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This year
Prison inmate died after not receiving CPR for 7 minutes due to delays in opening cell
The prison authorities were also unable to contact a doctor to formally pronounce the prisoner dead after the incident in 2020.
Garda tells murder trial of attempts to perform CPR on Garda Colm Horkan after shooting
Garda Helen Gillen recounted how she saw two men “grappling” before one stumbled backwards after being been shot.
All time
'This is what saved my life – I was dead for 12 minutes' - David Ginola on CPR
Newcastle’s game against Tottenham was delayed while a spectator received medical attention.
Debunked: No, someone having a heart attack can't perform CPR on themselves by coughing
Doctors say the claim is an urban legend.
'There was only enough battery for one shot, but luckily, that's all I needed' - Surviving cardiac arrest
Cathal Joyce, Kevin Knight and Ciara Doyle on the importance of CPR and acting decisively in emergency situations.
Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?
Some 70% of cardiac arrests happen in the home.
'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety
The Thumper is attached to a stretcher, meaning chest compressions can begin as soon as the patient is strapped in.
'We were so lucky that day': Nurse who saved Dublin Bus driver helps launch nationwide CPR training
The Irish Heart Foundation aims to train as many as 100,000 people within two years.
'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man
Ger ‘Redser’ O’Grady was speaking after he may have saved a man’s life by performing CPR on him in Thurles last Friday.
Stop breathing in a public place? If you're a man you're far more likely to receive CPR
Men were 1.23 times more likely than women to receive CPR in a public place, according to new research.
Kilkenny mother starts petition for all teachers in Ireland to have CPR and first aid training
Maria Condon said defibrillators in all schools “is a great idea but is going to be pointless unless all staff are trained”.
Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video
About 5,000 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest annually.
'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'
Michael Lyster wants people to know the symptoms of heart failure, which affects about 90,000 people in Ireland.
In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court
The case centred on whether or not a baby who had a rare genetic condition should receive CPR or ventilation if their condition deteriorated.
If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival
Every day, 13 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest.
Gig-goer rescues man from Liffey after concert in the 3Arena
Paul Downes rescued the man on Wednesday night.
Firefighters had a busy day dealing with car fires in Dublin
Meanwhile, DFB has encouraged people to learn CPR.
Schoolgirl saved binman's life after he had heart attack outside her house
The 16-year-old had recently learned CPR at school.
Kerry teenager who was technically dead for 25 minutes feels he got a second chance
The 17-year-old collapsed when he was coaching during a football match last year.
Irish man saves a woman's life on a London street
John Reidy reacted when he saw a woman going into a cardiac arrest.
'Only for you, I'd be visiting a graveside and not a bedside'
The woman who saved a man by starting CPR when he went into cardiac arrest has met with him and his wife.
Emergency crew revives injured koala 'Sir Chompsalot' using mouth-to-mouth
The poor little critter was hit by a car.
'A guy collapsed in the gym beside me and I didn't know what to do'
About 14 people collapse and die suddenly in Ireland every day. Groups of trained volunteers across the country are trying to reduce this figure.
Grateful family search for Dublin Airport 'Good Samaritan'
When 85-year-old Jack Healy collapsed outside Terminal 2, an American nurse stepped in to administer CPR. Can you help trace her?
Watch: How to perform CPR... with Vinnie Jones and the Bee Gees
The beat of the disco legends and the skills of the hardman former footballer come together…