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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# 999 calls

Last year
# cancelled calls
Review into 999 calls finds report of 'serious sexual crime' cancelled while call was in progress
A previous internal Garda review found that there were more than 200,000 cancelled 911 calls between 2019 and 2020.
All time
# policing authority
Report into cancelled 999 calls says supervision of gardaí 'not followed or not effective'
The report says the controversy suggests that supervision and performance management of gardaí is “weak”.
# 999 calls
Emergency operators 'resorted to paper and pen' as result of Dublin Fire Brigade call outage
An outage meant calls had to be diverted to a regional centre that did not have access to the Dublin automated system
# Investigation
Policing Authority says gardaí are continuing to cancel 999 calls
Earlier this year, it emerged that more than 200,000 calls were cancelled over a two-year period.
# Investigation
Internal garda investigation launched after 53 more 999 calls cancelled
It comes after it emerged 200,000 calls were cancelled over 12 months.
# 999 calls
Garda Commissioner apologises to domestic abuse victims affected by cancelled 999 calls
Some 312 victims had their calls cancelled before there was an appropriate policing response, the garda probe has found so far.
# 999 calls
Six DFB units dealing with blaze at industrial estate in Tallaght
Crews from Tallaght, Dolphin’s Barn and DFB headquarters responded.
# Clonmel
Tipperary raid victim: My eldest daughter was standing over me, crying ‘Daddy is dead’
The full extend of the Corcoran family’s ordeal was laid out in court today.
# 99 not 999
Woman calls 999 to moan that her ice cream didn't have enough sprinkles
What a head-melt. GET IT?
# 999
Hurricane Katrina disaster recovery expert to talk to Irish fire officers
The AGM for Ireland’s Chief Fire Officers will discuss the latest technology, staffing, and responding to 999 calls.