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# emergency - Friday 6 June, 2014

Man calls emergency services because his wife threw out his beer
# This Is Serious
From The Daily Edge
# This Is Serious

Man calls emergency services because his wife threw out his beer

Jun 6th 2014, 4:59 PM 2,236 Views 0 Comments

Seven times.

Someone at this Dublin coffee shop needs an espresso, STAT
# Caffeine Emergency
From The Daily Edge
# Caffeine Emergency

Someone at this Dublin coffee shop needs an espresso, STAT

Jun 6th 2014, 12:08 PM 5,065 Views 0 Comments

Mood emergency.

# emergency - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Mother returns to domestic violence home as she was unable to get accommodation
# Emergency
# Emergency

Mother returns to domestic violence home as she was unable to get accommodation

May 24th 2014, 6:30 PM 15,320 Views 29 Comments

The housing crisis means families are being forced to live in emergency accommodation and become homeless.

# emergency - Friday 2 May, 2014

Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee
# Cork
# Cork

Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee

May 2nd 2014, 4:36 PM 21,528 Views 10 Comments

The car went into the river near Horgan’s Quay after 3.30pm.

# emergency - Friday 25 April, 2014

Newlywed bride rushed to hospital after two hour orgasm
# Long Time Coming
From The Daily Edge
# Long Time Coming

Newlywed bride rushed to hospital after two hour orgasm

Apr 25th 2014, 5:00 PM 92,517 Views 62 Comments

Try explaining that one when calling in sick to work.

# emergency - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Column: I watched thirsty children collect water contaminated with sewage
# Emergency
# Emergency

Column: I watched thirsty children collect water contaminated with sewage

Apr 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 66 Views 0 Comments

There are clear signs of impending famine in South Sudan – immediate, focused humanitarian efforts are needed to prevent imminent disease and starvation.

# emergency - Sunday 13 April, 2014

UN to hold midnight meeting as violence in east Ukraine rapidly escalates
# Russia
# Russia

UN to hold midnight meeting as violence in east Ukraine rapidly escalates

Apr 13th 2014, 9:18 PM 17,715 Views 133 Comments

Ukraine’s acting president has accused Russia of waging war in the country’s east.

# emergency - Friday 11 April, 2014

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea
# Powerful
# Powerful

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

Apr 11th 2014, 1:50 PM 7,467 Views 15 Comments

No Pacific-wide tsunami warning was issued.

# emergency - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Column: After six hours in the waiting room, my little sister's pain reached crisis point
# Emergency
# Emergency

Column: After six hours in the waiting room, my little sister's pain reached crisis point

Apr 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 1,959 Views 57 Comments

We need innovative solutions to the increasingly dangerous and frustrating problem of overburdened emergency departments, writes Lauren Joslin.

# emergency - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Terrified woman calls police over home invader... who turns out to be a duck
# Inspired By Cadbury
From The Daily Edge
# Inspired By Cadbury

Terrified woman calls police over home invader... who turns out to be a duck

Apr 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 16,564 Views 30 Comments

She was woken by “banging noises” from downstairs.

# emergency - Monday 7 April, 2014

Firefighter: Dublin's the second best place to have a heart attack - no thanks to the HSE
# Emergency
# Emergency

Firefighter: Dublin's the second best place to have a heart attack - no thanks to the HSE

Apr 7th 2014, 2:01 PM 11,210 Views 41 Comments

HSE plans to take back control of the service emerged last month but firefighers are concerned about a drop in the level of service if they hand over the reins.

# emergency - Friday 28 March, 2014

Firefighters and emergency workers 'extremely concerned' about Ireland's ambulance service
# Emergency
# Emergency

Firefighters and emergency workers 'extremely concerned' about Ireland's ambulance service

Mar 28th 2014, 2:28 PM 9,849 Views 48 Comments

RTÉ’s Prime Time programme documented a litany of failures of shortcomings in the National Ambulance Service.

"I'm not in denial of anything" - Ambulance chief defends 'best in the world' comment
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

"I'm not in denial of anything" - Ambulance chief defends 'best in the world' comment

Mar 28th 2014, 10:06 AM 16,087 Views 94 Comments

Martin Dunne has stood by his words on a Prime Time investigation which detailed major shortcomings in the National Ambulance Service.

