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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C


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# Woe
Germany great resigns as sporting director
Oliver Bierhoff has stepped aside two years early after his country crashed out in the group stage for the second consecutive World Cup.
'Sorry - I had to leave': Patient who needed resuscitation had note left on his chest by paramedic
An internal investigation is ongoing.
An investigation is ongoing at the hospital, Garreth MacNamee reports.
The incident happened at a Dublin hospital on 23 March.
The patient had been picked up by a Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance following a 999 call.
All time
# Coronavirus
Rotunda Hospital launches drive-through Covid-19 testing service for Dublin Fire Brigade staff
Same day results will be provided for paramedics and firefighters, the hospital said.
# Mulhuddart
Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex
Four people were taken to hospital, three adults and one child.
# Positive
Member of Dublin Fire Brigade tests positive for coronavirus
DFB said their member is receiving medical care and is doing well.
# god-given right
Two men get two-month jail sentence for drunkenly sailing yacht up the Liffey
The court heard gardaí brought out on the water to help deal with the situation were told to “f*** off”.
# Baby Boom
Two babies delivered with help of Dublin firefighters today
DFB estimates that it assists in about 30 births a year.
# Fire Safety
Dublin Fire Brigade issues warning ahead of cold snap as temperatures set to plunge nationwide
It is expected to get as low as -4 degrees tonight.
# Halloween
Dublin Fire Brigade is responding to a large number of fires across the city tonight
DFB has had no reports of any firework or bonfire related injuries tonight.
# Absent
Germany boss Loew taken to hospital after accident, will miss Euro 2020 qualifiers
The World Cup-winning coach crushed an artery while exercising.
# stepping down
German FA president resigns over payment and gift scandals
Reinhard Grindel apologised for accepting a €6,000 watch from Hryhoriy Surkis, a UEFA vice-president and honorary president of the Ukrainian football federation.
# Halloween
Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with a huge amount of fires spread out across the city tonight
Halloween is one of the busiest days of the year for the force.
# Cabra
Stolen saw returned to Dublin Fire Brigade after seller 'persuaded to hand it over'
The incident happened in Cabra, north Dublin.
# Abbey Street
Paramedic assaulted on Dublin bus by man he was treating
The man has been arrested.
# Credit in the bank
Germany boss Loew has avoided the sack despite disastrous World Cup campaign
Having signed a contract extension until the 2022 World Cup, the 58-year-old will remain in the job.
# Heatwave
Crews deal with 'melting roads' and gorse fires as temperatures soar across the country
Latest reports from Met Éireann show that the max temperature recorded today was 30.8 degrees.
# Of Gorse
Dublin Fire Brigade battles huge 'deliberate' gorse fire
The fire is burning at Puck’s Castle near Rathmichael.
# Catch Me If You Can
Dublin Fire Brigade warns about scam artist posing as firefighter in pubs
The man is claiming to be raising money for a charity boxing match, all in aid of Pieta House.
# Argument
Turkey hits out at 'slanderous' German criticism of footballers' controversial photo
Germany internationals Mesut Ozil of Arsenal and Ilkay Gundogan of Manchester City met President Recep Tayyip Erdogan late on Sunday.
# fake magazine
Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam
Gardaí are looking into the scam.
# To the rescue
Dublin Fire Brigade was very busy dealing with Storm Eleanor yesterday
All of the calls came on top of the service’s normal workload.
# Incentive
Germans would get €350,000 each for World Cup title
Germany kick off their 2018 defence against Mexico on 17 June in Moscow.
'A life of dedication': Funeral to take place of Dublin Fire Brigade's oldest member, who died aged 101
Henry “Harry” O’Keeffe was on duty when the city came under aerial attack in WW2.
# Inchicore
Firefighters tackling blaze at derelict factory in Dublin
A large amount of smoke can be seen in the area.
# don't panic
Don't be alarmed, it is just a drill: Dublin Fire Brigade out on Henry Street today
Firefighters conducted a training exercise outside the Ilac Shopping Centre today.
# Power Outage
Dublin Fire Brigade tackles blaze at ESB hub in Milltown
The ESB has said it is working to restore power “quickly and safely”.
# Smokey Paws
UK firefighters using mini oxygen masks specially designed for pets
Dublin Fire Brigade says it is not currently considering this.
# help from above
Call in the air support: How Dublin Fire Brigade is using drones
The force now has a growing air support unit, ready to be deployed to major incidents.
# Emergency Services
Man rushed to hospital after being rescued from building fire in Ballybough
Three DFB fire engines responded to the blaze from North Strand and Phibsboro fire stations.
# de bruins
Firefighters battle blaze at derelict pub in Balbriggan
The street was closed off as units dealt with the “significant” fire at the pub.
# Tallaght
Overturned car on N7 cleared after causing severe traffic delays
Drivers are being warned to be extra cautious if driving this weekend.
# Lusk
Gardaí investigate after elderly woman dies in house fire in north county Dublin
A number of units of the Dublin Fire Brigade were called to the fire in a house in Walshestown, Lusk.
# cat calling
A cat was saved from the Liffey by the fire brigade and there were wonderful scenes
He didn’t even use up one of his nine lives.
# industrial unrest
'We've been forced into this': Dublin Fire Brigade to go on strike for two days
Two work stoppages will take place on Saturday 18 March and Monday 27 March.
# Strike
Firefighters in Dublin have voted to go as far as striking
The issue revolves around what members feel is a lack of ambulance resources.
# fifty shades
The Dublin Fire Brigade tweeted a pretty risqué warning to Fifty Shades fans
Ohhh er.
# Blaze
Cause of last night's gorse fire on the Dublin Mountains unknown
The blaze ran its course and extinguished itself last night.
# lack of ambulances
Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action
Siptu says a lack of ambulances means firefighters are overworked and under-resourced.
# Lifesaver
Jogger saved by bystander after suffering heart attack in Dublin park
The incident happened in the Marlay Park in south Dublin this morning.
# rescue operation
A man was rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin this morning
Firefighters and gardaí worked together to rescue the man.