Eddie Joyce bacame a member of the brigade in July 1996. After completing his training in sligo f/s, under sub-officer Michael Shanley, stn officer John Philben and a.c.f.o . Noel Burke (mayo f/s) .He completed his breathing apparatus wearers course in Bray f/s. has also been promoted to driver/ mechanic on 10-7-00. Eddie's brother Dennis has slso bacame a fireman.