www.redcross.ie The Irish Red Cross is at the forefront of delivering aid to vulnerable people in Ireland and in countries around the world that have been struck by wars or natural disasters.
To be Ireland’s premier community service organization, through the implementation of the Red Cross Charter, preventing and alleviating human suffering, protecting life and health, ensuring respect for the human being by continually delivering a high quality humanitarian service to society at home and abroad. The Irish Red Cross provides care to the most vulnerable at home and abroad in peace, crisis and disaster.
The Irish Red Cross (IRC) is part of the largest humanitarian society in the world and without the active involvement of volunteers would not be able to carry out its Fundamental Principles. The Irish Red Cross recognises that volunteers are it's most important resource and it is committed to promoting an effective, meaningful and rewarding volunteering experience. Volunteering is a means for an individual or group to put into practice the Red Cross Movements Fundamental Principle of Voluntary Service.
The Fundamental Principales of the Red Cross are: