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How close is Shane Ross to regulating mixed martial arts in Ireland?
# Safety
# Safety

How close is Shane Ross to regulating mixed martial arts in Ireland?

Jan 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 10,803 Views 37 Comments

Meetings over the next few weeks will determine whether the sport needs its own governing body – something that could significantly delay the process.

Liverpool players asked to stop signing autographs over safety fears
# Safety
From The42
# Safety

Liverpool players asked to stop signing autographs over safety fears

Jan 6th 2017, 9:02 PM 15,551 Views 20 Comments

Players will not be fined for signing autographs outside Melwood but the team have asked that they no longer stop for fans.

The Berlin attack has forced changes to the Changing of the Guard
# Changing Of The Guard
# Changing Of The Guard

The Berlin attack has forced changes to the Changing of the Guard

Jan 6th 2017, 6:15 AM 12,867 Views 6 Comments

Police safety measures have been adopted full-time.

Almost half of all workplace deaths last year were on farms
# Safety
# Safety

Almost half of all workplace deaths last year were on farms

Jan 5th 2017, 12:20 PM 7,694 Views 15 Comments

Accidents involving vehicles accounted for nearly half of all fatalities in 2016.

Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers
# Safety
# Safety

Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers

Dec 27th 2016, 4:37 PM 9,663 Views 10 Comments

The airline said it will also try to have at least one male flight attendant on duty for each flight.

Irish Rail says it's committed to safety improvements after criticism by regulator
# Concerns
# Concerns

Irish Rail says it's committed to safety improvements after criticism by regulator

Dec 21st 2016, 8:45 PM 8,912 Views 26 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross said there is “no immediate risk to safety”.

From not watering trees to overloading sockets - Ireland's top fire hazards at Christmas
# Highly Flammable
# Highly Flammable

From not watering trees to overloading sockets - Ireland's top fire hazards at Christmas

Dec 17th 2016, 9:00 PM 16,776 Views 10 Comments

Three people over the age of 60 died as a result of house fires over the Christmas period in Northern Ireland last year.

Planning a festive hill walk? Here's how to stay safe when you head out
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

Planning a festive hill walk? Here's how to stay safe when you head out

Dec 17th 2016, 7:30 AM 6,205 Views 9 Comments

Christmas holidays can be a busy time of the year for mountain rescue crews who are called upon to help people in difficulty.

'Scary and so out of the ordinary': Students at NUI Maynooth 'more afraid' after random attack
# Crime
# Crime

'Scary and so out of the ordinary': Students at NUI Maynooth 'more afraid' after random attack

Nov 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 25,180 Views 19 Comments

Many have expressed fears for safety following Sunday’s violent attack on 18-year-old Kym Owens.

Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone
# Close Call
# Close Call

Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone

Nov 15th 2016, 10:28 AM 14,354 Views 27 Comments

Two flight attendants on the passenger plane sustained minor injuries.

Eight road deaths in four days: Are garda numbers and the housing crisis making things worse?
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Eight road deaths in four days: Are garda numbers and the housing crisis making things worse?

Oct 25th 2016, 4:02 PM 20,993 Views 53 Comments

The Road Safety Authority is worried about an increasing trend.

Are you a dog owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe this Halloween
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

Are you a dog owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe this Halloween

Oct 23rd 2016, 9:30 AM 16,310 Views 23 Comments

With lots of loud noises going off, many people will be keeping a closer eye on their dogs and other pets.

Councillors in Dublin have voted against including safe walking and cycle routes for schools in development plan
# Fingal Council
# Fingal Council

Councillors in Dublin have voted against including safe walking and cycle routes for schools in development plan

Oct 12th 2016, 10:10 AM 20,580 Views 63 Comments

Last night, however, councillors voted in favour of cycle routes for specific schools – against opposition by the council manager.

Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Turn it off
# Fire Concerns
# Fire Concerns

Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Turn it off

Oct 11th 2016, 7:12 AM 12,099 Views 12 Comments

The smartphone company has called a halt to worldwide sales of the smartphone due to safety concerns.

'Not the first fire in an ambulance': Calls for review of whole fleet after tragedy
# Naas General Hospital
# Naas General Hospital

'Not the first fire in an ambulance': Calls for review of whole fleet after tragedy

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:07 AM 19,286 Views 23 Comments

There have been a number of high profile incidents with ambulances in recent years and paramedics are worried for their safety.

These 11 food businesses were closed last month
# Served
# Served

These 11 food businesses were closed last month

Sep 7th 2016, 10:27 AM 49,532 Views 30 Comments

The closures were carried out in Dublin, Limerick, Clare, Westmeath, Waterford, Carlow and Cork.

'Shocking and dangerous': HSA funding for workplace safety initiatives cut by almost a half
# Do More With Less
# Do More With Less

'Shocking and dangerous': HSA funding for workplace safety initiatives cut by almost a half

Sep 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 9,151 Views 20 Comments

The number of inspections carried out by the HSA have taken a sharp decline in recent years.

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears
# UK
# UK

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears

Aug 20th 2016, 8:50 AM 17,837 Views 39 Comments

Women booked in for terminations at Marie Stopes will be transferred to other providers.

Chemicals thrown over two dogs in separate Cork attacks
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Chemicals thrown over two dogs in separate Cork attacks

Aug 15th 2016, 5:18 PM 21,541 Views 50 Comments

It’s not yet know what chemicals were used in these attacks – or if the same chemical was used in both.

7 simple ways to make your home a lot safer
# Sponsored By Esb
# Sponsored By Esb

7 simple ways to make your home a lot safer

Aug 15th 2016, 2:31 PM 28,367 Views 17 Comments

Cover all your home safety bases.

