HEAR MORE: Station officer Patrick Farrelly speaks about firefighter recruitment in Cavan

The fire service in Cavan are recruiting new retained firefighters. Those recruited will be on a part time on-call contract.

Applicants should over 18 years of age and live and work between 1 to 1.5 miles from their local fire station, to allow for a quick response to emergencies. Those interested in the position should also be aware that they are expected to commit to the position for at least a year.

Speaking on The Wider View this week, Station officer, Patrick Farrelly spoke about what the role entails: