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# emergency - Monday 28 August, 2017

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey

Aug 28th 2017, 9:56 PM 16,325 Views 15 Comments

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

# emergency - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Irish J1 student in 'very serious condition' after suffering cardiac arrest while swimming
# Maryland
# Maryland

Irish J1 student in 'very serious condition' after suffering cardiac arrest while swimming

Aug 3rd 2017, 1:40 PM 25,290 Views 11 Comments

The 22-year-old was swimming in the Ocean City area of Maryland when he came into difficulty.

# emergency - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

British Airways flight to London diverts to Dublin Airport with medical emergency
# BA
# BA

British Airways flight to London diverts to Dublin Airport with medical emergency

May 16th 2017, 8:54 AM 23,228 Views 15 Comments

The nature of the medical emergency is unknown.

# emergency - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board

May 13th 2017, 1:09 PM 33,831 Views 17 Comments

Last Monday, an 88-year-old man also died on a flight that was diverted to Shannon.

# emergency - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Smoke seen across Limerick as fire breaks out in scrap metal yard
# Scrap Metal
# Scrap Metal

Smoke seen across Limerick as fire breaks out in scrap metal yard

May 4th 2017, 4:33 PM 16,635 Views 11 Comments

Nearby residents are being asked to close their windows.

# emergency - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration
# Restoration
# Restoration

Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration

Apr 20th 2017, 7:47 AM 16,500 Views 112 Comments

Geraghty said that he didn’t want the issue to be a public sector versus private sector divide, but said that their demands were “reasonable”.

# emergency - Friday 3 March, 2017

Gabi bitten by Torres as Deportivo doctor praises Atletico duo for quick-thinking
# Scare
From The42
# Scare

Gabi bitten by Torres as Deportivo doctor praises Atletico duo for quick-thinking

Mar 3rd 2017, 9:58 AM 17,815 Views 12 Comments

The midfielder was bitten by his unconscious team-mate as he tried to stop him from swallowing his tongue.

# emergency - Monday 13 February, 2017

200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk
# California
# California

200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk

Feb 13th 2017, 10:21 AM 21,279 Views 56 Comments

The evacuation was ordered yesterday afternoon after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway of the dam.

# emergency - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Over 100 people die in avalanches in Afghanistan
# Emergency
# Emergency

Over 100 people die in avalanches in Afghanistan

Feb 5th 2017, 5:52 PM 8,178 Views 5 Comments

At least 50 people were killed in a single village.

# emergency - Monday 23 January, 2017

Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors
# Rescue
# Rescue

Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors

Jan 23rd 2017, 10:19 PM 20,149 Views 6 Comments

More than two days have passed since anyone has been pulled out alive from the hotel.

# emergency - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Flight diverted to Shannon over medical emergency... for fourth time in a week
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

Flight diverted to Shannon over medical emergency... for fourth time in a week

Dec 31st 2016, 1:48 PM 25,893 Views 35 Comments

An elderly lady who was travelling with family was found to be unresponsive on board the Barbados-bound flight.

# emergency - Friday 30 December, 2016

Miami to London flight diverted to Shannon after passenger became seriously ill
# Emergency
# Emergency

Miami to London flight diverted to Shannon after passenger became seriously ill

Dec 30th 2016, 1:14 PM 19,865 Views 17 Comments

The patient was taken to University Hospital Limerick for treatment.

# emergency - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Carrie Fisher in intensive care after 'heart attack on flight'
# Emergency
# Emergency

Carrie Fisher in intensive care after 'heart attack on flight'

Dec 24th 2016, 9:22 AM 21,965 Views 19 Comments

Her brother Todd Fisher said she is receiving excellent care, but that he could not classify her condition.

# emergency - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Ireland to stock up on 240,000 tonnes of salt this winter
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

Ireland to stock up on 240,000 tonnes of salt this winter

Nov 10th 2016, 6:20 AM 17,265 Views 21 Comments

A once-off relocation scheme for those impacted by last year’s floods was also announced today.

# emergency - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Gardaí respond after reports of gunshots at Dublin flat complex
# Basin Street
# Basin Street

Gardaí respond after reports of gunshots at Dublin flat complex

Nov 5th 2016, 7:46 AM 22,498 Views 11 Comments

There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident.

# emergency - Monday 24 October, 2016

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# Safe And Sound
# Safe And Sound

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Oct 24th 2016, 8:32 PM 25,342 Views 26 Comments

The flight was travelling from Belfast to Newark Airport in New York

# emergency - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

16 people taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

16 people taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Aug 31st 2016, 10:56 AM 41,471 Views 31 Comments

Shannon Airport confirmed that United Airlines flight UA-880 from Houston to Heathrow diverted to Shannon Airport “with a medical situation”.

# emergency - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway
# Kent
# Kent

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway

Aug 27th 2016, 2:24 PM 22,512 Views 17 Comments

Police said it is believed a lorry collided with the pedestrian bridge.

# emergency - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Dublin fire engines repeatedly taken out of action due to staff shortages
# Emergency
# Emergency

Dublin fire engines repeatedly taken out of action due to staff shortages

Aug 20th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,684 Views 10 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade said it is working to fill existing and future vacancies.

# emergency - Monday 15 August, 2016

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands

Aug 15th 2016, 8:36 AM 8,603 Views 15 Comments

Over 20,000 people and hundreds of pets have been rescued from the floods so far.

# emergency - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Dramatic footage shows woman and dog being pulled from a sinking car in Louisiana floods
# Baton Rouge
# Baton Rouge

Dramatic footage shows woman and dog being pulled from a sinking car in Louisiana floods

Aug 14th 2016, 7:23 PM 18,182 Views 32 Comments

Over 7,000 people have been rescued from flood waters in south Louisiana.