Nearly 34,000 products didn't make it onto the Irish market over safety concerns
# Hoverboards
# Hoverboards

Nearly 34,000 products didn't make it onto the Irish market over safety concerns

Aug 14th 2016, 12:19 PM 16,426 Views 18 Comments

The latest figures were released by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Six-year-old girl critically injured in Ferris wheel accident in US
# Tennessee
# Tennessee

Six-year-old girl critically injured in Ferris wheel accident in US

Aug 10th 2016, 4:30 PM 13,515 Views 2 Comments

The accident left the girl with a traumatic brain injury.

Dublin bike ends up under taxi in city centre collision
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Dublin bike ends up under taxi in city centre collision

Aug 7th 2016, 12:31 PM 39,187 Views 94 Comments

The cyclist was thrown clear from the collision but still received injuries to their leg.

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law 'kidnapped and held for €33 million'
# Snatched
# Snatched

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law 'kidnapped and held for €33 million'

Jul 26th 2016, 9:28 PM 56,074 Views 61 Comments

Local reports say that the woman was snatched from her home in Sao Paulo.

This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks
# Early Detection
# Early Detection

This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks

Jul 12th 2016, 5:10 PM 11,132 Views 9 Comments

Scientists at the University of Florida developed software that can stop ransomware before it does any serious damage.

HSE steps in after serious safety concerns for more than 40 people with autism
# HIQA
# HIQA

HSE steps in after serious safety concerns for more than 40 people with autism

Jul 11th 2016, 7:52 PM 20,109 Views 21 Comments

It follows Hiqa inspections at centres in Meath, Wexford and Kildare.

Major anti-drinking driving blitz launched as road deaths jump 15% in a year
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Major anti-drinking driving blitz launched as road deaths jump 15% in a year

Jul 11th 2016, 8:01 AM 19,533 Views 55 Comments

A total of 87 people have died on the roads so far this year, 10 more than in 2015.

Accessing WiFi in a public spot? You should be extra careful
# CONNECTION
# CONNECTION

Accessing WiFi in a public spot? You should be extra careful

Jul 9th 2016, 11:00 AM 27,294 Views 17 Comments

For obvious reasons, you shouldn’t treat it like your connection at home.

Ikea recalls stair gate after a number of children suffer falls
# Danger
# Danger

Ikea recalls stair gate after a number of children suffer falls

Jun 25th 2016, 9:41 AM 12,989 Views 16 Comments

The company said the locking mechanism is not reliable and poses a risk to small children.

Five points of advice for football fans planning on having a drink tomorrow
# Safety
# Safety

Five points of advice for football fans planning on having a drink tomorrow

Jun 17th 2016, 10:28 PM 26,933 Views 25 Comments

The Road Safety Authority is warning that “almost half of pedestrians killed on our roads have consumed alcohol”.

Woman pushing pram was hit by level crossing barrier last year
# Stop Look Listen
# Stop Look Listen

Woman pushing pram was hit by level crossing barrier last year

Jun 10th 2016, 3:01 PM 23,171 Views 25 Comments

It was one of nearly 90 incidents in which a vehicle, person or property was struck by a train or barrier.

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel

Jun 9th 2016, 12:15 PM 25,111 Views 99 Comments

With the new system drivers will be clocked at both ends of the tunnel.

Needles, stabbings and attacks... so why doesn't Dublin have its own transport police?
# More Protection Needed?
# More Protection Needed?

Needles, stabbings and attacks... so why doesn't Dublin have its own transport police?

Apr 9th 2016, 8:00 PM 33,434 Views 49 Comments

“It’s only a matter of time before someone gets killed or stabbed.”

Farmer threatened and intimidated into handing over €83,000 to 17 people, court hears
# Safety
# Safety

Farmer threatened and intimidated into handing over €83,000 to 17 people, court hears

Apr 7th 2016, 7:33 PM 29,412 Views 0 Comments

Three financial institutions have been ordered to provide account details of the persons accused of intimidating the farmer.

French Prime Minister insists fans will be safe at Euro 2016
# SAFE AS HOUSES
# SAFE AS HOUSES

French Prime Minister insists fans will be safe at Euro 2016

Mar 27th 2016, 6:58 PM 14,475 Views 42 Comments

Ireland begin their campaign on 13 June.

Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning
# Fatal
# Fatal

Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning

Mar 10th 2016, 5:49 PM 21,348 Views 3 Comments

He was working alone on his farm at the time of the incident.

Australia is now using drones to help stop shark attacks
# From A Land Drone Under
# From A Land Drone Under

Australia is now using drones to help stop shark attacks

Mar 1st 2016, 11:06 AM 10,886 Views 11 Comments

The trial will see them tested over a six-month period as a way of preventing shark attacks.

Shark detection buoys are being trialled off Australia's Bondi beach
# Get Outa The Water
# Get Outa The Water

Shark detection buoys are being trialled off Australia's Bondi beach

Feb 20th 2016, 8:15 AM 16,926 Views 15 Comments

The buoys use software that can detect the shape and movement of sharks using sonar and alert authorities.

Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming

Feb 19th 2016, 11:56 AM 62,739 Views 62 Comments

They had argued the move would destroy the industry.

Drug testing in nightclubs branded 'knee-jerk reaction' after Cork tragedy
# Radical Approach
# Radical Approach

Drug testing in nightclubs branded 'knee-jerk reaction' after Cork tragedy

Jan 26th 2016, 1:52 PM 16,769 Views 81 Comments

Michaél Martin doesn’t seem keen on the idea after it was brought up by Leo Varadkar.