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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Defibrillator

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Calls for minimum sentencing after damage done to public access defibrillator in Bray, Wicklow
The defibrillator was used four times since it was erected in 2014.
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Defibrillator found after being stolen from outside shop in Co Louth over the weekend
The theft by two young men was captured on CCTV footage that has been given to the gardaí.
Public outcry after two defibrillator units stolen in two separate incidents this weekend
The crimes happened in Wicklow and Louth.
This Dublin community is getting its first public defibrillator installed in an old fashioned phone box
A defibrillator can be used to kickstart a person’s heart should they suffer a sudden cardiac arrest.
Over 600 life-saving defibrillators in Ireland require urgent updates, HPRA warns
The HPRA issued its warning ahead of the forecasted drop in temperature over the coming days.
'Beyond redemption': Appeal after defibrillator stolen from rural Limerick community
It had been attached to a wall at the home of a local priest adjacent to the local parish church.
'There's outrage and rightly so': Defibrillator vandalised for the second time in six months in Cork
Willie Walsh from Mallow Search and Rescue called it a “complete act of reckless vandalism”.
Investigation launched after life-saving defibrillator 'smashed' on Limerick street
The medical device is worth in the region of €2,000, and had been made available on the public street following a local fundraising drive.
15-year-old boy arrested over damage to Wicklow defibrillator
The incident sparked a surge in donations to the charity that had put the device in place.
'Shocked and humbled': Community raises enough cash to replace defibrillator destroyed by vandals
The life-saving piece of equipment was wrecked by three youths earlier this week.
Calls for large fines and jail sentences for those that damage defibrillators
Gardaí are investigating an incident in Arklow town in which three men were caught on camera destroying a defibrillator.
Three men caught on camera destroying €2,000 defibrillator
Gardaí in Arklow are investigating.
Camogie player airlifted to hospital following collapse expected to make full recovery
A Newcastlewest player was treated during the Limerick junior camogie final.
Leitrim U21 player 'doing well' after defibrillator drama
Alan McTague is being kept in hospital overnight for tests, according to a Leitrim GAA spokesman.
Kildare GAA club 'disturbed and disappointed' as defibrillator stolen following break-in
Ballyteague are keen to get the stolen item back as it hosts elderly people from a day care centre, at the clubhouse, three days a week.
Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí
Gardaí say they have suspended a defibrillator pilot programme in Blanchardstown and are evaluating a pilot in Kilkenny.
Egypt: State media reports Hosni Mubarak to be 'clinically dead'
The State-run MENA says the 84-year-old former President’s heart has “stopped beating” and will not respond to defibrillation.
Mubarak slipping in and out of consciousness as condition worsens
The former Egyptian president’s health is reported to have rapidly deteriorated since his trial.
Milan star El Shaarawy gifts defibrillator to old club
Rossoneri striker inspired by the death of Piermario Morosini.
GAA referee dies after collapsing on the pitch
Attempts were made to revive Martin Mulholland at the pitch in Derry, but he died on the way to hospital.
GAA ref in stable condition after collapsing during match
Situation could have been worse but for presence of on-site defibrillator, says county board spokesman.