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#Emergency Services

# emergency-services - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

227 callers unable to contact emergency services early this morning due to service outage
# 999
# 999

227 callers unable to contact emergency services early this morning due to service outage

Jun 28th 2022, 10:44 PM 19,473 Views 9 Comments

The Emergency Call Answering Service was unable to handle calls between 1am and 2.15am.

# emergency-services - Saturday 26 March, 2022

Fire crews attending blaze at homeless hostel in Dublin
# Fire
# Fire

Fire crews attending blaze at homeless hostel in Dublin

Mar 26th 2022, 6:23 PM 40,059 Views 13 Comments

The fire broke out this afternoon.

# emergency-services - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Man (40s) dies following collision between car and motorbike
# Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan

Man (40s) dies following collision between car and motorbike

Mar 19th 2022, 10:19 PM 25,967 Views 10 Comments

The incident occurred earlier today.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Unvaccinated ambulance service staff redeployed away from frontline duties
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Unvaccinated ambulance service staff redeployed away from frontline duties

Jan 5th 2022, 5:12 PM 49,358 Views 91 Comments

At least six members in the west were moved from frontline duties in the last week.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Over 50 firefighters in attendance at large fire in Belfast docks
# Belfast Harbour
# Belfast Harbour

Over 50 firefighters in attendance at large fire in Belfast docks

Updated Dec 28th 2021, 11:20 PM 31,751 Views 5 Comments

The fire broke out at a scrap metal recycling facility.

# emergency-services - Friday 23 July, 2021

Swimmer (60s) dies at Dublin's Dollymount Strand
# Dollymount
# Dollymount

Swimmer (60s) dies at Dublin's Dollymount Strand

Jul 23rd 2021, 7:37 PM 51,106 Views 5 Comments

Six people have drowned in lakes or seas this week.

# emergency-services - Friday 11 June, 2021

Sunny weather for the weekend ahead - with a possible high of 26 degrees on Sunday
# Exam Weather
# Exam Weather

Sunny weather for the weekend ahead - with a possible high of 26 degrees on Sunday

Jun 11th 2021, 1:28 PM 13,930 Views 2 Comments

As people travel to the water to cool down this weekend, Water Safety Ireland have asked the public to be careful.

# emergency-services - Friday 4 June, 2021

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff

Jun 4th 2021, 11:43 AM 57,285 Views 4 Comments

The man, who was in his 20s, passed away in Beaumont hospital.

# emergency-services - Friday 2 April, 2021

Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 11,162 Views 1 Comment

The warning comes as an increase in calls to search and rescue teams have been noticed.

# emergency-services - Monday 31 August, 2020

Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing

Aug 31st 2020, 2:45 PM 64,079 Views 0 Comments

A man and woman have already been charged in connection with this incident.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Woman (60s) dies in house fire in Co Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Woman (60s) dies in house fire in Co Limerick

May 13th 2020, 5:27 PM 26,686 Views 3 Comments

Two units of Kilmallock Fire Service attended the scene after receiving a 999 alert at 13.01 pm.

# emergency-services - Monday 18 November, 2019

Man's body found in burning car in Lucan
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man's body found in burning car in Lucan

Nov 18th 2019, 9:19 PM 122,097 Views 22 Comments

The burning car was discovered earlier this evening.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

'It makes you feel proud': More than 1,500 frontline workers to march in National Services Day parade
# Giving Thanks
# Giving Thanks

'It makes you feel proud': More than 1,500 frontline workers to march in National Services Day parade

Aug 27th 2019, 5:06 PM 12,952 Views 13 Comments

National Services Day, which honours emergency workers, will take place on 7 Sept.

# emergency-services - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries

Jun 2nd 2019, 12:15 PM 26,599 Views 33 Comments

Emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

# emergency-services - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Cruise ship reaches Norway port after engine problems prompted evacuation
# NORWEGIAN COAST
# NORWEGIAN COAST

Cruise ship reaches Norway port after engine problems prompted evacuation

Updated Mar 24th 2019, 4:31 PM 50,750 Views 19 Comments

The ship sent an SOS message due to “engine problems in bad weather” yesterday.

# emergency-services - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Man rescued from water at Howth Harbour after car drives off pier
# Howth Harbour
# Howth Harbour

Man rescued from water at Howth Harbour after car drives off pier

Jan 20th 2019, 11:40 AM 34,891 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, An Garda Síochána and fire and ambulance services attended the scene which remains closed off.

# emergency-services - Friday 30 November, 2018

UK girl (4) receives award for helping to save mother with 999 call
# Quick Thinking
# Quick Thinking

UK girl (4) receives award for helping to save mother with 999 call

Nov 30th 2018, 6:46 PM 16,133 Views 14 Comments

Kaitlyn Wright was able to direct emergency services to their home in Dorset.

# emergency-services - Friday 9 November, 2018

Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack

Updated Nov 9th 2018, 12:41 PM 51,839 Views 89 Comments

One man was killed and two others were injured in the incident.

# emergency-services - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Passengers to disembark ferry that collided with two yachts off Isle of Wight
# Heavy Fog
# Heavy Fog

Passengers to disembark ferry that collided with two yachts off Isle of Wight

Updated Oct 21st 2018, 12:19 PM 24,483 Views 9 Comments

A search and rescue helicopter had been combing the area also but was forced to turn back due to low visibility.

