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New Belfast to Dublin trains cannot be used because of unsafe doors
# Safety
# Safety

New Belfast to Dublin trains cannot be used because of unsafe doors

Jan 12th 2016, 7:46 PM 22,956 Views 18 Comments

Ireland’s railway regulator issued a prohibition notice the train’s doors opened in the middle of two journeys.

This is how you can strengthen your accounts' passwords
# 12 Days Of Tech
# 12 Days Of Tech

This is how you can strengthen your accounts' passwords

Dec 30th 2015, 7:00 PM 10,005 Views 13 Comments

Your accounts can never be too safe.

Now Tesco has been slapped on the wrist over potentially unsafe hoverboards
# Safety
# Safety

Now Tesco has been slapped on the wrist over potentially unsafe hoverboards

Dec 18th 2015, 5:39 PM 12,544 Views 24 Comments

Safety concerns have been raised over the popular two-wheeled scooters after a number of reports of units catching fire.

Brown Thomas told to stop selling potentially unsafe hoverboards
# Standards
# Standards

Brown Thomas told to stop selling potentially unsafe hoverboards

Dec 17th 2015, 8:10 PM 19,809 Views 28 Comments

After an investigation, three Irish retailers have been directed to stop selling these non-compliant products.

'Drink responsibly and avoid confrontation': Gardaí want fewer assaults this Christmas
# Tis The Season
# Tis The Season

'Drink responsibly and avoid confrontation': Gardaí want fewer assaults this Christmas

Dec 9th 2015, 6:01 AM 9,743 Views 20 Comments

“Thieves take advantage of us at this time of year as they know we may be distracted.”

1,400 hoverboards seized at Dublin Port
# No Go McFly
# No Go McFly

1,400 hoverboards seized at Dublin Port

Nov 26th 2015, 6:44 PM 35,577 Views 36 Comments

Yes, you read that correctly.

A riot is ongoing at an Australian migrant detention centre
# Christmas Island
# Christmas Island

A riot is ongoing at an Australian migrant detention centre

Nov 9th 2015, 9:34 AM 16,976 Views 48 Comments

The incident started yesterday afternoon.

Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'
# Saved
# Saved

Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'

Nov 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 19,568 Views 4 Comments

Colm Plunkett does not think he would be alive today if he had not been wearing a lifejacket.

Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween?

Nov 1st 2015, 12:27 PM 24,572 Views 56 Comments

Or is it relatively quiet?

Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far
# Safer Roads
# Safer Roads

Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far

Oct 2nd 2015, 12:48 PM 19,520 Views 68 Comments

One red light camera has caught over 150 cars breaking a red light since June.

'It doesn't look cool' is one of the top five excuses coast guards hear from people not wearing lifejackets
# Life Jackets
# Life Jackets

'It doesn't look cool' is one of the top five excuses coast guards hear from people not wearing lifejackets

Aug 15th 2015, 7:00 AM 10,572 Views 20 Comments

Heard them all now.

Poll: Should CCTV be mandatory in all taxis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should CCTV be mandatory in all taxis?

Aug 12th 2015, 7:00 PM 19,785 Views 61 Comments

Are taxis safe enough – or can more be done?

Lifeguard awarded €27,500 after being sacked for walking out of aqua aerobics class
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Lifeguard awarded €27,500 after being sacked for walking out of aqua aerobics class

Aug 4th 2015, 6:05 AM 46,692 Views 24 Comments

Confusion about lifeguard to swimmer ratio led to the dismissal.

Poll: Would you feel safe walking in Dublin at night?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you feel safe walking in Dublin at night?

Jul 24th 2015, 9:43 AM 41,113 Views 162 Comments

There have been calls to make the capital’s streets safer.

Ikea issues warning about chests that tipped over and killed toddlers
# Recall
# Recall

Ikea issues warning about chests that tipped over and killed toddlers

Jul 23rd 2015, 11:51 AM 24,091 Views 33 Comments

The company has received reports of 14 chests in the US tipping over.

Lorraine Higgins receives threat to fill her 'rat's mouth with lead'
# Death Threat
# Death Threat

Lorraine Higgins receives threat to fill her 'rat's mouth with lead'

Jul 21st 2015, 9:22 AM 27,824 Views 173 Comments

This is the third death threat the senator has received in the last year.

This logo could protect you from buying dangerous fake meds online
# Buyer Beware
# Buyer Beware

This logo could protect you from buying dangerous fake meds online

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:10 AM 8,586 Views 21 Comments

A new EU logo will be shown on all legally-operating pharmacies and retailers.

The quality of life all over the world in one neat map
# The Good Life
# The Good Life

The quality of life all over the world in one neat map

Jun 21st 2015, 6:00 PM 32,104 Views 76 Comments

We didn’t make it into the top ten but we managed to keep out of the bottom ten list.

Do best before dates actually matter?
# Out Of Date
# Out Of Date

Do best before dates actually matter?

Jun 14th 2015, 5:00 PM 24,120 Views 40 Comments

No. They do not. Use by dates? They’re REALLY important.

A man who ran over his girlfriend's father is campaigning for more high-vis jackets
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

A man who ran over his girlfriend's father is campaigning for more high-vis jackets

Jun 11th 2015, 5:19 PM 24,722 Views 26 Comments

Michael Jackson appeared alongside his girlfriend Maggie on Tv3′s Ireland AM to tell their harrowing story.

Group says cell sharing in Irish prisons puts inmates lives at risk
# Protection
# Protection

Group says cell sharing in Irish prisons puts inmates lives at risk

May 18th 2015, 6:14 PM 17,530 Views 52 Comments

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice said Gary Douche would not have been killed in 2006 if a formal cell sharing risk assessment system was in place.

