessment weekend in Co. Wicklow. It was a busy weekend, with Sean and Cody passing their upgrade assessment and Mick and Ziggy passing their regrade assessment! Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰

We will post more info and photos over the next few days!
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Great news to share from Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland). Congratulations Sean & Cody plus Mick & Ziggy for regrading and upgrading. Don’t forget the background hero’s that make this all possible - bodies, colleagues, support crew, internal assessors, external assessors… so much effort but great results ๐Ÿฅ‡

Well done everyone .

Well done dudes and doggies!

Sorry couldn’t be there but always great to here of successful assessments. Massive congratulations to Sean & Cody plus Mick & Ziggy ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Thanks Bodies, Support Crew and Assessors for making it all possible. So much work goes on in the background to make assessments take place smoothly ๐Ÿซก

Congratulations Mick and Ziggy, well done all๐Ÿ‘

Well done to everyone, absolutely fantastic weekend and a true eye opener to the hard work carried out by the organisation

Great weekend. Lovely to meet the old gang and new members. Great result for Sean and Mick.

Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘fm limerick city ๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations

Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Well done all

To both teams.

Well done lads

Well done folks ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป ๐Ÿพ

Well done

"Galánta"

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Thursday 26th January 2023, 10:51
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
We are delighted that the missing walker was found safe. A great example of a multi-agency and community effort!Image attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment

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Excellent work, well done!

Maith sibh-well done to the Dogs and Humans-- Angels blessings on your work, <3

Well done such a great outcome โญ๏ธ

Well done crew good outcome ๐Ÿ‘

Well done to all involved ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Well done to you all

Well done to you all

Well done to you all

Well done. ๐Ÿ‘

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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Wednesday 18th January 2023, 14:07
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)

SARDA Ireland were tasked yesterday by An Garda Sรญochรกna to two separate searches in Co. Mayo.

SARDA Ireland were stood down yesterday evening and remain available to assist if new search areas are identified.

Other agencies involved in the searches:
Mayo Civil Defence
Galway Civil Defence
Cleggan Coast Guard
Grainne Uaile Sub Aqua Club and Search & Recovery Unit
Castlebar Firefighters Mayo
Mayo Mountain Rescue
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Sunday 15th January 2023, 16:30
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)

SARDA Ireland responded to an ongoing search yesterday in Carrick on Shannon for a missing person.

The missing person was recovered this morning by Boyne Fishermans Rescue and Recovery.

Well done to all the agencies that took part in this search over the last few weeks - it was a collective effort and hopefully it brings the family of the missing person some relief.

Ar dheis Dรฉ go raibh a anam.
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Amen ๐Ÿ™

Tuesday 20th December 2022, 13:42
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Thank you so very much to Cork Cubs and DRT for organising an amazing tag event and raising โ‚ฌ632 for our charity. This money will help us respond to more missing person searches across Ireland and train our search and rescue dogs. Thank you ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

Thank you so very much to Cork Cubs and DRT for organising an amazing tag event and raising โ‚ฌ632 for our charity. This money will help us respond to more missing person searches across Ireland and train our search and rescue dogs. Thank you ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป ... See MoreSee Less

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That's awesome ๐Ÿ‘

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Saturday 17th December 2022, 11:49
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
๐ŸŽSARDA Ireland donnation gift certificates available until Thursday 22nd.๐ŸŽ

Make a donation in someone elseโ€™s name (any amount) and we will send you a certificate that you can print out and give to them.

Steps:
1. Make a donation on https://gofund.me/6bae5caf or PayPal (see website), or below.
2. Take a screenshot of your donation and send the details to pro@sardaireland.com (your name, the amount donated, and the name of the person you want on the certificate)
3. We will email you a .pdf of the certificate which you can print out at home

(Certificates will be done as a batch each day, so please allow 24 hours between donation and arrival of certificate in your inbox!)

๐ŸŽSARDA Ireland donnation gift certificates available until Thursday 22nd.๐ŸŽ

Make a donation in someone elseโ€™s name (any amount) and we will send you a certificate that you can print out and give to them.

Steps:
1. Make a donation on gofund.me/6bae5caf or PayPal (see website), or below.
2. Take a screenshot of your donation and send the details to pro@sardaireland.com (your name, the amount donated, and the name of the person you want on the certificate)
3. We will email you a .pdf of the certificate which you can print out at home

(Certificates will be done as a batch each day, so please allow 24 hours between donation and arrival of certificate in your inbox!)
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Friday 2nd December 2022, 21:08
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Search dog Trakr and handler Jean responded to this callout in Co. Cork during the week. Sadly, the missing person was found deceased by Trakr. 