# emergency - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a sick child was locked in an ambulance
# Locked In
# Locked In

Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a sick child was locked in an ambulance

Mar 19th 2014, 10:45 PM 22,436 Views 19 Comments

The paramedic was forced to kick his way out of the ambulance after a power failure.

# emergency - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Reckless driver has the strangest excuse ever when confronted by angry cyclist
# Well Played
From The Daily Edge
# Well Played

Reckless driver has the strangest excuse ever when confronted by angry cyclist

Mar 12th 2014, 10:00 PM 5,116 Views 5 Comments

Oh well, OK, off you go then

# emergency - Friday 7 March, 2014

Review of ambulance call after 40 minute wait for cardiac arrest patient
# Response Times
# Response Times

Review of ambulance call after 40 minute wait for cardiac arrest patient

Mar 7th 2014, 10:55 PM 28,815 Views 126 Comments

The ambulance initially dispatched to the scene in Dublin was diverted en route to a crash on the N11.

# emergency - Monday 3 March, 2014

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth
# Fire
# Fire

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:54 PM 21,341 Views 29 Comments

Gardaí said there have been no reports of injuries and the incident is still ongoing.

# emergency - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Cost, quality and scale of ambulance services in Dublin to be reviewed
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Cost, quality and scale of ambulance services in Dublin to be reviewed

Feb 27th 2014, 4:56 PM 9,035 Views 42 Comments

The service is currently provided by both the Dublin Fire Brigade and the HSE’s National Ambulance service.

# emergency - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

New cars from October 2015 will call ambulance for you after crash
# Emergency
# Emergency

New cars from October 2015 will call ambulance for you after crash

Feb 26th 2014, 10:30 PM 17,782 Views 81 Comments

Draft legislation for a new initiative was approved by the European Parliament today.

Search for man seen falling into river in Kilkenny
# Emergency
# Emergency

Search for man seen falling into river in Kilkenny

Feb 26th 2014, 7:51 AM 9,661 Views 2 Comments

The man was seen entering the water at Green’s Bridge by two witnesses.

# emergency - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

'We are dealing with people's lives here': Paramedics speak out about tragic deaths
# Emergency
# Emergency

'We are dealing with people's lives here': Paramedics speak out about tragic deaths

Feb 25th 2014, 4:55 PM 11,555 Views 36 Comments

The family of a man who died after a 25 minute wait for an ambulance were in the public gallery to hear contributions.

Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion
# Blaze
# Blaze

Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion

Feb 25th 2014, 8:55 AM 13,778 Views 0 Comments

A fire broke out at around 4am in a quiet residential road in Baldoyle, north Dublin.

# emergency - Sunday 23 February, 2014

What alerts systems are available for your smartphone?
# Preparation
# Preparation

What alerts systems are available for your smartphone?

Feb 23rd 2014, 9:15 AM 23,355 Views 28 Comments

In case the next storm arrives sooner than we expect, just how many services are out there that will send alerts and updates straight to our smartphone?

# emergency - Monday 17 February, 2014

Man calls 911 because his wife got stuck in her jacket
# Zip It
From The Daily Edge
# Zip It

Man calls 911 because his wife got stuck in her jacket

Feb 17th 2014, 3:15 PM 6,218 Views 2 Comments

He didn’t want to ruin the coat by attempting to cut her out of it.

# emergency - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Concerns that overcrowding at Tallaght Hospital puts patient safety at risk
# INMO
# INMO

Concerns that overcrowding at Tallaght Hospital puts patient safety at risk

Feb 5th 2014, 11:29 PM 4,374 Views 6 Comments

The INMO said that in January, there were 254 people on trolleys, and another 69 on the wards on trolleys.

Gas explosion in Essex flattens houses and injures at least ten people
# Emergency
# Emergency

Gas explosion in Essex flattens houses and injures at least ten people

Feb 5th 2014, 11:18 AM 7,128 Views 4 Comments

One person is said to have sustained life-threatening injuries.

