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#Be Safe

# be-safe - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

'Get in, get out and warm up': Irish Water Safety issues advice ahead of traditional Christmas swims
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# Be Safe

'Get in, get out and warm up': Irish Water Safety issues advice ahead of traditional Christmas swims

Dec 25th 2019, 9:30 AM 14,094 Views 16 Comments

An average of 127 people drown each year in Ireland.

# be-safe - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Gardaí tell people to 'gift a lift' this Christmas as drink driving arrests increase
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Gardaí tell people to 'gift a lift' this Christmas as drink driving arrests increase

Nov 30th 2017, 2:23 PM 11,183 Views 21 Comments

Road deaths are down this year, but gardaí said they will not be complacent in the run up to Christmas.

# be-safe - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Most fatal road collisions happened between 2pm and 4pm this year
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# Be Safe

Most fatal road collisions happened between 2pm and 4pm this year

Jul 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 9,577 Views 14 Comments

Between 1 January and 30 June this year, there have been 72 fatal collisions on Irish roads.

# be-safe - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Road safety experts warn 78 more people may die on roads this year if current trends continue
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Road safety experts warn 78 more people may die on roads this year if current trends continue

Jul 18th 2017, 4:14 PM 8,482 Views 38 Comments

“They could be relations of mine or yours.”

# be-safe - Monday 24 October, 2016

Use your phone for mobile banking? Gardaí warn of risks
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# Cyber Security

Use your phone for mobile banking? Gardaí warn of risks

Oct 24th 2016, 9:45 PM 34,628 Views 27 Comments

Irish people use their mobiles for internet activity more than any other western country.

# be-safe - Thursday 29 September, 2016

We asked how many of you own carbon monoxide alarms. Here's what you told us
# Carbon Monoxide Week
# Carbon Monoxide Week

We asked how many of you own carbon monoxide alarms. Here's what you told us

Sep 29th 2016, 3:17 PM 9,060 Views 17 Comments

The results of our survey earlier this week – and why you should get an alarm if you don’t have one.

# be-safe - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

6 ways to protect yourself and your home from carbon monoxide
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# Sponsored By Gas Networks Ireland

6 ways to protect yourself and your home from carbon monoxide

Sep 27th 2016, 9:21 AM 11,320 Views 0 Comments

It’s not called the silent killer for nothing. Here’s part two of our Carbon Monoxide Week series.

# be-safe - Monday 26 September, 2016

Poll: Do you have a carbon monoxide alarm in your home?
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# Sponsored By Gas Networks Ireland

Poll: Do you have a carbon monoxide alarm in your home?

Sep 26th 2016, 5:04 PM 20,234 Views 33 Comments

Welcome to part one of our Carbon Monoxide Week series.

# be-safe - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Up to 80 more people may die in 2016 if road users don't wake up
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# Be Safe

Up to 80 more people may die in 2016 if road users don't wake up

Jul 26th 2016, 4:34 PM 15,969 Views 41 Comments

The Road Safety Authority issued a warning to all road users ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

# be-safe - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Driver caught on M50 with bed on roof, holding rope in their hands
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# Asleep On The Wheel

Driver caught on M50 with bed on roof, holding rope in their hands

Jun 30th 2015, 12:10 PM 51,189 Views 73 Comments

Ah here.

# be-safe - Sunday 31 May, 2015

An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself
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# Read Me

An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself

May 31st 2015, 8:40 AM 1,472 Views 39 Comments

An expert from Irish Water Safety has some practical tips for keeping all the family safe at the beach.

# be-safe - Friday 22 May, 2015

Reminder to be careful with frozen berries after three deaths in Swedish nursing home
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# Be Safe

Reminder to be careful with frozen berries after three deaths in Swedish nursing home

May 22nd 2015, 6:05 AM 45,117 Views 10 Comments

An outbreak of norovirus in Sweden was linked to imported frozen berries.

# be-safe - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Road accidents account for almost 40% of child deaths in Ireland
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# Be Safe

Road accidents account for almost 40% of child deaths in Ireland

Apr 2nd 2015, 6:48 PM 9,541 Views 21 Comments

Even worse – the number of fatalities on our roads of children aged under 15 almost tripled last year.

# be-safe - Friday 2 January, 2015

Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year
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# Under The Influence

Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year

Jan 2nd 2015, 1:48 PM 18,799 Views 45 Comments

As part of the tender process, testing is currently underway so suitable devices can be chosen.

# be-safe - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland
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Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland

Apr 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 5,495 Views 45 Comments

The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.

# be-safe - Friday 7 February, 2014

Driving or near water this weekend? Be careful
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Driving or near water this weekend? Be careful

Feb 7th 2014, 6:36 PM 15,646 Views 6 Comments

The gardaí are advising people to use “common sense” in bad weather.