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#Asbestos

# asbestos - Monday 3 April, 2017

Toxic asbestos and large quantities of rubble discovered in popular Donegal beauty spot

The hazardous material was found dumped in the Glenveagh National Park in Donegal.

# asbestos - Friday 3 March, 2017

Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast

It has been warned that people’s health could be at risk.

# asbestos - Monday 12 December, 2016

People warned to stay indoors after fire at Arklow warehouse releases asbestos

Residents reported asbestos landing on cars in the area for hours after the fire.

# asbestos - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Firefighters have been battling this blaze at a Carlow factory all through the night

Locals have been told to keep their windows and doors shut because of toxic particles in the air.

# asbestos - Saturday 20 September, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your Saturday…

Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships

The LÉ Ciara and LÉ Orla are currently out of action as a specialist contractor removes the potentially lethal substance from the vessels.

# asbestos - Friday 22 August, 2014

Asbestos found at University Hospital Galway

However, the HSE says there is no danger to the public.

# asbestos - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Asbestos dumped on halting site was not removed for over four months

The National Traveller Partnership has said that Local Authorities have a “poor track record” in helping Travellers and should not be in charge of their finances.

# asbestos - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Medical exams underway on staff of navy ships where asbestos detected

Earlier this year asbestos was detected on LE Orla and LE Ciara naval ships.

# asbestos - Friday 16 May, 2014

Asbestos found on LÉ Aoife this week should have been removed a decade ago

The ship was taken out of action for a period this week while items were inspected for asbestos.

# asbestos - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Eurovision, RTÉ Guide and Dr Dre: The week in numbers

Plus: Who was on the top-selling edition of the RTE Guide this year?

# asbestos - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas Exclusive

However, the Defence Forces were unaware for almost ten years.

# asbestos - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Legal advice sought after dozens potentially exposed to asbestos on Irish naval ship

A number of civilians are thought to have been involved in the incident as well.

# asbestos - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare

Clare County Council has started an investigation to find out who has been depositing asbestos at nine places around the county.

# asbestos - Monday 8 April, 2013

MEPs call for removal of asbestos from all public buildings Asbestos This post contains videos

MEPs call for removal of asbestos from all public buildings

If passed in parliament, a new report would also see member states required to provide increased protection and training for workers.

# asbestos - Friday 22 March, 2013

Investigation continues into whether Sligo fire site contained asbestos

Residents were urged to close their windows following last night’s fire at a commercial unit on Ballast Quay.

# asbestos - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Abbey Theatre to close after asbestos discovery

The asbestos, which can cause serious health problems if inhaled, was found during a building inspection in January. The theatre will close for nine weeks.