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Dublin: 10 °C Thursday 26 May, 2016


# ambulance - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Waterford paramedic stopped to help young man who died during London marathon

“It could happen to anybody anywhere. I just happened to be there and I’m glad I stopped.”

# ambulance - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Man taken to hospital after getting into trouble on dive in Howth

The man is understood to be in stable condition.

# ambulance - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Three babies delivered by ambulance crews last night

Mothers and babies are all doing well.

# ambulance - Sunday 27 March, 2016

A Garda bike and an ambulance have crashed into each other in Dublin

The incident happened close to the Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, this afternoon during the 1916 celebrations.

# ambulance - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Teenager left waiting more than an hour for ambulance despite being next to dispatch centre

‘We could do absolutely nothing for him’.

# ambulance - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Ambulances are going to start using Eircodes, but it will cost them

The National Ambulance Service had to update their systems to use them.

# ambulance - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Ambulance crew help deliver baby boy in Wicklow

An early-morning callout led to a new arrival.

# ambulance - Monday 4 January, 2016

Dublin firefighters deliver baby boy in Swords home

Both mother and baby are reported to be doing well.

# ambulance - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Schoolboy left waiting 53 minutes as ambulance sent to school that doesn’t exist in wrong county

The boy’s mother says she wants to see the system change.

# ambulance - Thursday 5 November, 2015

‘He died in my kitchen’: Man bled to death waiting for ambulance

It took almost 40 minutes for the ambulance to reach the 25 year old.

# ambulance - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Ambulance comes under attack during a chaotic night for emergency services

DFB’s control centre processed a total of 700 calls.

# ambulance - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

# ambulance - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Two wheels fell off an ambulance that had a patient on board

The patient was not affected.

# ambulance - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

29 hospitalised after taking hallucinogenic drug at homeopathy conference

Some patients were suffering from breathing problems and delusions.

# ambulance - Monday 10 August, 2015

Ambulance carrying a child involved in crash in Louth

An investigation into the incident has been launched.

# ambulance - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Woman rescued from rocks on Co Clare coast

She was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick.

# ambulance - Monday 3 August, 2015

This baby girl was delivered by Dublin firefighters this morning

Baby Eva’s parents will have a good story to tell her when she’s older.

# ambulance - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week

A TD wants to ensure that all childcare staff can deal with such incidents.

# ambulance - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Paramedic proposes to the woman he helped save after domestic violence attack

Melissa’s ex-boyfriend attacked her, and Cameron helped her in her recovery.

# ambulance - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Ambulance took almost an hour to reach Kerry man injured in ‘freak’ GAA accident

Another ambulance, manned by just one person, responded first – but was unable to bring the man for the medical attention he needed.

# ambulance - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Joni Mitchell hospitalised after being found unconscious at LA home

The singer is currently in intensive care but it said to be awake.

# ambulance - Friday 27 March, 2015

There’s been an explosion at a café in Cork

A man and a woman have been hospitalised.

# ambulance - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Dublin firefighters to vote on industrial action over ambulance dispatch move

The National Ambulance Service will be taking all Dublin calls from now on – but firefighters aren’t happy with the move.

# ambulance - Monday 2 March, 2015

Where you live could determine whether an ambulance gets to you on time

A regional breakdown of response times show success can fluctuate from 95% to just 45% depending on there the call is.

# ambulance - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Dublin Fire Brigade rescue crewman after fall at Howth

He fell from the deck when he was throwing out nets to dry them.

# ambulance - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals ‘offered no care at all’

But what does it mean for Ireland?

# ambulance - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Van driver killed as strong winds bring trees down on roads

A three-year-old child was also injured when a pallet blew off a truck in Belfast.

# ambulance - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is ‘always a difficult task’

Denis Naughten TD has reacted to a HSE report that finds Ireland is too rural for the service to meet its targets.

# ambulance - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Managers in the Ambulance Service say they lack the skills to do their work

HIQA has carried out a review of the National Ambulance Service.

# ambulance - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

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Poll: Do you have confidence in our ambulance services?

A report yesterday criticised response times and the fleet’s age.

# ambulance - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Ambulance report wants fewer patients brought to hospital and more on-scene treatment

A Hiqa report into the ambulance service has been published.

# ambulance - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Ambulance comes under attack while crew treats assault victim

Once it was safe to leave the vechicle, the crew discovered that someone had been stabbed close to the scene.

# ambulance - Monday 17 November, 2014

The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend

It transferred a patient from Dublin to London.

# ambulance - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dog hitches ride on side of ambulance after 85-year-old owner taken ill The Littlest Hobo

# ambulance - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The42 FAI back Roy Keane after ‘incident’ reported at Ireland team hotel Problems

FAI back Roy Keane after ‘incident’ reported at Ireland team hotel

The side are set to fly out to Glasgow today as their preparations for the big match continue.

# ambulance - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Mum and her six children hit by car while on the way to school in Antrim

Her eight-year-old son, Adam Gilmour, was killed in the incident.

# ambulance - 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.

# ambulance - Friday 31 October, 2014

Smoke from large fire in north Dublin close to airport flight path

Emergency services have attended dozens of incidents this evening.

# ambulance - 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.

# ambulance - Saturday 4 October, 2014

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