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# emergency - Saturday 19 June, 2021

'There was only enough battery for one shot, but luckily, that's all I needed' - Surviving cardiac arrest
# Cardiac Arrest
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# Cardiac Arrest

'There was only enough battery for one shot, but luckily, that's all I needed' - Surviving cardiac arrest

Jun 19th 2021, 11:53 AM 21,066 Views 1 Comment

Cathal Joyce, Kevin Knight and Ciara Doyle on the importance of CPR and acting decisively in emergency situations.

# emergency - Friday 14 August, 2020

Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut
# Emergency
# Emergency

Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut

Aug 14th 2020, 7:36 AM 8,876 Views 0 Comments

Dozens of demonstrators shouted as lawmakers arrived at parliament to ratify the emergency measure.

# emergency - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Tom Clonan: Ireland's ICU guidelines for Covid-19 must safeguard people with disabilities
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Ireland's ICU guidelines for Covid-19 must safeguard people with disabilities

Apr 9th 2020, 2:25 PM 16,771 Views 34 Comments

Rationing of critical care during any coronavirus surge must not happen at the expense of the most vulnerable, writes Clonan.

# emergency - Friday 20 March, 2020

New law will empower minister to shut down pubs that refuse to close
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New law will empower minister to shut down pubs that refuse to close

Mar 20th 2020, 6:16 PM 47,999 Views 71 Comments

TD Niall Collins says some pubs have remained open.

# emergency - Monday 17 February, 2020

Barcelona granted permission to sign a forward outside the transfer window
# Emergency
From The42
# Emergency

Barcelona granted permission to sign a forward outside the transfer window

Feb 17th 2020, 11:51 AM 12,837 Views 14 Comments

The Catalan giants can bring in another player following the injury to Ousmane Dembele.

# emergency - Friday 31 January, 2020

Coronavirus: Trump bans foreign nationals who 'pose a risk' from entering US
# Emergency
# Emergency

Coronavirus: Trump bans foreign nationals who 'pose a risk' from entering US

Updated Jan 31st 2020, 10:02 PM 26,736 Views 29 Comments

The US will also begin funnelling all flights from China to seven major airports where passengers can be screened for illness.

# emergency - Monday 28 October, 2019

California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes
# Emergency
# Emergency

California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes

Oct 28th 2019, 1:37 PM 11,081 Views 1 Comment

Many homes have been evacuated and power has been cut due to the fires.

# emergency - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Addison and Murphy in 'pole position' among Ireland's standby list
# Back Up
From The42
# Back Up

Addison and Murphy in 'pole position' among Ireland's standby list

Sep 4th 2019, 5:30 AM 10,290 Views 20 Comments

Joe Schmidt confirmed that he definitely won’t be calling on foreign-based players in an emergency.

# emergency - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast
# Emergency
# Emergency

Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast

Updated Jul 13th 2019, 5:45 PM 25,713 Views 11 Comments

The Mississippi River is currently at 17 feet – just below flood range.

# emergency - Monday 8 July, 2019

A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend
# Emergency
# Emergency

A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend

Jul 8th 2019, 1:36 PM 17,721 Views 17 Comments

The report notes that the mortality rate for heart attack and stroke has continued to decrease year-on-year for the past 10 years.

# emergency - Friday 10 May, 2019

What does the Dáil's declaration of a climate emergency actually mean?
# Emergency
# Emergency

What does the Dáil's declaration of a climate emergency actually mean?

May 10th 2019, 11:57 AM 19,656 Views 108 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said this move will put pressure on the government to be more ambitious with its policies.

# emergency - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain

Apr 20th 2019, 3:00 PM 18,044 Views 3 Comments

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at midday.

# emergency - Friday 12 April, 2019

Ambulance services facing 'significant' delays of more than an hour in Dublin
# First Responders
# First Responders

Ambulance services facing 'significant' delays of more than an hour in Dublin

Apr 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,476 Views 26 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade serves emergency call outs for Dublin city, as well as the greater Dublin area.

# emergency - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Five people dead at retirement home in France after reportedly falling ill from eating duck salad
# Food Poisoning
# Food Poisoning

Five people dead at retirement home in France after reportedly falling ill from eating duck salad

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:50 AM 23,175 Views 13 Comments

The five individuals are aged between 76 and 95 years old.

# emergency - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out
# Emergency
# Emergency

Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out

Mar 30th 2019, 8:00 AM 15,419 Views 21 Comments

The ban had been put in place last month to “mitigate the risk” of this type of driving on public roads.

# emergency - Friday 8 March, 2019

Twins given medals for saving grandmother's life after she suffered seizure
# Clonakilty
# Clonakilty

Twins given medals for saving grandmother's life after she suffered seizure

Mar 8th 2019, 7:39 PM 20,110 Views 19 Comments

Sean O’Sullivan woke at 6am and couldn’t rouse his granny Ruth.

# emergency - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving
# Emergency
# Emergency

'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving

Feb 20th 2019, 5:54 PM 10,288 Views 17 Comments

Opposition politicians have described the ban on driving with blue lights and sirens as a “backward” move.

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens
# Emergency
# Emergency

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens

Feb 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 84,379 Views 61 Comments

Volunteers are worried about the potential delays this will cause when they are travelling to incidents.

# emergency - Friday 15 February, 2019

Warning over modified helmets after hurler sustains 'horrific' hand injury
# GAA
# GAA

Warning over modified helmets after hurler sustains 'horrific' hand injury

Feb 15th 2019, 1:33 PM 29,702 Views 21 Comments

While attempting to catch a sliotar, the hurler’s left hand struck the helmet of an opposing player during a club league match.

