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#Fire Services

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Six new fire stations to be built across the country as part of €61 million government scheme
# Funding
# Funding

Six new fire stations to be built across the country as part of €61 million government scheme

Dec 29th 2020, 2:14 PM 35,750 Views 21 Comments

The Fire Service Capital Programme will also upgrade a number of stations.

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 13,547 Views 26 Comments

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

3,500 medals ordered for firefighters 'forgotten' in 1916 commemorations
# Recognition
# Recognition

3,500 medals ordered for firefighters 'forgotten' in 1916 commemorations

Jan 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,134 Views 14 Comments

The medals – to commemorate 1916 to 2016 – will be distributed to 27 local authority locations around the country.

Manchester Arena bombing: Fire services only arrived on scene after two hours, report says
# Manchester
# Manchester

Manchester Arena bombing: Fire services only arrived on scene after two hours, report says

Mar 28th 2018, 8:30 AM 13,402 Views 9 Comments

The attack on 22 May saw 22 people killed and hundreds more injured.

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare
# Corbally
# Corbally

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare

Aug 1st 2017, 7:44 AM 28,248 Views 54 Comments

It’s the second such breach in the region in just two weeks.

Over 3,000 staff at Dublin City Council not paid today due to admin error
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

Over 3,000 staff at Dublin City Council not paid today due to admin error

Apr 27th 2017, 11:50 AM 13,858 Views 59 Comments

It’s expected that staff will be paid their wages tomorrow.

Fire on Carrickmines halting site started in the kitchen, says report
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Fire on Carrickmines halting site started in the kitchen, says report

Apr 21st 2016, 12:19 PM 19,744 Views 31 Comments

Five of those killed were asleep in the unit where the fire broke out.

Guests evacuated as fire breaks out in Limerick hotel
# Blaze
# Blaze

Guests evacuated as fire breaks out in Limerick hotel

Sep 11th 2015, 10:17 PM 24,350 Views 9 Comments

Several fire engines are currently at the scene.

Fire engine damaged after youths throw rocks and bottles
# Dublin
# Dublin

Fire engine damaged after youths throw rocks and bottles

Sep 9th 2015, 5:20 PM 18,957 Views 84 Comments

The attack has been described as “unacceptable”.

Air France flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport
# CityJet
# CityJet

Air France flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

Jan 5th 2015, 10:54 PM 36,743 Views 22 Comments

Fire services were sent to meet the plane on its arrival.

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin
# Emergency Calls
# Emergency Calls

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin

Nov 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 26,634 Views 36 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully none of its crew members were assaulted last night.

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready
# HSE
# HSE

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready

Oct 31st 2014, 9:08 PM 5,655 Views 10 Comments

One carried out earlier this week was deemed to be successful.

Attacks on emergency services 'utterly unacceptable', but protective laws won't be improved
# Halloween
# Halloween

Attacks on emergency services 'utterly unacceptable', but protective laws won't be improved

Oct 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,485 Views 37 Comments

The Justice Minister has said that current legislation is sufficient.

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home
# Warning
# Warning

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home

Sep 15th 2014, 9:40 PM 13,287 Views 17 Comments

The deadly gas can build up in the home, and can’t be detected by our senses.

Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone

Sep 10th 2014, 8:37 AM 6,424 Views 0 Comments

The blaze broke out a house in The Batteries shortly after 9pm.

Two men die in Cork apartment block fire, two others rescued
# Mallow
# Mallow

Two men die in Cork apartment block fire, two others rescued

Mar 13th 2014, 7:59 AM 10,236 Views 25 Comments

The fire at Granary Court on St Jospehs’s Road happened at about 00.10am.

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth
# Fire
# Fire

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:54 PM 21,365 Views 29 Comments

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

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight
# Blaze
# Blaze

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight

Feb 1st 2014, 8:09 AM 10,059 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí said the house was extensively damaged in the blaze.

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 7,325 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.

Fire crew stoned with rocks a day after they call for an end in anti-social behaviour
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

Fire crew stoned with rocks a day after they call for an end in anti-social behaviour

Oct 17th 2013, 12:46 PM 13,897 Views 70 Comments

IFESA says the Waterford incident is just the latest in anti-social attacks on fire service crews.

Dublin City Council: We've acted in the best interests of Priory Hall residents
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Dublin City Council: We've acted in the best interests of Priory Hall residents

May 13th 2013, 8:45 AM 10,385 Views 84 Comments

The council has re-released a statement issued last week in response to criticism of its handling of the situation which has seen hundreds of former Priory Hall residents living in temporary accommodation since 2011.

Social Welfare laws will allow part-time firefighters to retain welfare
# Fire Officers
# Fire Officers

Social Welfare laws will allow part-time firefighters to retain welfare

Apr 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 13,232 Views 7 Comments

Joan Burton will include a clause so that a part-time firefighter’s duty to remain close to a station does not bar them from the Dole.

Fire union asks minister to withdraw comments on part-time firemen
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

Fire union asks minister to withdraw comments on part-time firemen

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:34 PM 10,853 Views 48 Comments

IFESA criticises Fergus O’Dowd who told the Seanad that retained firemen were not “officially firemen”.

PICTURES: Fire services attend blaze in Ranelagh restaurant
# Blaze
# Blaze

PICTURES: Fire services attend blaze in Ranelagh restaurant

Jan 8th 2013, 5:01 PM 42,580 Views 68 Comments

Gardaí say they do not believe anyone was harmed in the fire.

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster
# 1982
# 1982

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster

Dec 29th 2012, 10:30 AM 6,540 Views 8 Comments

The government said the capital’s fire service was not adequately equipped to meet “the needs of a modern fire brigade” at the time of the tragedy.

North Circular Road closed in both directions due to house fire
# Dublin Fire
# Dublin Fire

North Circular Road closed in both directions due to house fire

Nov 12th 2012, 9:50 AM 6,077 Views 1 Comment

The fire was discovered at around 9am and there are no reports of any injuries at this stage.

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour
# Halloween
# Halloween

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour

Nov 1st 2012, 7:40 AM 14,680 Views 100 Comments

Emergency service vehicles were stoned and an ambush was set up in the Spencer Dock area in Dublin last night.

Extensive fire damage to Aidan O'Brien's house in Ballydoyle
# Coolmore
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# Coolmore

Extensive fire damage to Aidan O'Brien's house in Ballydoyle

Sep 27th 2012, 10:23 AM 9,844 Views 7 Comments

The horse trainer and his family escaped unharmed from the blaze at the home to the Coolmore training and breeding facilities.

Mirror + direct sunlight = house fires, warns fire service
# Smoke And Mirrors
# Smoke And Mirrors

Mirror + direct sunlight = house fires, warns fire service

Jul 25th 2012, 11:08 AM 9,303 Views 7 Comments

Dorset firefighters say they tackled a bedroom fire on Monday believed to have been sparked by mirror-reflected sunlight.

Large fire at factory in Naas
# Blaze
# Blaze

Large fire at factory in Naas

Jul 5th 2012, 9:37 PM 17,506 Views 24 Comments

Emergency services are the scene of the fire which broke out tonight.

A quarter of firefighters could quit over welfare dispute - union
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

A quarter of firefighters could quit over welfare dispute - union

Oct 15th 2011, 5:44 PM 2,533 Views 22 Comments

Over a quarter of Ireland’s firefighters could be forced to quit if welfare officers deicide to withdraw their allowances, a union says.

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association

Aug 9th 2011, 6:58 PM 979 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Fire & Emergency Service Associations calls for a nationalised fire service, saying the current system puts lives at risk.