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#Emergency Services

# emergency-services - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Ambulance stolen from Dublin housing estate

The ambulance was found crashed into a nearby park shortly after it was taken from Corduff in Blanchardstown last night.

# emergency-services - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour

Emergency service vehicles were stoned and an ambush was set up in the Spencer Dock area in Dublin last night.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Emergency services association call for stronger protection

The IFESA said workers are bracing themselves for another busy Halloween tonight when it is more than likely they will face injury and assault.

# emergency-services - Friday 19 October, 2012

HSE reports €404m financial deficit to end of August

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin had the largest overspend in the hospital sector running at nearly €20 million at the end of August.

# emergency-services - Monday 1 October, 2012

Significant drop in fire fatalities in 2012

As part of Fire Safety Week 2012, the fire service are urging people to remain fire safety conscious.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Concerns raised over "vetting" of calls to fire service

The Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association said it is concerned that some calls are not being answered rapidly enough due to vetting.

# emergency-services - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Teen kayakers rescued from cave

Meanwhile, a man who fell 50ft from McGillycuddy Reeks was also rescued and brought to hospital.

# emergency-services - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Elderly man dies in Dublin house fire

The fire broke out in Artane on the northside of Dublin at around 9 o’clock this morning.

# emergency-services - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Ambulance service defends actions after teen's death in two-hour journey

The National Ambulance Service says it followed all correct protocols, and says the shortest route isn’t always the best one.

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'People are dying' - pleas for a basic emergency service in Roscommon after death of teen

Roscommon Hospital Action Committee has said that there are people dying because of the decision to remove emergency services from the hospital.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Eleven evacuated from bus fire at M1 toll plaza

A Bus Eireann vehicle caught fire in a southbound lane at 8am.

# emergency-services - Friday 6 July, 2012

Naas factory fire extinguished after five hours Disused Factory This post contains images

Naas factory fire extinguished after five hours

Nobody was injured at the blaze which broke out at the disused Cemex facility last night.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Proposals to close Navan Hospital's emergency department at night

24-hour emergency services at Our Lady’s Hospital are to cease in August.

# emergency-services - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Five killed, 13 injured in Ukraine plane crash

The small aircraft made an emergency landing at Borodyanka airport, about 30km west of Kiev.

# emergency-services - Friday 1 June, 2012

UPDATE 18.40pm

THE COLLISION AT the junction of Lower Rathmines Road and Grove Park Junction in Dublin’s south inner city has been cleared.

Emergency services had been in attendance and it’s understood that a pedestrian may have been involved

The Lower Rathmines Road was blocked for a time, but has now reopened. Traffic remains heavy outbound from Camden Street.

# emergency-services - Monday 26 March, 2012

Fire warning as "wildfire season" begins

The warning comes a year after the worst wildfires in the history of the State. Landowners are being warned not to illegally burn waste, particularly as in the current weather conditions fires could spread easily.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train

The driver of the DART suffered injuries after detonators exploded in the driver’s cabin at Bray station during rush hour this morning.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games Test Drill This post contains images

In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games

A mock rail attack was staged at a disused station in London earlier today.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Emergency services call for postcodes to help them reach people in need

Fire and ambulance personnel are being delayed from attending callouts, as addresses in some areas are so vague.

# emergency-services - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes M5 This post contains images

Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes

Police have finished sifting through the wreckage and have confirmed that no further bodies have been found.

# emergency-services - Friday 2 September, 2011

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach Australia This post contains videos

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach

Passenger has been pulled alive from light aircraft which crashed into the sea – its outline can be clearly seen under the water.

# emergency-services - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Man dies after falling into River Liffey

Two men entered the river separately last night, but only one was successfully rescued.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association

The Irish Fire & Emergency Service Associations calls for a nationalised fire service, saying the current system puts lives at risk.

# emergency-services - Monday 18 July, 2011

Weather stalls search for Derry teen

The hunt for a 17-year-old missing in Co Donegal must today concentrate on lands near to Lough Swilly, because waters are too rough for boats to go out.

# emergency-services - Monday 27 June, 2011

Poll: Do you have confidence in hospital emergency services? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have confidence in hospital emergency services?

As HIQA launches its investigation into emergency services at Tallaght Hospital, TheJournal.ie asks how you feel about emergency treatment in Ireland.

# emergency-services - Monday 9 May, 2011

Man falls from cliffs at Howth

Walker suffers head, leg and spinal injuries after falling during hike.

# emergency-services - Friday 3 December, 2010

ONE MAN HAS been killed in a house fire near the centre of Dublin today. The fire broke out just after 1am in a house on the North Circular Road. Two other people were rescued from the house by five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade who attended the scene. RTE is reporting that the two rescued people, a 42-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man, are both being treated in the Mater Hospital. The woman is in a critical condition with severe burns, while the man is suffering from smoke inhalation. Technical experts are still trying to establish what caused the fire.

From The Daily Edge Woman rings 999 to report missing snowman Help Police!

Woman rings 999 to report missing snowman

“It ain’t a nice road but you don’t expect someone to nick your snowman”, said the Kent resident.