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# emergency - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?
# Opinion
# Opinion

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?

Dec 15th 2015, 5:25 PM 219 Views 78 Comments

Jason O’Sullivan says government needs to re-evaluate the flood insurance protection in Ireland.

# emergency - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Drafting in the army to tackle the flood waters shows lessons have been learned from past disasters
# Column
# Column

Drafting in the army to tackle the flood waters shows lessons have been learned from past disasters

Dec 13th 2015, 8:00 AM 115 Views 36 Comments

The weather conditions are predicted to persist in the coming days, but we are a lot better off than we were back in 2009 and 2010.

# emergency - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

The Red Cross is setting up emergency drinking water points on the Shannon
# Emergency Response
# Emergency Response

The Red Cross is setting up emergency drinking water points on the Shannon

Dec 8th 2015, 8:06 PM 15,238 Views 39 Comments

Here’s where they’ll be…

# emergency - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Medical staff rapidly arrived at hospitals spontaneously on night of the Paris attacks
# Emergency
# Emergency

Medical staff rapidly arrived at hospitals spontaneously on night of the Paris attacks

Nov 25th 2015, 6:15 AM 20,133 Views 26 Comments

A crisis plan, which was developed 20 years ago, was activated for the first time.

# emergency - Friday 13 November, 2015

Germany's team hotel evacuated following bomb threat
# Emergency
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# Emergency

Germany's team hotel evacuated following bomb threat

Nov 13th 2015, 3:30 PM 4,569 Views 0 Comments

The world champions are in Paris for a friendly.

# emergency - Thursday 12 November, 2015

A shortage of chefs is forcing Irish restaurants to close
# Chefs Needed
# Chefs Needed

A shortage of chefs is forcing Irish restaurants to close

Nov 12th 2015, 7:00 AM 19,788 Views 43 Comments

5,000 chefs will be needed to fill vacancies by 2016.

# emergency - Friday 6 November, 2015

New hospital scandal: 93-year-old woman spends 29 hours on trolley at Beaumont
# Emergency Situation
# Emergency Situation

New hospital scandal: 93-year-old woman spends 29 hours on trolley at Beaumont

Nov 6th 2015, 4:47 PM 12,515 Views 76 Comments

The woman’s grand-niece has described the situation in the hospital as a “shambles”.

# emergency - Sunday 20 September, 2015

'Someone needs to call a halt to this right now. The crisis is worsening every single day'
# Emergency
# Emergency

'Someone needs to call a halt to this right now. The crisis is worsening every single day'

Sep 20th 2015, 7:55 PM 30,861 Views 196 Comments

Almost 5,000 people are now in emergency accommodation.

# emergency - Sunday 30 August, 2015

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

Aug 30th 2015, 7:45 AM 18,253 Views 89 Comments

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# emergency - Saturday 29 August, 2015

600 emergency services workers to parade through the streets of Dublin
# Open Day
# Open Day

600 emergency services workers to parade through the streets of Dublin

Aug 29th 2015, 9:33 AM 12,182 Views 14 Comments

If you’re looking for a bit of family fun next weekend your little ones will have the chance to sit in a fire truck or squad car.

# emergency - Thursday 6 August, 2015

This year's King Puck has been picked... But what exactly happens at the Kerry fair?
# What The Puck
# What The Puck

This year's King Puck has been picked... But what exactly happens at the Kerry fair?

Aug 6th 2015, 1:30 PM 17,955 Views 29 Comments

The organisers of the Puck Fair have responded to criticism from animal rights groups.

# emergency - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

LÉ Niamh leads search for survivors of capsized migrant boat as 25 confirmed dead
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

LÉ Niamh leads search for survivors of capsized migrant boat as 25 confirmed dead

Aug 5th 2015, 10:46 PM 32,204 Views 227 Comments

It’s believed that up to 600 people were on board the stricken vessel.

# emergency - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Fire breaks out at one of Las Vegas' top hotels
# Sin City
# Sin City

Fire breaks out at one of Las Vegas' top hotels

Jul 26th 2015, 10:19 AM 36,127 Views 25 Comments

A number of guests were evacuated from the Cosmopolitan Hotel on the Las Vegas strip.

# emergency - Saturday 18 July, 2015

'I just grabbed my kids and ran': People abandon cars and flee fire on California highway
# Wild Fire
# Wild Fire

'I just grabbed my kids and ran': People abandon cars and flee fire on California highway

Jul 18th 2015, 10:46 AM 27,914 Views 11 Comments

The fire spread from the mountains on to the interstate trapping literally hundreds of people amid a cauldron of smoke, flames and ash.

# emergency - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Jul 16th 2015, 8:02 PM 14,110 Views 53 Comments

Since 2012, the Irish Air Corps have helped sick people travel to hospital from all over the country.

# emergency - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Teen in cardiac arrest turned away from Navan hospital and sent to Drogheda
# Emergency
# Emergency

Teen in cardiac arrest turned away from Navan hospital and sent to Drogheda

Jul 1st 2015, 8:00 PM 31,163 Views 42 Comments

Paramedics across the country say they are being forced to travel long distances with critical patients.

# emergency - Monday 29 June, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold
# Emergency
# Emergency

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold

Jun 29th 2015, 3:24 PM 16,469 Views 15 Comments

There are no reports of injuries.

Fire inside Mayo General Hospital may have been caused by someone smoking
# Mayo
# Mayo

Fire inside Mayo General Hospital may have been caused by someone smoking

Jun 29th 2015, 9:58 AM 15,111 Views 6 Comments

Leo Varadkar has asked for a full report into the incident.

