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European Fire Safety Award for 2021 for the Erasmus+ funded ‘BFireSafeatSchool’ project

The Leitrim County Council fire service won the prestigious European Fire Safety Award for 2021 for the Erasmus+ funded ‘BFireSafeatSchool’ project at the 6th International Safety Education seminar (www.ises2021.eu) held in Croke Park Dublin recently. The award is sponsored by the European Fire Safety Alliance and the Federation of European Fire Officers (www.f-e-u.org). It was one of 12 projects submitted from countries all over Europe.  The award was presented by Maria Walsh MEP a member of the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education. All of the shortlisted projects were presented with a Certificate of Excellence.

Finian Joyce, project Coordinator for Erasmus+ BFireSafe@School project, Maria Walsh MEP and Krzysztof Kiskup, Chair of the European Fire Safety Alliance – presentation of the trophy (photo on top)
Peter van Baelen from Lommel in Belgium receiving his certificate (left)
Finian Joyce, with Maria Walsh MEP and project partners from Ireland, Spain, Finland and Lithuania who were present at the ceremony (middle)
Yvonne van Santbergen from The Netherlands – www.steffie.brandweer.nl – receiving her certificate (right)

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