# emergency - Monday 13 January, 2014

Faster, safer, higher: Replacement of Irish Coast Guard chopper fleet completed
# Flying High
# Flying High

Faster, safer, higher: Replacement of Irish Coast Guard chopper fleet completed

Jan 13th 2014, 4:22 PM 14,902 Views 34 Comments

The Dublin region Sikorsky S92 was launched today, meaning all four coast guard aircraft bases now have upgraded choppers.

# emergency - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Call for Government to provide emergency funding for storm damage repair
# Weather Watch
# Weather Watch

Call for Government to provide emergency funding for storm damage repair

Jan 4th 2014, 5:40 PM 12,114 Views 50 Comments

Storm damage in Galway spurred Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh to make the call.

# emergency - Friday 3 January, 2014

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:56 AM 28,168 Views 19 Comments

Met Éireann releases new alert for this afternoon as wild weather set to continue.

Woman rescued from semi-submerged car in Kerry
# Emergency
# Emergency

Woman rescued from semi-submerged car in Kerry

Jan 3rd 2014, 6:55 AM 24,379 Views 6 Comments

She was visiting friends and was unfamiliar with the area, becoming stranded on shore.

# emergency - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan
# Emergency
# Emergency

Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan

Jan 2nd 2014, 5:31 PM 8,153 Views 41 Comments

The emergency aid includes jerry cans, mosquito nets and kitchen sets.

# emergency - Thursday 19 December, 2013

88 injured after roof collapses at London theatre
# Shaftesbury Avenue
# Shaftesbury Avenue

88 injured after roof collapses at London theatre

Dec 19th 2013, 11:54 PM 45,862 Views 29 Comments

London’s Ambulance Service says 88 people have been injured, seven of them seriously.

# emergency - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Couple call 911 because they didn't get hash browns at McDonalds
# Emergency
From The Daily Edge
# Emergency

Couple call 911 because they didn't get hash browns at McDonalds

Dec 11th 2013, 9:48 AM 5,638 Views 3 Comments

“We had no other choice,” Michael Smith told reporters afterwards.

# emergency - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Firefighter survives six-storey fall
# South Africa
# South Africa

Firefighter survives six-storey fall

Dec 5th 2013, 11:48 AM 6,879 Views 7 Comments

South African emergency worker is trapped in scorching shaft for three hours but emerges with just a bruised hip.

# emergency - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Waterford County Council rejects claims that station was closed due to lack of staff
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Waterford County Council rejects claims that station was closed due to lack of staff

Nov 27th 2013, 1:32 PM 7,295 Views 12 Comments

The Cappoquin fire station was unmanned for periods last week, but the council says that there was cover in place and that safety was not neglected.

# emergency - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons
# Fishing Vessels
# Fishing Vessels

Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons

Nov 23rd 2013, 12:46 PM 5,363 Views 3 Comments

Minister Varadkar has been called on to clarify how long his department has known about the issues for.

# emergency - Friday 22 November, 2013

Launch of project to involve communities in emergency response
# Emergency
# Emergency

Launch of project to involve communities in emergency response

Nov 22nd 2013, 8:00 AM 4,346 Views 11 Comments

The project has already been operating successfully in cork with teams responding to over 300 call-outs, dealing with around 500 patients to date.

# emergency - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Mountain rescue teams attend 100th callout this year
# Mountain Rescue
# Mountain Rescue

Mountain rescue teams attend 100th callout this year

Nov 10th 2013, 7:20 PM 14,163 Views 19 Comments

Some 192 people have been assisted by the teams in 2013 and there have been six fatalities.

# emergency - Saturday 9 November, 2013

A&E closure in St Columcille's Hospital is a 'slap in the face' to Wicklow people
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

A&E closure in St Columcille's Hospital is a 'slap in the face' to Wicklow people

Nov 9th 2013, 3:49 PM 12,209 Views 51 Comments

There has been a long-standing campaign to fight the closure of the emergency unit in the Loughlinstown hospital.

# emergency - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Troika to make their last review visit to Dublin today
# Credit Line
# Credit Line

Troika to make their last review visit to Dublin today

Oct 29th 2013, 7:50 AM 7,458 Views 46 Comments

Ireland is due to exit the EU/IMF bailout programme this December.