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# saving-lives - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Rural pub gets award for giving punters a lift home to avoid drink-driving

The Portlaoise Treacy’s Bar and Restaurant has an eight-seater mini-van.

# saving-lives - Saturday 2 December, 2017

A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare

“There are women alive today that would otherwise have died as a result of domestic violence.”

# saving-lives - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'Not fit for purpose': How an 'arbitrary' system decides what drugs get funded in Ireland

Within the finite resources of the health system, expensive drugs are routinely turned down.

# saving-lives - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Life-saving drugs can now be given by trained members of the public

The death of Emma Sloan from an allergic reaction gave a huge impetus to the campaign.

# saving-lives - Friday 24 July, 2015

Irish sailors have saved 358 migrants drifting in a wooden barge

The LÉ Niamh is patrolling the Mediterranean.

# saving-lives - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Minister: Speed vans aren't about making money, honest

Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.

# saving-lives - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Which lifeboat station in Ireland rescues the most people?

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

# saving-lives - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

The Coast Guard saved 260 lives this year

It was a very busy year for the Coast Guard. Here are all the details.

# saving-lives - Monday 22 September, 2014

Arklow RNLI rescue 3 people from sinking powerboat

The rescue was described as a ‘close call’ by RNLI volunteers.

# saving-lives - Sunday 21 September, 2014

'He was talking about never seeing his unborn child when we rescued him': Volunteering with the RNLI

Brendan Copeland has been with the RNLI for 24 years, he spoke to about his experiences.

# saving-lives - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Ireland's newest lifeboat station opens at Union Hall where the Tit Bonhomme tragedy happened

A team of 16 volunteers, including an electrician, an engineer and a fisherman, will operate the new lifeboat.