White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall
# Bypass Congress
# Bypass Congress

White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall

Updated Feb 15th 2019, 7:20 AM 35,900 Views 124 Comments

Declaring a national emergency would free Trump to seek to redirect federal funds and bypass Congress.

# emergency - Friday 24 August, 2018

Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane
# Emergency
# Emergency

Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane

Aug 24th 2018, 8:43 AM 18,479 Views 19 Comments

Landslides and flash flooding have left roads blocked.

# emergency - Sunday 12 August, 2018

'It's falling on deaf ears': Still no plan for gardaí without lights and sirens driver training
# Need For Speed
# Need For Speed

'It's falling on deaf ears': Still no plan for gardaí without lights and sirens driver training

Aug 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 19,440 Views 33 Comments

The Garda Representative Association said as many as 60% of gardaí only have basic driver training, which means they can not exceed the speed limit in a chase.

# emergency - Friday 10 August, 2018

Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board
# Virgin Atlantic
# Virgin Atlantic

Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board

Aug 10th 2018, 9:08 AM 18,044 Views 10 Comments

The Virgin Atlantic flight landed just after 7am this morning.

# emergency - Saturday 7 July, 2018

'Weather knows no borders': Sinn Féin senator calls for all-Ireland weather alerts during emergencies
# Emergency
# Emergency

'Weather knows no borders': Sinn Féin senator calls for all-Ireland weather alerts during emergencies

Jul 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 14,263 Views 15 Comments

Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile said that when weather alerts are reported, they should be done so on an all-Ireland basis.

# emergency - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs
# Emergency
# Emergency

Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs

Jun 13th 2018, 6:01 AM 9,072 Views 15 Comments

Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon says the government needs to change its thinking.

# emergency - Monday 7 May, 2018

PHOTOS: Hawaii volcano forces evacuations as lava destroys homes
# Kilauea
# Kilauea

PHOTOS: Hawaii volcano forces evacuations as lava destroys homes

May 7th 2018, 11:09 AM 21,784 Views 5 Comments

Over 1500 residents have been ordered to evacuate the surrounding areas as some lose their homes.

# emergency - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident
# Flight Safety
# Flight Safety

Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident

Apr 19th 2018, 6:01 PM 27,867 Views 52 Comments

Photos emerged online this week of passengers using their oxygen masks incorrectly during an emergency Southwest Airlines landing.

# emergency - Saturday 7 April, 2018

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 8,812 Views 7 Comments

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

# emergency - Monday 5 March, 2018

Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow

Mar 5th 2018, 4:10 PM 59,757 Views 154 Comments

The water supply has come under great pressure in the aftermath of Storm Emma.

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'
# Emergency
# Emergency

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'

Mar 5th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,505 Views 99 Comments

Varadkar said that a number of deaths may have been caused by the storm.

# emergency - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'I've had enough': A Galway GP has invoiced the ambulance service to highlight delays
# Emergency
# Emergency

'I've had enough': A Galway GP has invoiced the ambulance service to highlight delays

Feb 3rd 2018, 4:00 PM 90,685 Views 61 Comments

Dr Peter Sloane says that he wants to draw attention to the lack of resources to the ambulance service in Carraroe.

# emergency - Monday 8 January, 2018

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints
# Emergency
# Emergency

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints

Jan 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,059 Views 147 Comments

Crews are being told to use Dublin Airport for transfers to Beaumont Hospital, adding up to 20 minutes onto the journey for the patient.

# emergency - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Risk of flooding overnight as another weather warning set to come into effect at 3am
# Storm Aftermath
# Storm Aftermath

Risk of flooding overnight as another weather warning set to come into effect at 3am

Jan 3rd 2018, 9:26 PM 43,326 Views 20 Comments

The National Emergency Coordination Group on severe weather convened this morning to assess the situation in the wake of Eleanor and to review the weather ahead.

# emergency - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Concerns raised about how residents would exit disability centre in event of fire
# Camphill
# Camphill

Concerns raised about how residents would exit disability centre in event of fire

Nov 1st 2017, 1:13 PM 10,432 Views 3 Comments

While there were master keys to individual units at the centre, there was no clarity as to how these could be located in an emergency.

# emergency - Saturday 21 October, 2017

See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action
# Emergency
# Emergency

See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action

Oct 21st 2017, 9:30 PM 40,292 Views 55 Comments

It was the first time the system was brought into use in ireland under the 2009 Broadcasting Act.

# emergency - Monday 16 October, 2017

Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia
# Emergency
# Emergency

Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia

Oct 16th 2017, 11:30 AM 16,282 Views 82 Comments

“Our number one priority today is to avoid any injuries and any loss of life.”

# emergency - Saturday 14 October, 2017

'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33
# Emergency
# Emergency

'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33

Oct 14th 2017, 1:10 PM 6,515 Views 9 Comments

An estimated 5,700 structures have been destroyed by the wildfires.

# emergency - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida
# Emergency
# Emergency

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida

Sep 9th 2017, 5:30 PM 48,404 Views 35 Comments

A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.

# emergency - Friday 8 September, 2017

Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century

Sep 8th 2017, 10:18 PM 44,499 Views 41 Comments

A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico late last night.

# emergency - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises

Aug 29th 2017, 7:54 AM 12,137 Views 20 Comments

Houston’s Mayor has defended the decision not to evacuate the city.

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