#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 11°C Sunday 25 October 2020

#Air Ambulance

# air-ambulance - Friday 10 January, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

It transferred a patient from Dublin to London.

# air-ambulance - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

THE AIR CORPS carried out its 32nd air ambulance operation so far this year today, flying a young patient and a HSE team from Crumlin Children’s Hospital over to Northhold Airbase in London. The medical group and patient were then transferred to Kings College Hospital in London. Under HSE protocol, it will not provide media updates on a patient’s condition.

# air-ambulance - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Air Corps flies sick child to London on government jet

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