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#Air Ambulance

# air-ambulance - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

HSE sued by company that failed to secure €12m contract to provide air ambulance services
# Courts
# Courts

HSE sued by company that failed to secure €12m contract to provide air ambulance services

May 18th 2021, 12:40 PM 20,858 Views 0 Comments

The action has been taken by Sere Holdings Ltd.

# air-ambulance - Friday 10 January, 2020

'Significant restrictions' on emergency helicopter service on days when Air Corps not available
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# Air Ambulance

'Significant restrictions' on emergency helicopter service on days when Air Corps not available

Jan 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,756 Views 14 Comments

An internal Department of Defence briefing highlights the restrictions on where the Coast Guard helicopter can reach.

# air-ambulance - Friday 3 January, 2020

'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall
# Charity
# Charity

'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall

Jan 3rd 2020, 3:30 PM 15,227 Views 28 Comments

Irish Community Rapid Response requires in the region of €400,000 to continue operating the air ambulance.

# air-ambulance - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Withdrawal of air ambulance four days a month 'will not put lives at risk' due to contingency plans
# Paul Kehoe
# Paul Kehoe

Withdrawal of air ambulance four days a month 'will not put lives at risk' due to contingency plans

Updated Nov 16th 2019, 7:10 PM 16,127 Views 51 Comments

Charity-funded Irish Community Rapid Response is stepping in after the withdrawal of the Air Corps service.

# air-ambulance - Friday 14 June, 2019

Ireland's first community air ambulance to be airborne within weeks as HSE gives go ahead
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# Air Ambulance

Ireland's first community air ambulance to be airborne within weeks as HSE gives go ahead

Jun 14th 2019, 9:04 PM 19,958 Views 34 Comments

The service will cost €2 million to run annually and is to be funded through community and donor contributions.

# air-ambulance - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate
# Ready And Waiting
# Ready And Waiting

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate

Apr 24th 2019, 1:59 PM 16,899 Views 53 Comments

The charity is awaiting a formal announcement from the Minister for Health.

# air-ambulance - Friday 21 September, 2018

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry
# Charity
# Charity

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry

Sep 21st 2018, 4:05 PM 15,767 Views 25 Comments

The service will cost €2 million to run annually.

# air-ambulance - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years
# Transplants
# Transplants

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years

Jun 10th 2018, 6:30 PM 17,257 Views 56 Comments

Three companies applied to provide the service in a recent tendering process.

# air-ambulance - Monday 13 November, 2017

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night
# Transplants
# Transplants

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

Nov 13th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,923 Views 50 Comments

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

# air-ambulance - Sunday 13 November, 2016

There's a new flying doctor service on the way for the south of the country
# Helidoctors
# Helidoctors

There's a new flying doctor service on the way for the south of the country

Nov 13th 2016, 8:20 AM 18,086 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Community Air Ambulance service is expected to go live from Cork Airport from next March.

# air-ambulance - Monday 17 November, 2014

The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend
# Air Corps
# Air Corps

The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend

Nov 17th 2014, 3:15 PM 9,543 Views 10 Comments

It transferred a patient from Dublin to London.

# air-ambulance - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry

Oct 10th 2013, 8:41 PM 9,244 Views 8 Comments

It happened on the N5 in Roscommon at around 10am today.

# air-ambulance - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Three-year-old airlifted to hospital in Crumlin after being struck by a car in Co Cork
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Three-year-old airlifted to hospital in Crumlin after being struck by a car in Co Cork

Aug 8th 2013, 10:20 PM 30,908 Views 61 Comments

The boy received serious injuries when he was hit by the car in Barryroe, about five miles from Clonakilty.

# air-ambulance - Thursday 4 April, 2013

'Substantial damage' to air ambulance during rescue operation
# Helicopter Crash
# Helicopter Crash

'Substantial damage' to air ambulance during rescue operation

Apr 4th 2013, 8:20 PM 18,976 Views 37 Comments

The helicopter’s rotor blades struck electrical wires while attempting to land in a field last July to collect a casualty.

# air-ambulance - Friday 14 December, 2012

Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions
# Emergency
# Emergency

Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions

Dec 14th 2012, 6:04 PM 7,233 Views 34 Comments

Independent TD Denis Naughten said today that there is a need for the establishment of a national helicopter emergency service.

# air-ambulance - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Air Ambulance in emergency landing at Borrisoleigh
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# Air Ambulance

Air Ambulance in emergency landing at Borrisoleigh

Jun 19th 2012, 5:01 PM 7,904 Views 30 Comments

There were no fatalities or injuries in the incident and the patient who was in need of care was transferred to hospital by road.

# air-ambulance - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

HSE and Air Corps' new air ambulance makes first call
# Pilot Programme
# Pilot Programme

HSE and Air Corps' new air ambulance makes first call

Jun 5th 2012, 1:24 PM 5,231 Views 20 Comments

The Emergency Aeromedical Service is a joint project between the HSE National Ambulance Service and the Irish Air Corps.

# air-ambulance - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Air Corps flies five air ambulance missions in 60 hours
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# Air Ambulance

Air Corps flies five air ambulance missions in 60 hours

Feb 23rd 2012, 4:32 PM 4,018 Views 15 Comments

Patients and HSE teams were carried between Casement Aerodrome and locations in England and the Czech Republic.

# air-ambulance - Monday 6 February, 2012

Air Corps completes eighth air ambulance mission of 2012
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Air Corps completes eighth air ambulance mission of 2012

Feb 6th 2012, 7:29 PM 2,998 Views 7 Comments

A patient was transferred today from London to Dublin on an Air Corps jet.

# air-ambulance - Monday 26 December, 2011

Air Corps ambulance used twice over Christmas
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Air Corps ambulance used twice over Christmas

Dec 26th 2011, 3:46 PM 3,351 Views 20 Comments

Patients were transferred to hospitals in Dublin and London by Air Ambulance on Christmas Eve and St. Stephen’s Day.

# air-ambulance - Monday 10 October, 2011

100 days after abandoned transplant, Meadhbh McGivern returns home
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

100 days after abandoned transplant, Meadhbh McGivern returns home

Oct 10th 2011, 7:20 PM 642 Views 5 Comments

The Government Learjet is deployed to London to return Meadhbh McGivern home after her liver transplant in London.

# air-ambulance - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Aug 17th 2011, 8:02 PM 3,683 Views 0 Comments

All the things you may have missed: Calls for Leaving Cert reform, Dublin’s Catholics could face a ‘church levy’, a bad day at work for someone in CityJet, and when Tom Waits met Cookie Monster…

Air ambulance service to begin 24-hour operations from Dublin Airport
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Air ambulance service to begin 24-hour operations from Dublin Airport

Aug 17th 2011, 6:23 PM 604 Views 2 Comments

AeroMedevac Ireland will begin a 24-hour service tomorrow, after newspaper reports that it was only able to operate during daylight.

# air-ambulance - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Air Corps carries out 32nd air ambulance operation of 2011
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# Air Corps

Air Corps carries out 32nd air ambulance operation of 2011

May 25th 2011, 5:25 PM 149 Views 0 Comments

# air-ambulance - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Air Corps flies sick child to London on government jet
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Air Corps flies sick child to London on government jet

Dec 23rd 2010, 6:50 PM 1,386 Views 0 Comments

At least those who need it most are getting off the ground – the Air Corps runs two air ambulances within an hour.