We wish to offer our condolences to the personโ€™s family and friends.

Search dog Trakr and handler Jean responded to this callout in Co. Cork during the week. Sadly, the missing person was found deceased by Trakr.

We wish to offer our condolences to the personโ€™s family and friends.Today, Civil Defence Cork South, Cork West Civil Defence, CORK NORTH CIVIL DEFENCE and Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland) were mobilised by An Garda Sรญochรกna to a Missing Persons search in the Macroom area. After an extensive search of the area, the missing person was located and a recovery operation commenced. We extend our deepest condolences to the persons family and friends at this very sad time, RIP.
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A very sad outcome for the deceased’s family but relief that they have been able to be reunited with their loved one through the dedicated work of Trakr and Jean

Well done both of you. Sad outcome for the family. Condolences to all concerned.

Strong work Jean and Trakr.

Condolences to family ..God bless you for all you do

Sad out come… Well done to all involved

Well done Jean & Trakr

condolences to the family, well done all involved.

Condolences to family ๐Ÿ™

Well done fm limerick city, condolences to the family โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

Well done Jean

Well done ๐Ÿ‘

A Relief for the family to have the missing person located , even though a sad ending . Well done Trakr and Jean.

Sad outcome but closure and reunion for the family. Condolences to family and friends. Well done to Trakr

Best boy Trakr condolences to the family ♥๏ธ

God Bless you all. My Condolences to the family of the deceased

Heard this lady on the radio this morning. She was utterly amazing and so brave to speak so soon to the tragedy occurring. She raised so much awareness of what was done to help her which will make people donate. What a wonderful lady..

At least they were returned to their family. R.I.P

You helped the family recover their loved one. Thanks.

Thankyou is such a small word but you and trakr are amazing you brought my husband home,I prayed so hard he had fallen and imagined he was hurt but sadly that wasn't the case my life will never be the same again ๐Ÿ’” If you need anything at all message me the donations are growing steadily I owe everything to you both โค๏ธ

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Monday 28th November 2022, 16:54
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
We are getting spammed! ๐Ÿ˜•

If anyone is getting notifications about buying sarda branded hoodies, T-shirts etc., itโ€™s not us! Itโ€™s spam!

Please donโ€™t click on any of these comments/links!

Weโ€™re trying our best to catch them as they come in, but it is tricky!

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Saturday 19th November 2022, 21:57
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Weโ€™re training this weekend in Tipperary/Waterford. Super locations for training our air-scenting dogs and our scent-specific trailing dogs! Check out trainee air-scenting dog Croรญaโ€™s find sequence today - itโ€™s all about the toy at the end of the search! ๐ŸŽพ๐Ÿ‰Image attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

Weโ€™re training this weekend in Tipperary/Waterford. Super locations for training our air-scenting dogs and our scent-specific trailing dogs! Check out trainee air-scenting dog Croรญaโ€™s find sequence today - itโ€™s all about the toy at the end of the search! ๐ŸŽพ๐Ÿ‰ ... See MoreSee Less

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Haha, I know that frustrated dog face so well... like, sheesh, why are humans are so thick, gimme the toy already!! ๐Ÿ’š

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Saturday 29th October 2022, 19:32
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Thank you to the people of Limerick! 

We had a great collection day in Limerick City and everyone loved meeting the dogs! Everyone was so generous, even down to a little girl of about 8 or 9 who put some of her well earned birthday money in our bucket! ๐Ÿฅฐ

The money raised will help us respond to missing person searches across Ireland and train our brilliant search dogs! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

Happy Halloween! ๐ŸŽƒImage attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

Thank you to the people of Limerick!

We had a great collection day in Limerick City and everyone loved meeting the dogs! Everyone was so generous, even down to a little girl of about 8 or 9 who put some of her well earned birthday money in our bucket! ๐Ÿฅฐ

The money raised will help us respond to missing person searches across Ireland and train our brilliant search dogs! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

Happy Halloween! ๐ŸŽƒ
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Delighted to meet and support such a wonderful charity at the Jetland centre today! Thank you so much for the fantastic voluntary service you provide ๐Ÿ’œ ๐Ÿ•‍๐Ÿฆบ

Loved meeting Flame and Marley this morning. Beautiful dogs. Thank you for all you do โค๏ธ

What a wonderful charity to support.

