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#Fire Services

# fire-services - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Six new fire stations to be built across the country as part of €61 million government scheme
# Funding
# Funding

Six new fire stations to be built across the country as part of €61 million government scheme

Dec 29th 2020, 2:14 PM 35,707 Views 21 Comments

The Fire Service Capital Programme will also upgrade a number of stations.

# fire-services - Friday 12 April, 2019

Ambulance services facing 'significant' delays of more than an hour in Dublin
# First Responders
# First Responders

Ambulance services facing 'significant' delays of more than an hour in Dublin

Apr 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,474 Views 26 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade serves emergency call outs for Dublin city, as well as the greater Dublin area.

# fire-services - Monday 7 January, 2019

3,500 medals ordered for firefighters 'forgotten' in 1916 commemorations
# Recognition
# Recognition

3,500 medals ordered for firefighters 'forgotten' in 1916 commemorations

Jan 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 12,970 Views 14 Comments

The medals – to commemorate 1916 to 2016 – will be distributed to 27 local authority locations around the country.

# fire-services - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Manchester Arena bombing: Fire services only arrived on scene after two hours, report says
# Manchester
# Manchester

Manchester Arena bombing: Fire services only arrived on scene after two hours, report says

Mar 28th 2018, 8:30 AM 13,383 Views 9 Comments

The attack on 22 May saw 22 people killed and hundreds more injured.

# fire-services - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare
# Corbally
# Corbally

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare

Aug 1st 2017, 7:44 AM 28,220 Views 54 Comments

It’s the second such breach in the region in just two weeks.

# fire-services - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Over 3,000 staff at Dublin City Council not paid today due to admin error
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

Over 3,000 staff at Dublin City Council not paid today due to admin error

Apr 27th 2017, 11:50 AM 13,591 Views 59 Comments

It’s expected that staff will be paid their wages tomorrow.

# fire-services - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Fire on Carrickmines halting site started in the kitchen, says report
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Fire on Carrickmines halting site started in the kitchen, says report

Apr 21st 2016, 12:19 PM 19,720 Views 31 Comments

Five of those killed were asleep in the unit where the fire broke out.

# fire-services - Friday 11 September, 2015

Guests evacuated as fire breaks out in Limerick hotel
# Blaze
# Blaze

Guests evacuated as fire breaks out in Limerick hotel

Sep 11th 2015, 10:17 PM 24,328 Views 9 Comments

Several fire engines are currently at the scene.

# fire-services - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Fire engine damaged after youths throw rocks and bottles
# Dublin
# Dublin

Fire engine damaged after youths throw rocks and bottles

Sep 9th 2015, 5:20 PM 18,929 Views 84 Comments

The attack has been described as “unacceptable”.

# fire-services - Monday 5 January, 2015

Air France flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport
# CityJet
# CityJet

Air France flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

Jan 5th 2015, 10:54 PM 36,723 Views 22 Comments

Fire services were sent to meet the plane on its arrival.

# fire-services - Saturday 1 November, 2014

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin
# Emergency Calls
# Emergency Calls

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin

Nov 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 26,609 Views 36 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully none of its crew members were assaulted last night.

# fire-services - Friday 31 October, 2014

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready
# HSE
# HSE

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready

Oct 31st 2014, 9:08 PM 5,642 Views 10 Comments

One carried out earlier this week was deemed to be successful.

# fire-services - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Attacks on emergency services 'utterly unacceptable', but protective laws won't be improved
# Halloween
# Halloween

Attacks on emergency services 'utterly unacceptable', but protective laws won't be improved

Oct 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,449 Views 37 Comments

The Justice Minister has said that current legislation is sufficient.

# fire-services - Monday 15 September, 2014

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home
# Warning
# Warning

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home

Sep 15th 2014, 9:40 PM 13,265 Views 17 Comments

The deadly gas can build up in the home, and can’t be detected by our senses.

# fire-services - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone

Sep 10th 2014, 8:37 AM 6,398 Views 0 Comments

The blaze broke out a house in The Batteries shortly after 9pm.

# fire-services - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Two men die in Cork apartment block fire, two others rescued
# Mallow
# Mallow

Two men die in Cork apartment block fire, two others rescued

Mar 13th 2014, 7:59 AM 10,217 Views 25 Comments

The fire at Granary Court on St Jospehs’s Road happened at about 00.10am.

# fire-services - Monday 3 March, 2014

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth
# Fire
# Fire

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:54 PM 21,341 Views 29 Comments

Gardaí said there have been no reports of injuries and the incident is still ongoing.

