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#Fire Services

# fire-services - Friday 12 April, 2019

Ambulance services facing 'significant' delays of more than an hour in Dublin

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

# fire-services - Monday 7 January, 2019

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

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

# fire-services - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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

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

# fire-services - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

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

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

# fire-services - Thursday 27 April, 2017

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

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

# fire-services - Thursday 21 April, 2016

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

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

# fire-services - Friday 11 September, 2015

Guests evacuated as fire breaks out in Limerick hotel

Several fire engines are currently at the scene.

# fire-services - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Fire engine damaged after youths throw rocks and bottles

The attack has been described as “unacceptable”.

# fire-services - Monday 5 January, 2015

Air France flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

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

# fire-services - Saturday 1 November, 2014

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

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

# fire-services - Friday 31 October, 2014

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

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

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

# fire-services - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

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

The Justice Minister has said that current legislation is sufficient.

# fire-services - Monday 15 September, 2014

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home Warning This post contains a poll

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home

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

# fire-services - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone

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

# fire-services - Thursday 13 March, 2014

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

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

# fire-services - Monday 3 March, 2014

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth

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

# fire-services - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight

Gardaí said the house was extensively damaged in the blaze.

# fire-services - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

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

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-services - Thursday 17 October, 2013

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

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

# fire-services - Monday 13 May, 2013

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

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.

# fire-services - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

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

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-services - Friday 22 February, 2013

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

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

# fire-services - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

PICTURES: Fire services attend blaze in Ranelagh restaurant Blaze This post contains images

PICTURES: Fire services attend blaze in Ranelagh restaurant

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

# fire-services - Saturday 29 December, 2012

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

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.

# fire-services - Monday 12 November, 2012

North Circular Road closed in both directions due to house fire

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

# fire-services - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour

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

# fire-services - Thursday 27 September, 2012

From The42 Extensive fire damage to Aidan O'Brien's house in Ballydoyle Coolmore

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

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

# fire-services - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Mirror + direct sunlight = house fires, warns fire service

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

# fire-services - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Large fire at factory in Naas Blaze This post contains images

Large fire at factory in Naas

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

# fire-services - Saturday 15 October, 2011

A quarter of firefighters could quit over welfare dispute - union

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

# fire-services - Monday 15 August, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# fire-services - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association

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