Amazing ๐Ÿ‘

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Friday 28th October 2022, 9:35
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)

We are running a bucket collection day tomorrow (Saturday) in two locations in Limerick City:

Jetland shopping centre๐Ÿ› (11-4) and Thomond Park Stadium๐ŸŸ (2.45-5)

Come and meet our search dogs๐Ÿ•, and help support our national charity๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป! You can also donate using the button below โคต๏ธ

Thank you! ๐Ÿ˜Š

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And Cody will be in Thomond too!

Flame will be in Jetland!

Come and meet Trakr in Thomond Park!

Croía will be in Thomond also!

Bailey will be in Jetland!

Sly will be in Thomond Park ๐ŸŸ

Jessie will be in Jetland too!

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Thursday 27th October 2022, 17:49
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
*Missing Person Found - a community effort!*

We can thankfully report that the missing person in Co. Tipperary has been found safe and well. 

This afternoon, some of the missing personโ€™s belongings were found by a farmer in his fields. The farmer reported this to the Gardaรญ who tasked Killaloe Coast Guard Unit to investigate. SARDA Ireland air-scenting dog team Jarlath and Syd also made their way to the field and began searching with Rescue 117 also searching the area from the air. 

Would you believe that SARDA dog Syd and Rescue 117 almost found the person at the same time? The heli picked up on the missing person on their camera at the same time as search dog Syd picked up on the missing personโ€™s scent in the air using his super nose. The heli descended to confirm the find, and Syd arrived at the missing person. 

We are absolutely delighted that the missing person was found safe and well after spending the night outside. 

It really is a community effort when searches happen. Between the Gardaรญ, search teams, landowners, neighbours, family, friends, social media and more, everyone has a role to play. 

We normally try to name all the agencies involved but there were so many, that we donโ€™t want to leave anyone out. 

So we will just say well done to everyone involved!

And well done to search dog Syd and his super nose!

*Missing Person Found - a community effort!*

We can thankfully report that the missing person in Co. Tipperary has been found safe and well.

This afternoon, some of the missing personโ€™s belongings were found by a farmer in his fields. The farmer reported this to the Gardaรญ who tasked Killaloe Coast Guard Unit to investigate. SARDA Ireland air-scenting dog team Jarlath and Syd also made their way to the field and began searching with Rescue 117 also searching the area from the air.

Would you believe that SARDA dog Syd and Rescue 117 almost found the person at the same time? The heli picked up on the missing person on their camera at the same time as search dog Syd picked up on the missing personโ€™s scent in the air using his super nose. The heli descended to confirm the find, and Syd arrived at the missing person.

We are absolutely delighted that the missing person was found safe and well after spending the night outside.

It really is a community effort when searches happen. Between the Gardaรญ, search teams, landowners, neighbours, family, friends, social media and more, everyone has a role to play.

We normally try to name all the agencies involved but there were so many, that we donโ€™t want to leave anyone out.

So we will just say well done to everyone involved!

And well done to search dog Syd and his super nose!
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Well done guys.

Super job! Well done to all involved ๐Ÿ™Œ

Just a little perspective on the find, Rescue 117 spotted the missing person in our camera systems, but, what actually drew our attention to him, well it was the behaviour of the cows in the field, we noticed that a group of 6 cattle were all standing around the casualty in a semi circle looking at him, he was under vegetation, and when we looked closer with the zoomed in camera we spotted him. There you have it. Good learning for search planners is to observe animal behaviour. Cheers.

Great outcome

Well done Syd and your handler of course! Hard work and training for a great outcome !

Absolutely Brilliant. You are all such amazing people. Life savers. Well done Jarlath & Syd. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ

Well done everyone, great work ๐Ÿ‘, and to all the animals that helped xx

It's Rescue 117 I was crewing it.

Well done Syd and to everyone involved ๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•one and all for all your good work and thank God whoever was missing has been found.

Well done Syd and jarlath, Great outcome for all.

Well done to all the services involved

Great work everybody! A great result.

Well done everyone involved ๐Ÿ‘

Great news! Best possible outcome.

Superb work, so glad the person was safe ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Excellent result, well done all ๐Ÿ˜€

Well done to everyone ๐Ÿ‘

Great outcome well done

Well done everyone

Great work Jarlath.