# fire-services - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight
# Blaze
# Blaze

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight

Feb 1st 2014, 8:09 AM 10,041 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí said the house was extensively damaged in the blaze.

# fire-services - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Waterford County Council rejects claims that station was closed due to lack of staff
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Waterford County Council rejects claims that station was closed due to lack of staff

Nov 27th 2013, 1:32 PM 7,295 Views 12 Comments

The Cappoquin fire station was unmanned for periods last week, but the council says that there was cover in place and that safety was not neglected.

# fire-services - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Fire crew stoned with rocks a day after they call for an end in anti-social behaviour
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

Fire crew stoned with rocks a day after they call for an end in anti-social behaviour

Oct 17th 2013, 12:46 PM 13,873 Views 70 Comments

IFESA says the Waterford incident is just the latest in anti-social attacks on fire service crews.

# fire-services - Monday 13 May, 2013

Dublin City Council: We've acted in the best interests of Priory Hall residents
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Dublin City Council: We've acted in the best interests of Priory Hall residents

May 13th 2013, 8:45 AM 10,355 Views 84 Comments

The council has re-released a statement issued last week in response to criticism of its handling of the situation which has seen hundreds of former Priory Hall residents living in temporary accommodation since 2011.

# fire-services - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Social Welfare laws will allow part-time firefighters to retain welfare
# Fire Officers
# Fire Officers

Social Welfare laws will allow part-time firefighters to retain welfare

Apr 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 12,938 Views 7 Comments

Joan Burton will include a clause so that a part-time firefighter’s duty to remain close to a station does not bar them from the Dole.

# fire-services - Friday 22 February, 2013

Fire union asks minister to withdraw comments on part-time firemen
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

Fire union asks minister to withdraw comments on part-time firemen

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:34 PM 10,833 Views 48 Comments

IFESA criticises Fergus O’Dowd who told the Seanad that retained firemen were not “officially firemen”.

# fire-services - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

PICTURES: Fire services attend blaze in Ranelagh restaurant
# Blaze
# Blaze

PICTURES: Fire services attend blaze in Ranelagh restaurant

Jan 8th 2013, 5:01 PM 42,546 Views 68 Comments

Gardaí say they do not believe anyone was harmed in the fire.

# fire-services - Saturday 29 December, 2012

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster
# 1982
# 1982

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster

Dec 29th 2012, 10:30 AM 6,469 Views 8 Comments

The government said the capital’s fire service was not adequately equipped to meet “the needs of a modern fire brigade” at the time of the tragedy.

# fire-services - Monday 12 November, 2012

North Circular Road closed in both directions due to house fire
# Dublin Fire
# Dublin Fire

North Circular Road closed in both directions due to house fire

Nov 12th 2012, 9:50 AM 6,046 Views 1 Comment

The fire was discovered at around 9am and there are no reports of any injuries at this stage.

# fire-services - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour
# Halloween
# Halloween

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour

Nov 1st 2012, 7:40 AM 14,648 Views 100 Comments

Emergency service vehicles were stoned and an ambush was set up in the Spencer Dock area in Dublin last night.

# fire-services - Thursday 27 September, 2012

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

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

Sep 27th 2012, 10:23 AM 9,690 Views 7 Comments

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

# fire-services - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Mirror + direct sunlight = house fires, warns fire service
# Smoke And Mirrors
# Smoke And Mirrors

Mirror + direct sunlight = house fires, warns fire service

Jul 25th 2012, 11:08 AM 9,131 Views 7 Comments

Dorset firefighters say they tackled a bedroom fire on Monday believed to have been sparked by mirror-reflected sunlight.

# fire-services - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Large fire at factory in Naas
# Blaze
# Blaze

Large fire at factory in Naas

Jul 5th 2012, 9:37 PM 17,366 Views 24 Comments

Emergency services are the scene of the fire which broke out tonight.

# fire-services - Saturday 15 October, 2011

A quarter of firefighters could quit over welfare dispute - union
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

A quarter of firefighters could quit over welfare dispute - union

Oct 15th 2011, 5:44 PM 2,514 Views 22 Comments

Over a quarter of Ireland’s firefighters could be forced to quit if welfare officers deicide to withdraw their allowances, a union says.

# fire-services - Monday 15 August, 2011

# fire-services - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association

Aug 9th 2011, 6:58 PM 966 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Fire & Emergency Service Associations calls for a nationalised fire service, saying the current system puts lives at risk.