# emergency-services - Sunday 9 September, 2018

12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin
# Bullock Harbour
# Bullock Harbour

12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin

Sep 9th 2018, 7:29 PM 31,185 Views 4 Comments

The incident was first reported to emergency services just before 5pm.

# emergency-services - Monday 3 September, 2018

Almost 4 in 10 calls received by Emergency Call Answering Service in 2017 were silent
# 999
# 999

Almost 4 in 10 calls received by Emergency Call Answering Service in 2017 were silent

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 13,911 Views 7 Comments

The ECAS is responsible for answering 112 and 999 emergency calls and texts within the State.

# emergency-services - Friday 10 August, 2018

Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board
# Virgin Atlantic
# Virgin Atlantic

Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board

Aug 10th 2018, 9:08 AM 18,067 Views 10 Comments

The Virgin Atlantic flight landed just after 7am this morning.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe

Jul 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,479 Views 0 Comments

The man sought reinstatement but the WRC judged that to be inappropriate given the “breakdown of trust”.

# emergency-services - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Elderly man dies after suffering 'extensive burns' at house fire in Co Clare
# Meelick
# Meelick

Elderly man dies after suffering 'extensive burns' at house fire in Co Clare

Jun 16th 2018, 12:20 PM 10,461 Views 5 Comments

The man’s son was also injured during the incident.

# emergency-services - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Young man in critical condition after serious crash in Kilkenny last night
# Serious Collision
# Serious Collision

Young man in critical condition after serious crash in Kilkenny last night

May 27th 2018, 2:55 PM 16,664 Views 0 Comments

It happened in Julianstown, Ballyfoyle at around 10.30pm.

# emergency-services - Saturday 31 March, 2018

All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash
# Driver Safety
# Driver Safety

All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash

Mar 31st 2018, 6:01 AM 16,589 Views 36 Comments

eCall is a new life-saving technology which will be fitted to all new cars from today.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma

Mar 14th 2018, 6:44 PM 16,315 Views 34 Comments

The trade union wants “a uniform response by local authorities to extreme weather events”.

# emergency-services - Monday 5 March, 2018

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'
# Emergency
# Emergency

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'

Mar 5th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,553 Views 102 Comments

Varadkar said that a number of deaths may have been caused by the storm.

# emergency-services - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm
# Emergency Personnel
# Emergency Personnel

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 3:05 PM 14,722 Views 40 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Seven people remain in hospital following the school bus crash this morning
# Limerick
# Limerick

Seven people remain in hospital following the school bus crash this morning

Feb 7th 2018, 4:25 PM 151,778 Views 37 Comments

A full school bus collided with a car at about 8.30am this morning on the R513 near Caherconlish, with dozens sustaining injuries.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives'

Jan 30th 2018, 7:39 AM 29,458 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade responded to a call made by its ambulance after 11pm last night.

# emergency-services - Friday 26 January, 2018

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea
# Miryang
# Miryang

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea

Jan 26th 2018, 9:16 PM 13,493 Views 5 Comments

More than 130 were hurt in the fire, the country’s worst for 15 years.

# emergency-services - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Body of man (50s) recovered after car went into water at Howth harbour
# Dublin
# Dublin

Body of man (50s) recovered after car went into water at Howth harbour

Jan 25th 2018, 7:58 AM 44,925 Views 7 Comments

An alarm was raised after the car entered the water at the fish dock in Howth yesterday evening.

# emergency-services - Monday 22 January, 2018

'Significant delays': Train services through Harmonstown suspended due to tragic incident
# Dublin
# Dublin

'Significant delays': Train services through Harmonstown suspended due to tragic incident

Jan 22nd 2018, 1:33 PM 46,893 Views 13 Comments

Dublin Bus is accepting rail tickets.

# emergency-services - Friday 12 January, 2018

Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay
# Carraroe
# Carraroe

Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay

Jan 12th 2018, 7:29 PM 52,109 Views 61 Comments

The family have asked for an explanation for the delay, but say that ambulance delays are a common problem in the area.

# emergency-services - Monday 8 January, 2018

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints
# Emergency
# Emergency

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints

Jan 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,351 Views 146 Comments

Crews are being told to use Dublin Airport for transfers to Beaumont Hospital, adding up to 20 minutes onto the journey for the patient.

# emergency-services - Friday 22 December, 2017

Emergency services at the scene of a fire in Wicklow
# Wicklow Town
# Wicklow Town

Emergency services at the scene of a fire in Wicklow

Dec 22nd 2017, 4:17 PM 17,060 Views 5 Comments

Black smoke has been seen bellowing over the town.

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'
# Because
# Because

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'

Dec 22nd 2017, 2:26 PM 9,239 Views 19 Comments

Emergency services are joining forces for a new road safety campaign.

# emergency-services - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'We are dealing with a substantial amount of flooding': Army called in to help in Mountmellick
# Laois
# Laois

'We are dealing with a substantial amount of flooding': Army called in to help in Mountmellick

Nov 23rd 2017, 8:45 AM 25,014 Views 22 Comments

The government has announced an emergency scheme to repair flood damage done to small businesses.

# emergency-services - Thursday 9 November, 2017

All new cars sold in Ireland from next April will 'call' emergency service if you crash
# New Technology
# New Technology

All new cars sold in Ireland from next April will 'call' emergency service if you crash

Nov 9th 2017, 12:01 AM 46,619 Views 109 Comments

Once the car senses a severe impact the eCall device automatically initiates an emergency call.

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