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#Asbestos

# asbestos - Friday 12 August, 2022

Johnson & Johnson to replace talc baby powder with cornstarch-based alternative next year
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

Johnson & Johnson to replace talc baby powder with cornstarch-based alternative next year

Aug 12th 2022, 1:59 PM 18,662 Views 11 Comments

The pharmaceutical giant has forked out billions in payouts to customers who said the talc was contaminated with asbestos.

# asbestos - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19
# Hugh Lane
# Hugh Lane

'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19

Jun 29th 2021, 9:49 PM 16,390 Views 11 Comments

The mural was created by renowned street artist Asbestos.

# asbestos - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Sligo residents evacuated following asbestos fire in Larkhill area
# Larkhill
# Larkhill

Sligo residents evacuated following asbestos fire in Larkhill area

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 9:17 AM 21,442 Views 4 Comments

No injuries have been reported following the blaze.

# asbestos - Monday 21 October, 2019

Safety watchdog to carry out inspection 'blitz' on construction sites nationwide
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Safety watchdog to carry out inspection 'blitz' on construction sites nationwide

Oct 21st 2019, 6:05 AM 15,409 Views 15 Comments

So far this year, there have been six reported construction-related deaths.

# asbestos - Friday 18 October, 2019

Johnson & Johnson recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder in US over asbestos concerns
# Asbestos
# Asbestos

Johnson & Johnson recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder in US over asbestos concerns

Oct 18th 2019, 7:18 PM 18,766 Views 15 Comments

The recalled lot consists of bottles which were distributed last year.

# asbestos - Monday 3 April, 2017

Toxic asbestos and large quantities of rubble discovered in popular Donegal beauty spot
# Glenveagh National Park
# Glenveagh National Park

Toxic asbestos and large quantities of rubble discovered in popular Donegal beauty spot

Apr 3rd 2017, 3:33 PM 16,728 Views 12 Comments

The hazardous material was found dumped in the Glenveagh National Park in Donegal.

# asbestos - Friday 3 March, 2017

Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast
# Former Landfill
# Former Landfill

Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 13,683 Views 12 Comments

It has been warned that people’s health could be at risk.

# asbestos - Monday 12 December, 2016

People warned to stay indoors after fire at Arklow warehouse releases asbestos
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

People warned to stay indoors after fire at Arklow warehouse releases asbestos

Dec 12th 2016, 6:30 PM 17,226 Views 39 Comments

Residents reported asbestos landing on cars in the area for hours after the fire.

# asbestos - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Firefighters have been battling this blaze at a Carlow factory all through the night
# Still Burning
# Still Burning

Firefighters have been battling this blaze at a Carlow factory all through the night

Dec 28th 2014, 10:43 AM 43,602 Views 53 Comments

Locals have been told to keep their windows and doors shut because of toxic particles in the air.

# asbestos - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships
# Potentially Lethal
# Potentially Lethal

Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships

Sep 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,023 Views 16 Comments

The LÉ Ciara and LÉ Orla are currently out of action as a specialist contractor removes the potentially lethal substance from the vessels.

# asbestos - Friday 22 August, 2014

Asbestos found at University Hospital Galway
# Put Up A Parking Lot
# Put Up A Parking Lot

Asbestos found at University Hospital Galway

Aug 22nd 2014, 3:34 PM 8,075 Views 6 Comments

However, the HSE says there is no danger to the public.

# asbestos - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Asbestos dumped on halting site was not removed for over four months
# Local Authorities
# Local Authorities

Asbestos dumped on halting site was not removed for over four months

Jul 1st 2014, 2:01 PM 13,632 Views 124 Comments

The National Traveller Partnership has said that Local Authorities have a “poor track record” in helping Travellers and should not be in charge of their finances.

# asbestos - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Medical exams underway on staff of navy ships where asbestos detected
# Irish Navy
# Irish Navy

Medical exams underway on staff of navy ships where asbestos detected

Jun 25th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,137 Views 11 Comments

Earlier this year asbestos was detected on LE Orla and LE Ciara naval ships.

# asbestos - Friday 16 May, 2014

Asbestos found on LÉ Aoife this week should have been removed a decade ago
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Asbestos found on LÉ Aoife this week should have been removed a decade ago

May 16th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,468 Views 27 Comments

The ship was taken out of action for a period this week while items were inspected for asbestos.

# asbestos - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Eurovision, RTÉ Guide and Dr Dre: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Eurovision, RTÉ Guide and Dr Dre: The week in numbers

May 10th 2014, 12:30 PM 9,440 Views 4 Comments

Plus: Who was on the top-selling edition of the RTE Guide this year?

# asbestos - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas
# Lung Disease
# Lung Disease

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas

May 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 15,663 Views 64 Comments

However, the Defence Forces were unaware for almost ten years.

# asbestos - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Legal advice sought after dozens potentially exposed to asbestos on Irish naval ship
# LE Ciara
# LE Ciara

Legal advice sought after dozens potentially exposed to asbestos on Irish naval ship

Apr 16th 2014, 9:58 AM 9,111 Views 29 Comments

A number of civilians are thought to have been involved in the incident as well.

# asbestos - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare
# Hazard
# Hazard

Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare

Mar 6th 2014, 9:27 AM 10,836 Views 24 Comments

Clare County Council has started an investigation to find out who has been depositing asbestos at nine places around the county.

# asbestos - Monday 8 April, 2013

MEPs call for removal of asbestos from all public buildings
# Asbestos
# Asbestos

MEPs call for removal of asbestos from all public buildings

Apr 8th 2013, 6:55 AM 3,821 Views 11 Comments

If passed in parliament, a new report would also see member states required to provide increased protection and training for workers.

# asbestos - Friday 22 March, 2013

Investigation continues into whether Sligo fire site contained asbestos
# Sligo
# Sligo

Investigation continues into whether Sligo fire site contained asbestos

Mar 22nd 2013, 9:43 AM 5,632 Views 0 Comments

Residents were urged to close their windows following last night’s fire at a commercial unit on Ballast Quay.

# asbestos - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Abbey Theatre to close after asbestos discovery
# Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre

Abbey Theatre to close after asbestos discovery

May 9th 2012, 2:28 PM 4,665 Views 10 Comments

The asbestos, which can cause serious health problems if inhaled, was found during a building inspection in January. The theatre will close for nine weeks.