Carrickmacross CPR


Michael Mc Mahon




042 966 1097 or 087 753 5280


Services Provided:


  • Carrick CPR wish to acknowledge annual grant aid from Carrickmacross Town Council Community Grant Fund.
  • Carrick CPR is most grateful to Monaghan County Council for 200 euro grant from the Community Development Fund Grant 2016.

Carrick CPR is a group of local people who train to:

  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation to a person who is not breathing, unresponsive and unconscious.
  • Use a defibrillator in conjunction with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Do the Heimlich Manoeuvre on a person who is choking.

In December 2005 a group of 18 people were trained by the Irish Red Cross. The cost of training was met by some of the proceeds of the Carrick Emetts GAA Club Christmas Day Swim at Creevy Lake.

In March 2007 a much larger group of people from Carrickmacross, Corduff and Raferagh were trained by the Irish Red Cross thanks to the generous sponsorship of €2000 from Mr Paul Mc Coy, Proprietor, Castleross Nursing and Retirement Village.

In July 2007 six members of the original group trained as Instructors. Their training was made possible by grant aid from the County Monaghan Fund. The Fund also provided financial resources to purchase training equipment.

In November 2008 a further group of Instructors was trained thanks again to financial support from the County Monaghan Fund.

Members of the public who would like to train should contact the Carrick CPR Co-ordinator, Michael Mc Mahon at 042 9661097 or 087 7535280.

The initial training course takes about 4 hours  (one evening or a Saturday morning)
Retraining courses take about 1½ hours to 2 hours (at intervals of about 90 days)

Courses take place in either

  • Castleross Nursing & Retirement Village Community Centre
    (provided free of charge by Paul Mc Coy)
  • Corduff Community Centre
    (Provided free of charge by the Management Committee)
  • The Market Square Shopping Centre, Carrickmacross
    (provided free of charge by Mr Gus O’ Gorman)

Defibrillators were bought from sponsorship provided by

  • The proceeds of the Creevy Lake Swim 2006
  • O’Gorman’s Supervalu, Market Square Shopping Centre, Carrickmacross
  • Carrickmacross Credit Union
  • Paul Russell, Sean & Felix Brennan from proceeds of the Corduff / Raferagh Lorry Pull

Defibrillators are located in Carrickmacross

  • The Market Square Shopping Centre
  • The Gárda Station
  • Saint Joseph’s Church


  • Corduff Community Centre
  • St. John’s Church, Raferagh
  • Donaghamoyne Community Centre (Old Church)
  • Magheracloone GAA Club Rooms


  • The Football Field
  • The Community Hall
  • Kingspan on the Dundalk Road
  • Birdy’s Service Station on the Ardee Road
  • Lisadel Factory
  • Annaminnon Football Club

All defibrillators in the Killanny area, as well as training equipment, were bought from the money raised by the J.B. River Walk and the local fundraising Committee.

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