Athgarvan GAA & LGFA Club

Founded 1889

Co. Kildare

Medical Information

First Aid

Welcome to Athgarvan GAA Medical Information Webpage.

This page is intended to provide club members, coaches and wider Athgarvan community information pertaining to First Aid, the club's 
Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and any other useful medical information.


 AED Athgarvan GAA

Located on the front of the club house facing the main gate, the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) was commission in 2021 with a new AED unit (Mediana HeartOn A15) in September 2021 with the help of Newbridge Community First Responders. The HeartOn A15 was chosen to align with the units being strategically position around Athgarvan and Newbridge Towns.

The code to open the unit and eircode in the event of having to call 999/112 is located on the front pane of glass and easily seen.

The unit is tested and monitored by Newbridge First Responders on a regular basis.  

Some useful links about AED and the HeartOn A15.

What does an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) do?


How to use the Mediana HeartOn A15


Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

"tips without the lips"



 Newbridge First Responders

Newbridge Community First Responders (NCFR) are a group of volunteers dispatched by the 999/112 National Ambulance Service to emergencies within the Newbridge Area.

They are Volunteers “on call” who live in the locality. They are your neighbours and work colleagues, parents and coaches within clubs.

They are trained and certified in the provision of  CPR and other life-saving measures.

They provide support to those people experiencing Chest Pains, Cardiac Arrest, Choking or Stroke symptoms.


Active Automated External DefibrillatorAEDs

"In Newbridge & Athgarvan"


Newbridge Community First Responders



Newbridge Community First Responders

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Important Numbers 

Newbridge Community First Responders


045 848 701 (out of hours)

045 848 711 (9.30 - 17.30, Mon to Fri)


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