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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Equipment

All time
# tools for the job
12 simple pieces of equipment every proper kitchen should have
The essentials for great cooking at home.
# Equipment
Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment
There have been a number of reports over the years of this equipment failing and the representative association Ifesa took legal action to suspend their use.
# Equipment
5 essentials for your gym bag this summer
These pieces of equipment are relatively inexpensive, portable, and so versatile, writes David Last.
# which ipad is this now?
Some ex-TDs haven't bothered to return their laptops, but the Dáil still wants them back
20 former TDs who either retired or lost their seats have failed to return technology worth €20,000 provided to them by the State.
# Lost and Found
The Gardaí want to know if any of these power tools are yours
Any of these look familiar?
# convicted killers
Female prison worker smuggled tools that helped dangerous prisoners escape
The two men escaped a maximum security prison at the weekend – and still haven’t been found.
# Be prepared
5 things that will jeopardise your performance in an endurance event
Here are the big, big mistakes you’re making.
# Unclean
Sticky residue and stains found on equipment at Limerick hospital
Serious hand hygiene and equipment cleanliness issues were also identified at Cork University Hospital.
# New Rules
Children under 7 to be banned from tractors
Under new rules. farmers will be able to be prosecuted for a number of offences.
# Deadly
Ireland pledges an extra €1 million to fighting Ebola outbreak
So far, more than 3,000 people have died after contracting the disease.
# practice makes perfect
Doctors to train like airline pilots in simulation centres
The centre will recreate real life clinical scenarios using simulation models.
# crowdfunding
You might help crowdfund an album - but what about some scientific research?
Some scientists have turned to crowdfunding to raise money for their work – with one TCD researcher raising more than €20,000.
# Funding
€2.6 million in sports equipment grants approved
Minister of State Michael Ring said he hoped the equipment grants would boost participation in sport.
# the right equipment
What's in the bag? R&A to examine legality of long putter
Padraig Harrington has been a vocal critic of the extended club used by both Adam Scott and Ernie Els this week.
# Thefts
Manhole covers and memorial plaques: what's being stolen in the recession?
And what’s being done to prevent it?