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Mercury's Ken Murphy pictured alongside members of the Dublin Fire Brigade.
Mercury's Ken Murphy pictured alongside members of the Dublin Fire Brigade. 
Mercury donates vital PPE to St James’s Hospital and Dublin Fire Brigade
Author: Cormac Byrne  /  6th Apr, 2020  /  News, Responsible Business

Mercury has donated an assortment of vital Personal Protective Equipment to St James Hospital and the Dublin Fire Brigade as Ireland’s emergency services continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

There are currently over 1 million confirmed cases of the virus worldwide, and PPE are essential for frontline services who come into close contact with people who may be infected with the virus.

On Friday April 3rd, Mercury delivered 500 pairs of gloves, 50 protective gowns and 60 litres of sanitizer to St James Hospital.

Mercury's Ken Murphy pictured alongside a member of the Dublin Fire Brigade.
Mercury’s Ken Murphy pictured alongside a member of the Dublin Fire Brigade.

A donation of masks and gloves was made to the Dublin Fire Brigade on Friday March 27th.

In a joint statement issued on behalf of the Mercury Executive Management Team Michael O’Connor, Group Environmental, Health & Safety Director & Patrick Hickey-Dwyer, Head of Strategic Corporate Development, said: “Mercury has made a donation of Personal Protective Equipment to both St James Hospital and the Dublin Fire Brigade.

“We hope that this donation will be of use to our brave emergency services who are working tirelessly to support our communities during this critical time.

“This donation highlights Mercury’s dedication to maintaining the highest possible standards of health & safety.”

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