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#emergency calls

# emergency-calls - This year 2022

227 callers unable to contact emergency services early this morning due to service outage
# 999
# 999

227 callers unable to contact emergency services early this morning due to service outage

Jun 28th 2022, 10:44 PM 19,490 Views 9 Comments

The Emergency Call Answering Service was unable to handle calls between 1am and 2.15am.

# emergency-calls - Last year 2021

Emergency operators 'resorted to paper and pen' as result of Dublin Fire Brigade call outage
# 999 Calls
# 999 Calls

Emergency operators 'resorted to paper and pen' as result of Dublin Fire Brigade call outage

Oct 31st 2021, 12:05 AM 38,044 Views 16 Comments

An outage meant calls had to be diverted to a regional centre that did not have access to the Dublin automated system

# emergency-calls - All time

Almost 4 in 10 calls received by Emergency Call Answering Service in 2017 were silent
# 999
# 999

Almost 4 in 10 calls received by Emergency Call Answering Service in 2017 were silent

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 13,930 Views 7 Comments

The ECAS is responsible for answering 112 and 999 emergency calls and texts within the State.

Dublin Fire Brigade processed nearly 100 fewer emergency calls this Good Friday - despite pubs being open
# Great Friday
# Great Friday

Dublin Fire Brigade processed nearly 100 fewer emergency calls this Good Friday - despite pubs being open

Apr 7th 2018, 7:30 AM 8,838 Views 7 Comments

This year over the 24 hours of Good Friday, the centre processed a total of 379 calls.

No toilet paper? Call the police. Vending machine took your money? Call the police.
# Frivolous
# Frivolous

No toilet paper? Call the police. Vending machine took your money? Call the police.

Jan 14th 2015, 3:40 PM 15,475 Views 18 Comments

These events actually happened in Japan.

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin
# Emergency Calls
# Emergency Calls

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin

Nov 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 26,634 Views 36 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully none of its crew members were assaulted last night.