Well done to you all

Well done all

Well done guys b

Well done all!

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Thursday 27th October 2022, 10:33
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Air scenting dog team Jarlath and Syd are responding to a missing person search outside Nenagh Town, Co. Tipperary.

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Wishing all a happy outcome ๐Ÿคž

Good luck and stay safe.

Good Luck ๐Ÿคž

Best of luck. Come home safe. & ๐Ÿคžfor a find.

Stay safe and wishing you all luck with the search.

Stay safe and good luck with your search

Best of luck Ja, hope your search is successful

Angels blessing on you all to keep you safe๐Ÿ™

Hope all goes well! Stay safe and take care โค๏ธ

Well done Syd ๐Ÿ‘

Found safe๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Please God you find him soon

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Sunday 23rd October 2022, 19:55
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
What a weekend! We are all back home after a brilliant National Training Weekend in and around Carrauntoohil in Co. Kerry! 

Our air-scenting and trailing dogs were put through their paces in various areas, and our handlers and dogs have benefitted greatly from the experience.

A very big thank you to Cronins Yard and other landowners around the area for letting us use their land. Thank you also to The Climbers Inn for hosting us for the weekend, itโ€™s a fab location and the food was brilliant!

We also had a special visitor, Kathy, who brought with her lots of great advice and experience from her search and rescue team in Washington State, Kitsap County Search Dogs

Thank you to our amazing bodies who hid for all our air scenting dogs, and laid trails for our trailing dogs. They truly are the coolest bunch of people!

It was great to meet lots of new people out walking on the trails, everyone was very interested to find out more about our wonderful dogs!

NOTE: Dogs are not permitted on the lands and tracks around Carrauntoohil. We received permission from the landowner to train on these lands and all our dogs working this weekend have been externally stock tested to ensure that they do not interfere with sheep etc.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

What a weekend! We are all back home after a brilliant National Training Weekend in and around Carrauntoohil in Co. Kerry!

Our air-scenting and trailing dogs were put through their paces in various areas, and our handlers and dogs have benefitted greatly from the experience.

A very big thank you to Cronin's Yard and other landowners around the area for letting us use their land. Thank you also to The Climbers Inn for hosting us for the weekend, itโ€™s a fab location and the food was brilliant!

We also had a special visitor, Kathy, who brought with her lots of great advice and experience from her search and rescue team in Washington State, Kitsap County Search Dogs

Thank you to our amazing bodies who hid for all our air scenting dogs, and laid trails for our trailing dogs. They truly are the coolest bunch of people!

It was great to meet lots of new people out walking on the trails, everyone was very interested to find out more about our wonderful dogs!

NOTE: Dogs are not permitted on the lands and tracks around Carrauntoohil. We received permission from the landowner to train on these lands and all our dogs working this weekend have been externally stock tested to ensure that they do not interfere with sheep etc.
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Great photos!

Such an amazing weekend.......beautiful scenery, fantastic handlers, awesome dogs, great singing and storytelling. Thanks so much for welcoming me to hang out with you this weekend at the last minute. I'm almost thinking I should be writing to AerLingus and thanking them for that late arriving flight.

These are amazing animals, and ye in SARDA are amazing people, involved in many hours of, sometimes tough outdoor training. I've many happy memories of acting as a 'body' for various KMRT search dogs in the past. I hope your K9 partners stay happy, healthy and injury free.

What a wonderful group of volunteers and especially those beautiful dogs ye work so hard thank you

Love the pictures it must have been a wonderful weekend.

Amazing fotos, thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ‘

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Wednesday 19th October 2022, 15:47
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Were you at the Voluntary Emergency Services, Ireland South Open Day in the MTU campus in Cork last weekend? You may have spotted some of our handlers and their four legged companions! They had a great day meeting everyone!Image attachment

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Wednesday 19th October 2022, 9:38
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
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Tuesday 11th October 2022, 10:27
Search and Rescue Dog Association (Ireland)
Something to read over your morning coffee โ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Š

Something to read over your morning coffee โ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ŠTyndall is a place of many hidden talents. Today, we are showcasing Louise Burgyone, EU Programmes Manager from our EU Programmes Office.

Louise's hidden talent relates to voluntary roles working with dogs and celebrating her beautiful bond with her German Shepherd, Lyla.

Full story: bit.ly/3rKR452

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