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# cpr - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety
# First Aid
# First Aid

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety

Jan 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 13,350 Views 12 Comments

The Thumper is attached to a stretcher, meaning chest compressions can begin as soon as the patient is strapped in.

# cpr - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'We were so lucky that day': Nurse who saved Dublin Bus driver helps launch nationwide CPR training
# Heart Attack
# Heart Attack

'We were so lucky that day': Nurse who saved Dublin Bus driver helps launch nationwide CPR training

Mar 19th 2019, 6:00 PM 17,890 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation aims to train as many as 100,000 people within two years.

# cpr - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man
# Cardiac Arrest
# Cardiac Arrest

'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man

May 8th 2018, 12:57 PM 17,340 Views 7 Comments

Ger ‘Redser’ O’Grady was speaking after he may have saved a man’s life by performing CPR on him in Thurles last Friday.

# cpr - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Stop breathing in a public place? If you're a man you're far more likely to receive CPR
# Gender Divide
# Gender Divide

Stop breathing in a public place? If you're a man you're far more likely to receive CPR

Nov 11th 2017, 4:00 PM 19,443 Views 77 Comments

Men were 1.23 times more likely than women to receive CPR in a public place, according to new research.

# cpr - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Kilkenny mother starts petition for all teachers in Ireland to have CPR and first aid training
# Isabelle's Law
# Isabelle's Law

Kilkenny mother starts petition for all teachers in Ireland to have CPR and first aid training

Nov 5th 2017, 7:00 AM 27,700 Views 50 Comments

Maria Condon said defibrillators in all schools “is a great idea but is going to be pointless unless all staff are trained”.

# cpr - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video
# Cardiac Arrest
# Cardiac Arrest

Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video

Sep 12th 2017, 5:34 PM 15,116 Views 19 Comments

About 5,000 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest annually.

'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'
# Heart Failure
# Heart Failure

'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'

Sep 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 32,685 Views 3 Comments

Michael Lyster wants people to know the symptoms of heart failure, which affects about 90,000 people in Ireland.

# cpr - Thursday 13 July, 2017

In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court
# Life Support
# Life Support

In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court

Jul 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,917 Views 6 Comments

The case centred on whether or not a baby who had a rare genetic condition should receive CPR or ventilation if their condition deteriorated.

# cpr - Friday 12 May, 2017

If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival
# CPR
# CPR

If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival

May 12th 2017, 6:05 AM 36,815 Views 30 Comments

Every day, 13 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest.

# cpr - Friday 10 June, 2016

Gig-goer rescues man from Liffey after concert in the 3Arena

Gig-goer rescues man from Liffey after concert in the 3Arena

Jun 10th 2016, 12:18 PM 30,368 Views 17 Comments

Paul Downes rescued the man on Wednesday night.

# cpr - Monday 30 May, 2016

Firefighters had a busy day dealing with car fires in Dublin
# Toxic Gas
# Toxic Gas

Firefighters had a busy day dealing with car fires in Dublin

May 30th 2016, 10:29 AM 36,711 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, DFB has encouraged people to learn CPR.

# cpr - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Schoolgirl saved binman's life after he had heart attack outside her house
# Shankill
# Shankill

Schoolgirl saved binman's life after he had heart attack outside her house

Apr 14th 2016, 4:59 PM 25,180 Views 30 Comments

The 16-year-old had recently learned CPR at school.

# cpr - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Kerry teenager who was technically dead for 25 minutes feels he got a second chance
# Killarney
# Killarney

Kerry teenager who was technically dead for 25 minutes feels he got a second chance

Jan 5th 2016, 2:04 PM 26,755 Views 26 Comments

The 17-year-old collapsed when he was coaching during a football match last year.

# cpr - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Irish man saves a woman's life on a London street
# Lifesaver
# Lifesaver

Irish man saves a woman's life on a London street

Jun 16th 2015, 2:41 PM 37,429 Views 16 Comments

John Reidy reacted when he saw a woman going into a cardiac arrest.

# cpr - Saturday 20 December, 2014

'Only for you, I'd be visiting a graveside and not a bedside'

'Only for you, I'd be visiting a graveside and not a bedside'

Dec 20th 2014, 10:00 AM 18,532 Views 12 Comments

The woman who saved a man by starting CPR when he went into cardiac arrest has met with him and his wife.

# cpr - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Emergency crew revives injured koala 'Sir Chompsalot' using mouth-to-mouth
# Saved
From The Daily Edge
# Saved

Emergency crew revives injured koala 'Sir Chompsalot' using mouth-to-mouth

Aug 23rd 2014, 10:53 AM 1,729 Views 0 Comments

The poor little critter was hit by a car.

# cpr - Sunday 23 February, 2014

'A guy collapsed in the gym beside me and I didn't know what to do'
# First Responders
# First Responders

'A guy collapsed in the gym beside me and I didn't know what to do'

Feb 23rd 2014, 6:30 PM 24,188 Views 71 Comments

About 14 people collapse and die suddenly in Ireland every day. Groups of trained volunteers across the country are trying to reduce this figure.

# cpr - Friday 25 January, 2013

Grateful family search for Dublin Airport 'Good Samaritan'
# Good Samaritan
# Good Samaritan

Grateful family search for Dublin Airport 'Good Samaritan'

Jan 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 32,709 Views 18 Comments

When 85-year-old Jack Healy collapsed outside Terminal 2, an American nurse stepped in to administer CPR. Can you help trace her?

# cpr - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Watch: How to perform CPR... with Vinnie Jones and the Bee Gees
# Save A Life
From The Daily Edge
# Save A Life

Watch: How to perform CPR... with Vinnie Jones and the Bee Gees

Jan 4th 2012, 9:28 AM 2,114 Views 5 Comments

The beat of the disco legends and the skills of the hardman former footballer come together…