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#Emergency Response

# emergency-response - Monday 18 February, 2019

Emergency services dealing with chemical incident in Co Clare

Fire service received a call to the River Lodge Health and Fitness centre at 6.30am.

# emergency-response - Friday 27 January, 2017

Armed gardaí rush to 'robbery' only to find TY students making a film

The incident happened on Wednesday evening.

# emergency-response - Thursday 29 September, 2016

"Simply appalling": Criticism of 20% car insurance hike for first responders

Aviva: “The question is: who is responsible in the event of a first responder volunteer having an accident with a tragic outcome?”

# emergency-response - Thursday 2 June, 2016

"My son fell in with the gorilla"- Police release mother's frantic 911 call from Cincinnati Zoo Emergency Response This post contains videos

"My son fell in with the gorilla"- Police release mother's frantic 911 call from Cincinnati Zoo

No decision has yet been made on whether charges are to be brought against the mother.

# emergency-response - Friday 8 April, 2016

How Donegal Mountain Rescue Team is using drones to save people

Tests from the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team will help shape EU regulations.

# emergency-response - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

# emergency-response - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Poll: Do you have confidence in our ambulance services? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have confidence in our ambulance services?

A report yesterday criticised response times and the fleet’s age.

# emergency-response - Monday 25 February, 2013

Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days

Rescue services call for warning signs to alert motorists to ice and snow-laden roads over Sally Gap.

# emergency-response - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Inquiry into overpricing in New York in aftermath of storm Sandy

The state’s attorney general is investigating alleged price gouging as the cost of petrol and emergency supplies rose in the aftermath of the storm last week.

# emergency-response - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Read Me: Why we've put lifesaving technology in an 1814 lighthouse Bright Sparks This post contains videos

Read Me: Why we've put lifesaving technology in an 1814 lighthouse

Robin Blandford explains why putting his emergency response team software company into another lifesaving location couldn’t be more appropriate.

# emergency-response - Monday 26 December, 2011

Irish aid arrives in Philippines after Typhoon Washi

The tents and blankets were sent in the wake of the devastating typhoon which killed over 1,000 earlier this month.

# emergency-response - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

TWO RESTAURANTS have been ordered to close following inspections by health officials examining gas appliances – near the location where two teenagers died of carbon monoxide poisoning, RTÉ reports.

The Ice House restaurant in Portstewart, Co Derry, and a chip shop Rasharkin, Co Antrim, were forced to close shop by inspectors. It has been reported that the proprietors contacted the HSENI themselves.

Up to 500 people have contacted the helpline following the deaths of the teenagers, which were caused by a gas leak in the holiday apartment they had been staying in to celebrate finishing finishing secondary school.

Stormont ministers will meet tomorrow in  order to discuss the possibility of introducing compulsory carbon monoxide detectors in new buildings in Northern Ireland.

The HSENI in partnership with gas supply companies have been trying to make a number of premises safe in the Castlerock and Coleraine areas, as part of the ongoing emergency response.

The HSENI Emergency Helpline number – 0800 0320 121 – will continue to operate between 8am and midnight until at least Friday.