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#Emergency

# emergency - Friday 5 October, 2012

Poll: Do you welcome a minimum sentence for assaults on emergency workers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you welcome a minimum sentence for assaults on emergency workers?

Fianna Fáil will table a bill today which would set a minimum sentence of five years for anyone convicted of assaulting an on-duty emergency worker.

# emergency - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

A flight from Chicago to London Heathrow made an emergency landing shortly after 1pm today following reports of a smell of smoke on board.

# emergency - Thursday 27 September, 2012

From The42 Extensive fire damage to Aidan O'Brien's house in Ballydoyle Coolmore

Extensive fire damage to Aidan O'Brien's house in Ballydoyle

The horse trainer and his family escaped unharmed from the blaze at the home to the Coolmore training and breeding facilities.

# emergency - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From The42 Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffers heart attack during live WWE broadcast Too Real This post contains videos

Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffers heart attack during live WWE broadcast

The wrestling commentator was ringside during a tag-team bout when he collapsed.

# emergency - Thursday 6 September, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

No emergency cases at Nenagh General Hospital from mid-September

The HSE has said that patients will now be seen at the Mid-West Regional Hospital in Limerick.

# emergency - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Venezuela refinery explosion death toll rises to 24 Venezuela This post contains videos

Venezuela refinery explosion death toll rises to 24

Huge clouds of smoke were seen over the refinery this morning after early morning blast believed to have been caused by gas leak.

# emergency - Friday 24 August, 2012

New iPhone app from Coast Guard could ‘save lives’ Sea

New iPhone app from Coast Guard could ‘save lives’

The app will allow anyone going out to sea, whether it is professionally or for leisure or sport, to let the Coast Guard know in advance.

# emergency - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Fires begin to ease on Canary Islands

The fires caused the evacuation of one of the smallest islands, and affected 10,000 acres of land.

# emergency - Monday 13 August, 2012

VIDEO: Iranians mourn as earthquake death toll passes 300 Iran This post contains videos

VIDEO: Iranians mourn as earthquake death toll passes 300

An official report from Iran’s health minister says the official death toll is now 306 – the majority of them women and children.

# emergency - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Rescuers dig for survivors after quakes kill 250 in Iran

The two earthquakes struck within 11 minutes of each other, levelling villages and trapping many people in the rubble.

# emergency - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Pics: Philippines hit by major flooding and landslide Philippines This post contains images

Pics: Philippines hit by major flooding and landslide

The country’s capital, Manila is ‘half submerged’ in water. Thousands of commuters were stranded overnight and homes have been evacuated.

# emergency - Friday 3 August, 2012

Abandoned upturned boat found on Lough Derg

A rescue team is searching the area for any survivors.

North Korea requests UN aid over food shortage

Crop harvests have been seriously affected by a serious drought and recent flooding.

# emergency - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Emergency Department at Cork hospital to close next week

The emergency department at Cork’s South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital will close next weekend.

# emergency - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Timbuktu tomb destruction condemned by UNESCO

Islamist hardliners in northern Mali have claimed responsibility for what UNESCO termed “repugnant acts” of destruction on historical sites.

# emergency - Monday 2 July, 2012

Two assaults per day: attacks on Gardaí on the rise

The Garda Representative Association has called for the introduction of mandatory sentencing for such crimes.

# emergency - Sunday 24 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Archive Don't Forget Your Gas Mask Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

# emergency - Saturday 23 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know this morning.

# emergency - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Dustin Hoffman saved my life, says jogger

Sam Dempster says the Hollywood actor called an ambulance and waiting with him for help after he suffered a heart attack.

# emergency - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Irish emergency controller wins EU award over Greenland rescue (Video)

Will Carolan was awarded Outstanding Call-Taker for his part in the successful rescue of an injured Irishman stranded in Greenland.

# emergency - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Video: Irish emergency controller nominated for award over Greenland rescue SOS This post contains videos

Video: Irish emergency controller nominated for award over Greenland rescue

A stranded Irishman called home for assistance when injured and stranded in a remote area of Greenland.

# emergency - Friday 13 April, 2012

Desperate woman in Dublin saved by emergency team... in Oklahoma

911 dispatchers in the US scrambled to trace the woman’s international call.

# emergency - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

"The pilot is on my patio" - 911 tapes from Virginia jet crash released Jet Crash This post contains videos

"The pilot is on my patio" - 911 tapes from Virginia jet crash released

The newly-released calls to emergency services reveal what local residents saw when the F-18 jet crashed into a retirement complex during a training flight on Friday.

# emergency - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms Tornadoes This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms

The National Weather Service says that up to a dozen tornadoes may have struck the Dallas-Fort Worth area yesterday.

# emergency - Monday 6 February, 2012

Broken boiler or wasp’s nest? The AA can now come to your rescue AA

Broken boiler or wasp’s nest? The AA can now come to your rescue

It is best known for dealing with broken down cars, and now the AA has launched a subscription-based service for home-based emergencies like leaks and broken boilers.

# emergency - Friday 3 February, 2012

Emergency alerts issued as Australian floods worsen

Floodwaters in Queensland and New South Wales are about to reach record levels.

# emergency - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Gardaí, army and fire brigade called to fire in Louth

Luckily, nobody was injured in the blaze at Castlebellingham.

# emergency - 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 - Thursday 22 December, 2011

So why did the air raid siren just go off around Dublin's southside? Explainer This post contains images

So why did the air raid siren just go off around Dublin's southside?

Are you near Dublin’s city centre? Did you hear it? We found out what it was.

# emergency - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Emergency services call for postcodes to help them reach people in need

Fire and ambulance personnel are being delayed from attending callouts, as addresses in some areas are so vague.

# emergency - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Dublin local politicians clash with city council over reaction to flooding

Dublin City Council has released details on how it dealt with the floods on 24 October – but the councillors aren’t happy.

# emergency - Monday 7 November, 2011

"No one's coming to the rescue": Dublin City Council meets over flooding

Independent Councillor Mannix Flynn says the Dept of Environment and DCC should help people to better prepare themselves for future weather-induced emergencies.

# emergency - Thursday 27 October, 2011

So what DID cause Monday night’s floods?

Theories abound as local authorities, businesses and ordinary citizens count the cost of one evening’s deluge.

# emergency - Friday 2 September, 2011

State of emergency declared as Hurricane Lee approaches southern US coast

The US coast from Texas to Florida is bracing for heavy winds and rainfall of up to 20 inches in some places.

# emergency - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Powerful earthquake hits south Kyrgyzstan

The 6.2 magnitude quake struck in the early hours of the morning but there are no immediate reports of casualties.

# emergency - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge How not to... Bury yourself in sand Oops

How not to... Bury yourself in sand

Olympic swimmer finds 7ft hole in beach is one he just can’t dig his way out of.

# emergency - Monday 9 May, 2011

Man falls from cliffs at Howth

Walker suffers head, leg and spinal injuries after falling during hike.

# emergency - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Tallaght Hospital staff told to urgently discharge patients to alleviate overcrowding

Hospital CEO sent text message to staff this morning, calling for immediate discharges after 35 patients were kept on trolleys there yesterday.

# emergency - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Australian town split in two by flood waters

Horsham has fish swimming in the streets as it is submerged by high water spreading to the state of Victoria.