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Last month
September 2023
Michael D Higgins praises Gardaí and emergency staff in commemoration service in Phoenix Park
Higgins will also add that the loss of a garda represents a loss for a whole community.
Last year
Teenage victim named as Creeslough locals gathered for remembrance service
The service was attended by the Taoiseach and Tánaiste among other political figures.
All time
It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning
Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade Darragh O’Brien is writing draft legislation.
999 operators in Munster are threatening to strike if their demands are not met
Around 25,000 calls are handled each year in the Munster centre.
'We're doing it for Tony this year': Colleagues of murdered garda continue Movember tradition
So far they have raised more than €15,000 for the Movember Foundation.
Column: Working as a firefighter over the festive period can be hard – but it’s worth it
Our control centre handles fire and rescue calls for the whole of Leinster, so we’re always busy, but Christmas and New Year can often be when we’re needed most, writes Trevor Hunt.
Concern about attacks on firefighters as Halloween approaches
Dublin Fire Brigade has said that the number of incidents of violence is small compared to the huge number of calls they attend every year.
Emergency workers set for national rally on pay cuts
The 24/7 Frontline Alliance represents gardaí, healthcare workers, prison officers, firefighters and paramedics.
Dáil to debate five year jail terms for assaults on emergency workers
Fianna Fáil proposed legislation will call for a crackdown on those convicted of assaulting or threatening an emergency worker in the line of duty.
Blaze at Panda plant extinguished after three days
Firefighters shut down their operation this morning after removing burning waste from the plant.