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VIDEOS: A day in the life of the Dublin Airport Fire Service
# Fire
# Fire

VIDEOS: A day in the life of the Dublin Airport Fire Service

Mar 29th 2013, 6:45 AM 12,394 Views 38 Comments

Training, bird scaring and speeding across the runway for an emergency callout – there’s never a dull moment at the DAA fire station.

Emergency service workers to join ICTU marches in "large numbers"
# Protest
# Protest

Emergency service workers to join ICTU marches in "large numbers"

Feb 9th 2013, 11:30 AM 13,698 Views 122 Comments

Organisations representing frontline workers have said the march is an opportunity for members to show their opposition to recent government proposals.

Voluntary group set up to address increase in suicide in Wexford
# RNLI
# RNLI

Voluntary group set up to address increase in suicide in Wexford

Feb 1st 2013, 7:29 AM 5,446 Views 9 Comments

Wexford MarineWatch operates night patrols along Wexford Bridge and quays by trained volunteers.

Column: My father was a Garda - I've seen what they have to go through.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: My father was a Garda - I've seen what they have to go through.

Jan 31st 2013, 9:15 PM 1,451 Views 148 Comments

Fears for his safety, holidays without him, and the constant worry that he wouldn’t come home: Aisling O’Donnell writes about her father, the Garda.

Second man dies after wall collapse in Longford DIY store
# Longford
# Longford

Second man dies after wall collapse in Longford DIY store

Jan 29th 2013, 7:50 PM 52,306 Views 52 Comments

The head of Connacht Gold said the company is cooperating fully into investigations into the cause of the fatal accident.

Updated: Man dies in multi-vehicle collision in Kilkenny
# Crash
# Crash

Updated: Man dies in multi-vehicle collision in Kilkenny

Jan 17th 2013, 12:10 PM 10,397 Views 15 Comments

One man died and two others were taken to hospital following the incident on the N10 Kilkenny to Waterford Road this morning.

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster
# 1982
# 1982

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster

Dec 29th 2012, 10:30 AM 6,540 Views 8 Comments

The government said the capital’s fire service was not adequately equipped to meet “the needs of a modern fire brigade” at the time of the tragedy.

Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions
# Emergency
# Emergency

Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions

Dec 14th 2012, 6:04 PM 7,264 Views 34 Comments

Independent TD Denis Naughten said today that there is a need for the establishment of a national helicopter emergency service.

Drivers advised on how to share the road with emergency service vehicles
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Drivers advised on how to share the road with emergency service vehicles

Dec 5th 2012, 7:30 AM 10,679 Views 53 Comments

A new booklet is being launched tomorrow that aims to advise motorists how to behave when they see emergency services dealing with an incident on the road.

Ambulance stolen from Dublin housing estate
# Taken
# Taken

Ambulance stolen from Dublin housing estate

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:30 AM 18,183 Views 80 Comments

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

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour
# Halloween
# Halloween

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour

Nov 1st 2012, 7:40 AM 14,680 Views 100 Comments

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

Emergency services association call for stronger protection
# Halloween
# Halloween

Emergency services association call for stronger protection

Oct 31st 2012, 9:35 AM 3,444 Views 13 Comments

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

HSE reports €404m financial deficit to end of August
# Deficit
# Deficit

HSE reports €404m financial deficit to end of August

Oct 19th 2012, 11:33 AM 3,190 Views 22 Comments

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

Significant drop in fire fatalities in 2012
# Fire Safety Week
# Fire Safety Week

Significant drop in fire fatalities in 2012

Oct 1st 2012, 6:09 PM 4,158 Views 12 Comments

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

Concerns raised over "vetting" of calls to fire service
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Concerns raised over "vetting" of calls to fire service

Sep 26th 2012, 2:49 PM 8,016 Views 31 Comments

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

Teen kayakers rescued from cave
# Rescue
# Rescue

Teen kayakers rescued from cave

Aug 5th 2012, 10:04 AM 5,892 Views 2 Comments

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

Elderly man dies in Dublin house fire
# Fire
# Fire

Elderly man dies in Dublin house fire

Aug 4th 2012, 12:33 PM 6,244 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 19th 2012, 9:06 PM 10,054 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 19th 2012, 12:21 PM 4,745 Views 45 Comments

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

Eleven evacuated from bus fire at M1 toll plaza
# Bus Fire
# Bus Fire

Eleven evacuated from bus fire at M1 toll plaza

Jul 10th 2012, 9:17 AM 7,046 Views 6 Comments

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

Naas factory fire extinguished after five hours
# Disused Factory
# Disused Factory

Naas factory fire extinguished after five hours

Jul 6th 2012, 10:14 AM 5,906 Views 9 Comments

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

Proposals to close Navan Hospital's emergency department at night
# Navan
# Navan

Proposals to close Navan Hospital's emergency department at night

Jun 20th 2012, 9:52 PM 4,351 Views 50 Comments

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

Five killed, 13 injured in Ukraine plane crash
# Aviation
# Aviation

Five killed, 13 injured in Ukraine plane crash

Jun 10th 2012, 12:29 PM 2,575 Views 0 Comments

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

Emergency services attend crash in south Dublin city
# Dublin
# Dublin

Emergency services attend crash in south Dublin city

Jun 1st 2012, 6:04 PM 5,121 Views 1 Comment

Fire warning as "wildfire season" begins
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Fire warning as "wildfire season" begins

Mar 26th 2012, 4:35 PM 2,953 Views 2 Comments

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.

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train
# Explosion
# Explosion

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train

Mar 6th 2012, 12:29 PM 9,002 Views 41 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 22nd 2012, 4:16 PM 3,332 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 22nd 2011, 4:15 PM 4,209 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 6th 2011, 10:58 AM 708 Views 0 Comments

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

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach
# Australia
# Australia

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:08 AM 1,176 Views 0 Comments

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

Man dies after falling into River Liffey
# Liffey
# Liffey

Man dies after falling into River Liffey

Aug 25th 2011, 7:56 AM 1,196 Views 5 Comments

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

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association

Aug 9th 2011, 6:58 PM 979 Views 8 Comments

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

Weather stalls search for Derry teen
# Donegal
# Donegal

Weather stalls search for Derry teen

Jul 18th 2011, 1:21 PM 369 Views 0 Comments

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.

Poll: Do you have confidence in hospital emergency services?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have confidence in hospital emergency services?

Jun 27th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,572 Views 21 Comments

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

Man falls from cliffs at Howth
# Cliff Fall
# Cliff Fall

Man falls from cliffs at Howth

May 9th 2011, 10:25 AM 1,706 Views 0 Comments

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

#House Fire
# House Fire
# House Fire

#House Fire

Dec 3rd 2010, 3:22 PM 158 Views 0 Comments

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

Woman rings 999 to report missing snowman

Dec 3rd 2010, 2:48 PM 1,124 Views 0 Comments

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