Deeds of Bravery Awards are given to people from all walks of life and all sections of society who have saved a human life involving personal risk to them.

The Council who adjudicates on who should receive an award is called Comhairle na Míre Gaile and it consists of:

 

 

As of Octoberr 2017 the current members are:

 

Awards:


The postal address for the Secretariat to the National Bravery Awards is 51 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. The Secretary to the Council is Ms. Fiona Kealy – telephone: 01 6028202, email: sec@bravery.ie

Nominations are received from members of the public, An Garda Síochána or from other bodies such as Local Authorities, the Defence Forces, etc.