You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over

May 14th 2015, 3:42 PM 6,037 Views 19 Comments

And less likely during the recession.

Faulty airbags mean Toyota and Nissan must recall thousands of Irish cars
# Total Recall
# Total Recall

Faulty airbags mean Toyota and Nissan must recall thousands of Irish cars

May 13th 2015, 9:07 AM 18,940 Views 34 Comments

It’s part of a local recall of over 6.5 million vehicles.

This moment of brilliance from Jack Grealish created the winner for Villa
# He's A Bit Special
From The42
# He's A Bit Special

This moment of brilliance from Jack Grealish created the winner for Villa

May 9th 2015, 5:58 PM 11,820 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland U21 international was superb as Tim Sherwood’s men picked up a 1-0 win over West Ham.

May Bank Holiday Weekend 2014: 5 killed and 6 seriously injured on roads
# Crashes
# Crashes

May Bank Holiday Weekend 2014: 5 killed and 6 seriously injured on roads

Apr 29th 2015, 3:17 PM 7,503 Views 32 Comments

Last year five people died during the May bank holiday weekend.

Cars, not people, are going to be calling 999 from road crashes
# Help Is On The Way
# Help Is On The Way

Cars, not people, are going to be calling 999 from road crashes

Apr 28th 2015, 6:08 PM 9,847 Views 27 Comments

The EU has voted for new automatic call systems.

Michael Healy Rae wants to rethink how we do fires in this country
# Gorse Fires
# Gorse Fires

Michael Healy Rae wants to rethink how we do fires in this country

Apr 18th 2015, 6:56 AM 15,718 Views 33 Comments

The Kerry TD has called for a task force of interested parties to come together to deal with upland areas.

'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits'
# Robot Planes
# Robot Planes

'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits'

Apr 17th 2015, 6:00 AM 18,045 Views 42 Comments

A US government report warns against robotic control of planes.

Teacher spat at, punched and had fire extinguisher thrown at her in classroom
# INTO
# INTO

Teacher spat at, punched and had fire extinguisher thrown at her in classroom

Apr 9th 2015, 11:11 AM 21,703 Views 105 Comments

Whyte said it’s not fair that teachers have to use up their sick leave when they need time off after being attacked.

Young child dies in fire on board tourist-packed Thailand ferry
# Rescue
# Rescue

Young child dies in fire on board tourist-packed Thailand ferry

Apr 9th 2015, 8:17 AM 12,954 Views 11 Comments

No Irish citizens were thought to be on board.

Want to view the solar eclipse without damaging your eyes? Read this
# Turn Around Bright Eyes
# Turn Around Bright Eyes

Want to view the solar eclipse without damaging your eyes? Read this

Mar 20th 2015, 6:02 AM 34,865 Views 30 Comments

Bonnie Tyler has some solid advice for you.

Ringing someone in public? Get your back against the wall, say gardaí
# Streetwise
# Streetwise

Ringing someone in public? Get your back against the wall, say gardaí

Mar 13th 2015, 6:01 AM 24,417 Views 31 Comments

Stay safe out there.

Two prison officers injured at Midlands Prison
# Safety
# Safety

Two prison officers injured at Midlands Prison

Mar 8th 2015, 7:55 PM 34,206 Views 49 Comments

One officer needs 14 stitches.

"If the cuts are brought in...there's no way one man could pull out two firefighters"
# Protest
# Protest

"If the cuts are brought in...there's no way one man could pull out two firefighters"

Feb 24th 2015, 11:54 PM 10,525 Views 41 Comments

Trade unions said the firefighters may strike if the proposed reductions go ahead.

Driving instructors will soon be allowed sit in on your test
# Learners
# Learners

Driving instructors will soon be allowed sit in on your test

Feb 24th 2015, 8:04 PM 25,173 Views 60 Comments

The initial pilot will take place in Waterford and Thurles over a 6 week period.

VIDEO: This is how dangerous your roof box can be
# Explosive
# Explosive

VIDEO: This is how dangerous your roof box can be

Feb 12th 2015, 7:00 AM 20,628 Views 19 Comments

If poorly packed, these boxes can explode on impact and spew their contents with the force of several tonnes.

Pharmacies facing raids from attackers armed with knives, syringes and guns
# Under Siege
# Under Siege

Pharmacies facing raids from attackers armed with knives, syringes and guns

Feb 6th 2015, 9:55 AM 9,034 Views 22 Comments

A crime survey has found that cosmetics and fake tan are the most likely items to be shoplifted from pharmacies.

London just approved a new plan for 'cycle superhighways' - here's what they look like
# Cyclist's Utopia
# Cyclist's Utopia

London just approved a new plan for 'cycle superhighways' - here's what they look like

Feb 5th 2015, 9:49 PM 29,212 Views 55 Comments

“Quietways” will also be installed, which are less segregated bike lanes on streets with less traffic.

Which lifeboat station in Ireland rescues the most people?
# Saving Lives
# Saving Lives

Which lifeboat station in Ireland rescues the most people?

Jan 28th 2015, 2:40 PM 14,493 Views 17 Comments

The RNLI released its 2014 lifeboat launch and rescue statistics today.

No injuries after five car pile up on M50 last night
# Delays
# Delays

No injuries after five car pile up on M50 last night

Jan 27th 2015, 8:40 AM 26,892 Views 49 Comments

AA Roadwatch reported delays this morning.