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# safety - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough
# Safety
# Safety

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough

Mar 11th 2021, 9:46 AM 39,814 Views 0 Comments

Our reader shares two terrifying experiences walking home in Dublin and London and asks if we are doing enough to free women from this fear.

# safety - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Boeing 737 MAX cleared for Irish airspace after green light from EU authorities
# Boeing
# Boeing

Boeing 737 MAX cleared for Irish airspace after green light from EU authorities

Jan 27th 2021, 10:14 PM 18,908 Views 46 Comments

Irish authorities said they were satisfied that the aircraft is safe to return to European airspace.

# safety - Sunday 24 January, 2021

11 rescued after two weeks underground following China gold mine explosion
# Safety
# Safety

11 rescued after two weeks underground following China gold mine explosion

Jan 24th 2021, 1:12 PM 17,340 Views 10 Comments

The workers were hauled up one by one in baskets with their eyes shielded to protect them after days in darkness.

# safety - Monday 18 January, 2021

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported
# Hpra
# Hpra

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported

Jan 18th 2021, 7:16 PM 66,013 Views 0 Comments

Over 77,000 vaccines have been administered in Ireland so far.

# safety - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Two thirds of children contacted by a stranger while gaming online, according to new survey
# Cybersafe Ireland
# Cybersafe Ireland

Two thirds of children contacted by a stranger while gaming online, according to new survey

Sep 10th 2020, 9:19 AM 13,181 Views 32 Comments

The survey was conducted by charity Cybersafe Ireland.

# safety - Monday 16 March, 2020

'It's all about assessing risk': How to protect yourself and family at home from the coronavirus
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

'It's all about assessing risk': How to protect yourself and family at home from the coronavirus

Mar 16th 2020, 3:54 PM 66,370 Views 16 Comments

We look at the latest advice and speak to a virologist.

# safety - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Police board easyJet flight at Gatwick airport over 'safety-related issue'
# London
# London

Police board easyJet flight at Gatwick airport over 'safety-related issue'

Dec 7th 2019, 7:37 PM 30,337 Views 5 Comments

A spokesperson confirmed the issue involved a flight which arrived from Poland.

# safety - Monday 2 December, 2019

'Safety is paramount': Van Graan calls for clampdown on moving post-pads
# Tampering
From The42
# Tampering

'Safety is paramount': Van Graan calls for clampdown on moving post-pads

Dec 2nd 2019, 3:00 PM 38,521 Views 37 Comments

In the lead up to Tommy O’Donnell’s try, Edinburgh defenders moved the safety pads out of Munster’s reach.

# safety - Monday 21 October, 2019

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks
# Safety
# Safety

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks

Oct 21st 2019, 5:30 PM 7,950 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade’s chief fire officer has said it’s important that parents of young children know where they are and make sure they are supervised.

# safety - Friday 6 September, 2019

HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries
# Workplace Safety
# Workplace Safety

HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries

Sep 6th 2019, 12:48 PM 13,887 Views 17 Comments

More than 50 quarries across the country will be inspected next week.

# safety - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Fianna Fáil takes aim at funfairs ahead of summer holidays
# Safety
# Safety

Fianna Fáil takes aim at funfairs ahead of summer holidays

Jun 13th 2019, 6:10 AM 29,043 Views 36 Comments

The Health and Safety Funfair Amendment Bill looks to further regulate funfairs.

# safety - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers
# Safety
# Safety

Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers

Jun 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 19,405 Views 19 Comments

The Bar Council is calling for an increased garda presence at courts and for screening facilities to be installed at all courthouses.

# safety - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses
# Safety Campaign
# Safety Campaign

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Jun 4th 2019, 10:51 AM 62,881 Views 57 Comments

Two pedestrians died after being struck by trams in separate incidents earlier this year.

# safety - Monday 22 April, 2019

Hendrick strike helps Burnley all but secure Premier League status with draw at Chelsea
# Safety
From The42
# Safety

Hendrick strike helps Burnley all but secure Premier League status with draw at Chelsea

Apr 22nd 2019, 10:19 PM 9,486 Views 9 Comments

Maurizio Sarri’s side failed to capitalise on defeats suffered by their top four rivals this evening.

# safety - Friday 5 April, 2019

Boeing CEO stands by 'fundamental safety' of 737 MAX jets following Ethiopian Airlines report
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Boeing CEO stands by 'fundamental safety' of 737 MAX jets following Ethiopian Airlines report

Apr 5th 2019, 8:05 AM 10,210 Views 36 Comments

‘We remain confident in the fundamental safety of the 737 MAX,’ CEO Muilenburg said. .

# safety - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says

Mar 27th 2019, 7:45 AM 24,750 Views 91 Comments

It is part of a string of new measures proposed by the EU to help improve road safety.

# safety - Monday 4 March, 2019

Taoiseach on suspicious package: 'Come after us, don't come after our staff or families'
# Department Of Health
# Department Of Health

Taoiseach on suspicious package: 'Come after us, don't come after our staff or families'

Mar 4th 2019, 5:42 PM 33,185 Views 87 Comments

The white powder in the envelope addressed to the Health Minister was confirmed to be non-hazardous.

# safety - Friday 15 February, 2019

Patient dies after falling from fourth-floor window at Mater Hospital
# Dublin
# Dublin

Patient dies after falling from fourth-floor window at Mater Hospital

Feb 15th 2019, 8:42 AM 62,479 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

# safety - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Perspex glass and a dedicated garda team: What taxi drivers want after robberies by west Dublin gang
# Taxi
# Taxi

Perspex glass and a dedicated garda team: What taxi drivers want after robberies by west Dublin gang

Jan 16th 2019, 6:15 AM 25,003 Views 35 Comments

A number of taxi drivers have been recently targeted.

