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# ambulance - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma

The trade union wants “a uniform response by local authorities to extreme weather events”.

# ambulance - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

# ambulance - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Sligo murder investigation, preparations for this week’s severe cold weather and continued air strikes in Syria…

13-year-old girl waited 50 minutes for ambulance after neurological attack

A local TD has said that the air ambulance should have responded to the 999 call.

# ambulance - Friday 23 February, 2018

Man 'extremely lucky' to be alive after falling on rocks in Cork

He was seriously injured when found by a member of the public.

# ambulance - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'I've had enough': A Galway GP has invoiced the ambulance service to highlight delays

Dr Peter Sloane says that he wants to draw attention to the lack of resources to the ambulance service in Carraroe.

# ambulance - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives'

Dublin Fire Brigade responded to a call made by its ambulance after 11pm last night.

# ambulance - Sunday 28 January, 2018

CCTV released of man wanted for questioning over car crash that killed three teenagers

An Audi A5 collided with three boys who are believed to have been on the pavement at Shepiston Lane in London on Friday night.

# ambulance - Friday 12 January, 2018

Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay

The family have asked for an explanation for the delay, but say that ambulance delays are a common problem in the area.

# ambulance - Friday 22 December, 2017

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'

Emergency services are joining forces for a new road safety campaign.

# ambulance - Friday 24 November, 2017

Police believe 'altercation erupted between two men' before incident in London Oxford Circus This post contains videos

Police believe 'altercation erupted between two men' before incident in London

Nine people were taken to hospital after the incident in the Oxford Street area.

# ambulance - Monday 13 November, 2017

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

# ambulance - Monday 11 September, 2017

Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital

The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.

# ambulance - Thursday 24 August, 2017

92 on-duty ambulances involved in road 'incidents' so far this year

Since 2010, 892 incidents have happened on Irish roads involving National Ambulance Service vehicles.

# ambulance - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Man and woman seriously injured in Donegal crash

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# ambulance - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Cork hoping to get its own BUMBLEance to bring critically ill children to hospital

It’s hoped the vehicle will make 500 trips per year.

# ambulance - Friday 7 July, 2017

Woman's body found in Raphoe apartment

The scene has been preserved and the body remains at scene.

# ambulance - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Boy from Mayo is first-ever patient to be transported in BUMBLEair helicopter

A commercial helicopter pilot donated his time and the use of the helicopter at his own expense.

# ambulance - Friday 23 June, 2017

Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork

A 40-year-old man from Waterford died while being transported in an ambulance to a hospital in Cork.

# ambulance - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

# ambulance - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

# ambulance - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Teen arrested after trying to hijack ambulance

It’s understood he drove a few metres before being restrained by the crew.

# ambulance - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Elderly Connemara man had to wait 57 minutes on roadside for an ambulance

“Why doesn’t the HSE pull the finger out and give us the means to contribute fully,” Galway GP Peter Sloane said.

# ambulance - Friday 28 April, 2017

Ambulance driver sentenced to 2.5 years for sexual assault of nine-year-old girl

52-year-old John Devereux had been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.

# ambulance - Monday 10 April, 2017

Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking

Dublin Fire Brigade is asking for more thoughtful parking: “Leave space for emergency vehicles… thanks.”

# ambulance - Friday 24 March, 2017

Deficiencies in ambulance service putting patients in Dublin at risk, says Hiqa

Hiqa said that a detailed plan for ambulance services across Dublin didn’t exist.

# ambulance - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Woman in England dies after being struck by storm debris

The woman sustained serious head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

# ambulance - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Paramedics 'disturbed' over delays bringing patients to Emergency Departments

Siptu members said today that delays of between one and three hours have been observed across the country.

# ambulance - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade has already attended 200 ambulance calls since the New Year

According to initial figures, Dublin Fire Brigade have responded to over 116,000 ambulance calls.

# ambulance - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Ambulance took 40 minutes to reach cardiac arrest patient in Kells

The ambulance service said a number of its resources were engaged on other emergency calls at the time.

# ambulance - Saturday 22 October, 2016

London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident

Police say they are investigating whether the incident was a result of an accidental discharge of a spray canister.

# ambulance - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Newborn baby revived by Dublin Fire Brigade after "unexpected" home birth

The dramatic situation unfolded near Tallaght at the weekend.

Ambulance called as man in 'distress' after being sentenced for transporting €400k of heroin

The man’s one-year-old daughter was in the car at the time of the offence.

# ambulance - Friday 23 September, 2016

"The crew are absolutely devastated": Tributes to paramedics injured in Naas ambulance fire

The two men risked their lives to save the life of a man trapped in their burning ambulance.

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

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

# ambulance - Thursday 22 September, 2016

'An extraordinarily traumatic event': Ambulance fire at Naas General may have been 'oxygen related'

One of the paramedics injured in the incident remains in hospital but he is expected to make a full recovery.

Death of patient at Naas General Hospital was direct consequence of ambulance fire

Two paramedics were also injured in the blaze, one seriously.

# ambulance - Friday 16 September, 2016

From The42 'I only found out I scored when I was in the ambulance!' - AZ star on horror collision Injury

'I only found out I scored when I was in the ambulance!' - AZ star on horror collision

There was serious concern for the former PSV midfielder after he collided with Dundalk’s goalkeeper.

# ambulance - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike Aleppo This post contains videos

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike

The boy was later discharged from hospital but five children are reported to have been killed overnight.

# ambulance - Friday 5 August, 2016

Ambulance strike called off as HSE agrees to recruit 461 new paramedics

Successful talks between Siptu and the HSE has averted strike action planned for next Wednesday.

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