# emergency - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Four Irish passengers on board plane that crash-landed killing fireman
# Dubai
# Dubai

Four Irish passengers on board plane that crash-landed killing fireman

Aug 3rd 2016, 10:14 PM 79,562 Views 72 Comments

Passengers and crew were all evacuated safely.

# emergency - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Body of security guard found at Navan Retail Park after suspected workplace accident
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Body of security guard found at Navan Retail Park after suspected workplace accident

Jul 26th 2016, 9:19 AM 45,851 Views 7 Comments

The body was discovered this morning.

# emergency - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Man taken to hospital after falling from cliff in Howth
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man taken to hospital after falling from cliff in Howth

Jul 17th 2016, 8:01 AM 19,839 Views 7 Comments

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon.

# emergency - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting
# Emergency
# Emergency

Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting

Jul 9th 2016, 8:30 AM 14,375 Views 18 Comments

Emergency officials have stressed, however. that a voice call is preferred because dispatchers can elicit details more quickly.

# emergency - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

CityJet flight to Dublin forced to make emergency landing due to engine trouble
# Diversion
# Diversion

CityJet flight to Dublin forced to make emergency landing due to engine trouble

Jun 28th 2016, 11:25 AM 24,594 Views 17 Comments

The flight from London to Dublin was forced to divert to London Stansted.

# emergency - Saturday 11 June, 2016

These two apps could really help you in a medical emergency
# Prep Work
# Prep Work

These two apps could really help you in a medical emergency

Jun 11th 2016, 11:30 AM 22,492 Views 10 Comments

Hopefully, you will never need to use them but you never know.

# emergency - Monday 30 May, 2016

Calls for a new emergency health fund to pay for expensive cancer drugs
# Pembro
# Pembro

Calls for a new emergency health fund to pay for expensive cancer drugs

May 30th 2016, 12:19 PM 10,162 Views 52 Comments

The Minister of State for Health Finian McGrath wants a fund of €80 million to be set up.

# emergency - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Hundreds of gardaí at risk of fines if they drive with blue lights and sirens
# Emergency
# Emergency

Hundreds of gardaí at risk of fines if they drive with blue lights and sirens

Apr 26th 2016, 1:12 PM 42,975 Views 120 Comments

Garda representatives say a lack of investment in training means a large number of gardaí are not allowed to drive in this way.

# emergency - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Three babies delivered by ambulance crews last night
# Baby Boom
# Baby Boom

Three babies delivered by ambulance crews last night

Apr 23rd 2016, 12:16 PM 26,144 Views 10 Comments

Mothers and babies are all doing well.

# emergency - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Severe birth defects and brain damage confirmed as linked to Zika virus
# New Research
# New Research

Severe birth defects and brain damage confirmed as linked to Zika virus

Apr 14th 2016, 7:26 AM 11,250 Views 18 Comments

This is the first time the link has been properly confirmed.

# emergency - Thursday 7 April, 2016

A strike by 999 workers today kicked off a month of industrial action
# Emergency
# Emergency

A strike by 999 workers today kicked off a month of industrial action

Apr 7th 2016, 6:51 PM 16,667 Views 49 Comments

The workers say that they want to be paid a Living Wage.

# emergency - Thursday 24 March, 2016

EU ministers meet to discuss security in wake of Brussels terror attacks
# Emergency
# Emergency

EU ministers meet to discuss security in wake of Brussels terror attacks

Mar 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 8,394 Views 69 Comments

Belgian authorities are under immense pressure over the attacks and their apparent inability to stop domestic terrorist networks.

# emergency - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Elderly woman's son calls Joe Duffy as mother waits over two hours for ambulance
# Dublin
# Dublin

Elderly woman's son calls Joe Duffy as mother waits over two hours for ambulance

Feb 11th 2016, 9:59 AM 29,046 Views 120 Comments

The woman’s son rang Liveline and the ambulance arrived a few minutes after he spoke on the radio.

# emergency - Monday 1 February, 2016

Is your area getting a brand new fire station?
# Emergency
# Emergency

Is your area getting a brand new fire station?

Feb 1st 2016, 4:12 PM 23,184 Views 19 Comments

Over the next four years, 16 new fire stations will be constructed.

# emergency - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Bomb threat forces Turkish Airlines plane to land at Shannon
# Emergency
# Emergency

Bomb threat forces Turkish Airlines plane to land at Shannon

Jan 24th 2016, 11:20 AM 22,949 Views 23 Comments

It had been due to land in Istanbul.

# emergency - Thursday 14 January, 2016

US town hit by water crisis after supply switched to save money
# Legionnaires
# Legionnaires

US town hit by water crisis after supply switched to save money

Jan 14th 2016, 11:57 PM 21,721 Views 42 Comments

Local officials first declared a public health emergency in October in response to tests that showed children with elevated levels of lead.

# emergency - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Overcrowding at Beaumont Hospital 'inhumane', with elderly woman left on chair all night
# Emergency
# Emergency

Overcrowding at Beaumont Hospital 'inhumane', with elderly woman left on chair all night

Jan 6th 2016, 6:55 PM 24,973 Views 93 Comments

The north Dublin hospital has asked people to avoid attending its emergency department unless absolutely necessary.

# emergency - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

This might be the most mortifying 999 call ever
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

This might be the most mortifying 999 call ever

Dec 29th 2015, 8:16 AM 11,305 Views 2 Comments

Oh God.

# emergency - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Seven-year-old girl calls 911 because she touched the Elf on the Shelf
# Emergency
# Emergency

Seven-year-old girl calls 911 because she touched the Elf on the Shelf

Dec 23rd 2015, 4:00 PM 32,062 Views 31 Comments

Touching him makes the magic of Christmas go away.