# safety - Monday 19 November, 2018

Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop

Nov 19th 2018, 7:53 AM 46,442 Views 34 Comments

The woman’s handbag was stolen during the incident.

# safety - Monday 29 October, 2018

OPINION: Don't let your dog greet trick-or-treaters and other tips to keep your pet stress-free
# Halloween
# Halloween

OPINION: Don't let your dog greet trick-or-treaters and other tips to keep your pet stress-free

Oct 29th 2018, 8:30 PM 11,688 Views 4 Comments

Una O’Toole of the Irish Blue Cross talks us through some ways you can safeguard your pets this Halloween.

# safety - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month

Jul 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 7,912 Views 17 Comments

Over the past eight years, the most dangerous months for farm deaths in Ireland have been May, June and July.

# safety - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Toyota recalls nearly 2,000 cars due to potential airbag fault
# Toyota-l Recall
# Toyota-l Recall

Toyota recalls nearly 2,000 cars due to potential airbag fault

Jun 13th 2018, 5:53 PM 25,949 Views 34 Comments

The recall affects Corolla and Auris models.

# safety - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests?
# On The Way
# On The Way

Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests?

May 20th 2018, 9:00 PM 17,649 Views 66 Comments

Even if you don’t drive them, driverless cars could be part of your driving test.

# safety - Monday 7 May, 2018

Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members
# A Safe Space
# A Safe Space

Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members

May 7th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,403 Views 5 Comments

There is also concern about children talking to strangers online when they play these games.

# safety - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock

May 5th 2018, 9:15 AM 14,663 Views 13 Comments

Irish waters rarely exceed 15C according to the RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard.

# safety - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Two influencers to return road safety campaign fees after wearing seatbelts incorrectly
# Under Arm
# Under Arm

Two influencers to return road safety campaign fees after wearing seatbelts incorrectly

Apr 28th 2018, 6:30 AM 45,979 Views 34 Comments

The RSA used 10 influencers in a campaign last year – but won’t be using any this year.

# safety - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row

Apr 14th 2018, 8:15 AM 6,728 Views 15 Comments

The European Commission released the statistics for 2017 this week.

# safety - Saturday 31 March, 2018

All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash
# Driver Safety
# Driver Safety

All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash

Mar 31st 2018, 6:01 AM 16,470 Views 36 Comments

eCall is a new life-saving technology which will be fitted to all new cars from today.

# safety - Monday 19 March, 2018

Unarmed gardaí posted outside the homes of gangland targets having safety reviewed
# Hutch-Kinahan
# Hutch-Kinahan

Unarmed gardaí posted outside the homes of gangland targets having safety reviewed

Mar 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 64,305 Views 46 Comments

There have been calls to introduce tasers for rank-and-file officers.

# safety - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Cork three-year-old waiting for wheelchair forced to spend time on the ground on all fours
# Killeagh
# Killeagh

Cork three-year-old waiting for wheelchair forced to spend time on the ground on all fours

Mar 18th 2018, 12:05 AM 30,363 Views 96 Comments

His parents say that his dignity and safety are compromised daily.

# safety - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast
# Big Freeze
# Big Freeze

Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:00 PM 19,111 Views 34 Comments

Salt supplies are stocked up at off-peak time to ensure Ireland is always ready to tackle icy roads.

'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous'
# Be Warned
# Be Warned

'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous'

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:57 AM 23,155 Views 14 Comments

Motorists are being urged to take to the road only in exceptional circumstances.

# safety - Thursday 1 March, 2018

'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert

Mar 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 283,211 Views 65 Comments

Lots of public transport will be stopping later this afternoon (if it hasn’t already).

# safety - Monday 22 January, 2018

Security ramped up at Regency Hotel trial as Defence Forces form part of armed escort
# Safety
# Safety

Security ramped up at Regency Hotel trial as Defence Forces form part of armed escort

Jan 22nd 2018, 9:18 PM 26,343 Views 0 Comments

Defence Forces and armed gardai in evidence at Courts of Criminal Justice today.

How to buy the safest second-hand car on a €15k budget - and 3 models to see first
# Buying Advice
# Buying Advice

How to buy the safest second-hand car on a €15k budget - and 3 models to see first

Jan 22nd 2018, 3:08 PM 8,369 Views 2 Comments

We pick the cars that aced those safety tests.

# safety - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Has Ireland become a better place to live in recent years? Unpicking the 'Wellbeing of the Nation'
# CSO
# CSO

Has Ireland become a better place to live in recent years? Unpicking the 'Wellbeing of the Nation'

Jan 11th 2018, 6:00 AM 11,150 Views 25 Comments

The CSO says that the release of its survey yesterday is just the beginning in attempts to chart the wellbeing of the Irish nation.

# safety - Monday 11 December, 2017

Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents
# Safety
# Safety

Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents

Dec 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,864 Views 16 Comments

Two children end up in US emergency departments every day due to accidents with window blinds.

# safety - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees
# Snow Patrol
# Snow Patrol

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees

Dec 10th 2017, 11:20 AM 100,566 Views 88 Comments

A number of weather warning have been issued by Met Éireann.

# safety - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Driver arrested after car found on Luas tracks
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Driver arrested after car found on Luas tracks

Dec 6th 2017, 10:50 PM 47,200 Views 27 Comments

Drivers are being warned to take care on the roads as freezing conditions are due to take hold tomorrow.

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