Hands for life

The Irish Heart Foundation is on a mission to save lives.

Hands for Life: Community CPR Training is an Irish Heart Foundation programme, supported by Abbott and ESB Networks, which offers FREE CPR training in communities across Ireland.

We’ve got lots of upcoming courses around the country. Check out all our upcoming courses for the next 6 weeks.

Please note that this course is available for any adults aged 18 years and over.

August & September Courses 


Ovens Parish Centre, Knockanemore, Ovens, Co. Cork

Clonakilty GAA Club, Aghamilla, Clonakilty, Co. Cork

Kildorrery Community Hall, Kildorrery, Co. Cork

Rylane School hall, Rylane , Co. Cork


The Base Enterprise Centre, Stranorlar, Co. Donegal

Ray Community Centre, Rathmullan, Co Donegal


Castleknock Community Centre, Castleknock, Dublin 15

St Marks GAA Club, Tallaght, Dublin 24

St. Patrick’s BNS Drumcondra Rd Upper, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Ballyroan Library 54 Orchardstown Ave, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Ballybough Community Centre,49 Ballybough Road,Ballybough,Dublin 3

Taney Parish Centre, Drummartin, Dundrum, Dublin

Johnstown Pastoral Centre, Churchview Rd, Glenageary, Killiney, Co. Dublin

Kilnamanagh Family Recreation Center ,Treepark road, Kilnamanagh, Dublin 24

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Ballycullen Ave, Firhouse, Dublin 24

Oldtown Community Centre, Oldtown, Co Dublin


Cloughanover Community Centre, Cloghanower, Co. Galway


Grange Old School, Grange, Killmallock, Co Limerick

Raheenagh Community Centre, Raheenagh, Newcastlewest, Co Limerick


Aughnacliffe Community Centre, Aughnacliffe, Co.Longford


Tooreen Hall, N83, Tooreen, Co. Mayo

Ballina Library ,Pearse St, Abbeyhalfquarter, Ballina, Co. Mayo

Castlebar Library, John Moore Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Ardnaree GAA club, Ardnaree, Ballina, Co. Mayo


Réalt na Mara Girls School, Donacarney, Mornington, Co. Meath

Athboy community centre, Kildalkey Road, Athboy, Co. Meath


Connollys Chemist, Flemings Dept Store, Church Square, Monaghan


Cappawhite Resource Centre, Cappagh, Cappawhite, Co Tipperary


The Carbally Community Centre, Rathmoylan, Co Waterford


Naomh Eanna GAA, Clonattin Lower, Gorey, Co Wexford


If you would like to organise a free Hands for Life training course for your local club or community, we would be delighted to hear from you – please contact Orla O’Connor directly in the Irish Heart Foundation on 01 668 5001 or handsforlife@irishheart.ie. We can run three sessions across one day with 30 people in each session. Our instructors will provide all the equipment.

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