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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 9 October, 2015


# 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

Poll: Do you have confidence in our ambulance services? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

# ambulance - Thursday 25 September, 2014

€800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children Ploughing Championships This post contains videos

€800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children

The money could have funded two ‘angel trips’.

# ambulance - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Fundraising begins for second BUMBLEance vehicle for critically-ill kids

A quiz will take place later this month to raise money – and a Mega Push will take place too.

# ambulance - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide

The Limerick members of the Fire and Rescue Service, gardaí and ambulance staff will all take part in the training.

# ambulance - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Elderly woman dies after being struck by garda car

The incident occurred on the Fonthill Road this morning.

# ambulance - Sunday 24 August, 2014

48 ambulances have over 400,000km on the clock

Garda vehicles retire at 300,000 kilometres.

# ambulance - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a wheel fell off an ambulance while driving DFB

Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a wheel fell off an ambulance while driving

The ambulance was returning to its station, and no patients were on board.

# ambulance - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Ambulance breaks down with life support patient on board

The National Ambulance Service said another vehicle was at the scene within around ten minutes but a paramedic in the region said the fleet is old and putting people at risk.

# ambulance - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Crew and patient forced to flee after ambulance catches fire

The patient was being brought from Cavan General Hospital to Beaumont Hospital when the incident occurred between junctions 8 and 9 of the M3 near Navan at 1.20am.

# ambulance - Monday 16 June, 2014

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers “terrible injuries” in Qatar bedroom fire

It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.

# ambulance - Friday 13 June, 2014

HSE buys three Harley-Davidson motorcycles for €66k

The motorbikes only do 5,200 kilometres per year and are used for rapid responses to accidents.

# ambulance - Friday 16 May, 2014

Man injured as stolen ambulance collides with a bus

Gardaí were in pursuit of the ambulance at the time and GSOC is investigating.

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