# emergency - Monday 22 June, 2015

A Ryanair flight has diverted to Paris after a passenger was taken ill
# Emergency
# Emergency

A Ryanair flight has diverted to Paris after a passenger was taken ill

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:55 AM 22,365 Views 35 Comments

The flight, bound for Alicante, originated in Germany.

# emergency - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Irish man saves a woman's life on a London street
# Lifesaver
# Lifesaver

Irish man saves a woman's life on a London street

Jun 16th 2015, 2:41 PM 37,439 Views 16 Comments

John Reidy reacted when he saw a woman going into a cardiac arrest.

# emergency - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Investigation under way after one man dies and a second injured in Portmarnock sewer pipe incident
# Fumes
# Fumes

Investigation under way after one man dies and a second injured in Portmarnock sewer pipe incident

Jun 10th 2015, 10:54 PM 66,686 Views 27 Comments

It is believed the man was overcome by fumes.

# emergency - Monday 8 June, 2015

Ireland has the highest percentage of people who need medical help after drinking too much
# Global Drug Survey
# Global Drug Survey

Ireland has the highest percentage of people who need medical help after drinking too much

Jun 8th 2015, 6:05 AM 14,633 Views 43 Comments

Brazil and the UK are not too far behind us.

# emergency - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford
# Emergency
# Emergency

Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford

May 24th 2015, 7:55 PM 46,704 Views 37 Comments

The incident was reported by a hillwalker just before 3pm today.

# emergency - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week
# Childcare
# Childcare

Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week

May 21st 2015, 6:05 AM 8,544 Views 8 Comments

A TD wants to ensure that all childcare staff can deal with such incidents.

# emergency - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Violent prisoner is still on the move on the island of Ireland
# PSNI
# PSNI

Violent prisoner is still on the move on the island of Ireland

May 16th 2015, 8:35 PM 23,236 Views 11 Comments

Jonathan Turley was supposed to return to prison on May 9 after being released on bail.

# emergency - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax
# Mystery
# Mystery

Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax

May 5th 2015, 8:06 PM 14,345 Views 8 Comments

It usually gets three or four hoax calls a year.

# emergency - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades
# Emergency
# Emergency

Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades

Apr 23rd 2015, 7:30 AM 14,160 Views 9 Comments

The volcano has not erupted in 43 years.

# emergency - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing after wheel part falls off
# Malfunction
# Malfunction

Plane makes emergency landing after wheel part falls off

Apr 21st 2015, 12:08 PM 21,404 Views 14 Comments

The Israeli passenger plane en route to Prague was forced to turn back.

# emergency - Friday 17 April, 2015

Toddler airlifted to hospital in Dublin after falling from first-floor of building
# Emergency
# Emergency

Toddler airlifted to hospital in Dublin after falling from first-floor of building

Apr 17th 2015, 11:46 AM 25,533 Views 14 Comments

The child was taken first to University Hospital Waterford – before a decision was made late last night to transfer him to Dublin.

# emergency - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Main route closed in Dublin city centre as Gardaí respond to person on roof
# Emergency
# Emergency

Main route closed in Dublin city centre as Gardaí respond to person on roof

Apr 9th 2015, 4:19 PM 32,786 Views 0 Comments

The person was brought safely from the building at around 1.30pm and is receiving the appropriate attention.

# emergency - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Man killed after plane crashes at Co Down airfield
# Air Crash
# Air Crash

Man killed after plane crashes at Co Down airfield

Apr 7th 2015, 10:50 PM 27,067 Views 6 Comments

The airfield is located around 15km east of Belfast.

# emergency - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Here's what a category 5 super storm looks like from space
# Maysak
# Maysak

Here's what a category 5 super storm looks like from space

Apr 1st 2015, 9:07 AM 16,745 Views 17 Comments

At least four people have died after a super typhoon ripped through several small islands.

Joni Mitchell hospitalised after being found unconscious at LA home
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Joni Mitchell hospitalised after being found unconscious at LA home

Apr 1st 2015, 7:10 AM 23,738 Views 16 Comments

The singer is currently in intensive care but it said to be awake.

# emergency - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Mar 28th 2015, 1:17 PM 12,342 Views 40 Comments

Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.

# emergency - Friday 20 March, 2015

Firefighters have been given the thumbs up to go on strike
# Emergency
# Emergency

Firefighters have been given the thumbs up to go on strike

Mar 20th 2015, 3:36 PM 9,773 Views 43 Comments

The government wants to make fire crews smaller.

Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency

Mar 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 6,871 Views 10 Comments

In public comments, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan has repeatedly said the epidemic caught the world by surprise.

# emergency - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Dublin firefighters to vote on industrial action over ambulance dispatch move
# 999 Emergency
# 999 Emergency

Dublin firefighters to vote on industrial action over ambulance dispatch move

Mar 3rd 2015, 7:08 PM 27,807 Views 126 Comments

The National Ambulance Service will be taking all Dublin calls from now on – but firefighters aren’t happy with the move.

# emergency - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Flight with 132 on board forced to make emergency landing at Dublin Airport
# Emergency
# Emergency

Flight with 132 on board forced to make emergency landing at Dublin Airport

Feb 26th 2015, 12:44 PM 23,274 Views 56 Comments

Flight 723 experienced difficulties with its flaps.

# emergency - Monday 19 January, 2015

Here's why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while...
# I'll Have The...
# I'll Have The...

Here's why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while...

Jan 19th 2015, 3:51 PM 26,818 Views 27 Comments

The European Union implemented an emergency ban on open trawling of sea bass today.

# emergency - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is 'always a difficult task'
# Emergency
# Emergency

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is 'always a difficult task'

Jan 13th 2015, 12:05 PM 9,775 Views 53 Comments

Denis Naughten TD has reacted to a HSE report that finds Ireland is too rural for the service to meet its targets.