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#Good Samaritan

# good-samaritan - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Man who came to aid of crash victim has own car cut to pieces by emergency services
# Good Samaritan
# Good Samaritan

Man who came to aid of crash victim has own car cut to pieces by emergency services

Feb 11th 2017, 1:52 PM 73,508 Views 93 Comments

Paul Egan’s car was destroyed in the process, but now a fundraising campaign has been set up to aid his compensation.

# good-samaritan - Monday 19 December, 2016

Over €20,000 raised to aid recovery of Maynooth student Kym Owens
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

Over €20,000 raised to aid recovery of Maynooth student Kym Owens

Dec 19th 2016, 9:02 AM 35,947 Views 25 Comments

The teenager suffered multiple injuries as she walked back to her student accommodation late last month.

# good-samaritan - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Controversial PSG defender Aurier praised for 'saving the life' of opponent
# Good Samaritan
From The42
# Good Samaritan

Controversial PSG defender Aurier praised for 'saving the life' of opponent

Oct 12th 2016, 6:17 PM 9,758 Views 2 Comments

The Ivorian has been commended for helping Mali’s Moussa Doumbia, who was knocked out during their recent international match.

# good-samaritan - Monday 11 January, 2016

Watch: Train passenger gives shivering homeless man his t-shirt
# New York
# New York

Watch: Train passenger gives shivering homeless man his t-shirt

Jan 11th 2016, 10:38 AM 24,937 Views 24 Comments

The video has since gone viral.

# good-samaritan - Friday 18 December, 2015

Priest gave burglar a lift into town after finding him in his wardrobe
# Ennis
# Ennis

Priest gave burglar a lift into town after finding him in his wardrobe

Dec 18th 2015, 12:44 PM 22,996 Views 47 Comments

The man had sent the priest a Christmas card shortly before the robbery.

# good-samaritan - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

A beatboxing harmonica player used his amazing talent to help a homeless man
# Beatbox Man
From The Daily Edge
# Beatbox Man

A beatboxing harmonica player used his amazing talent to help a homeless man

Jun 3rd 2015, 1:56 PM 2,835 Views 1 Comment

What a hero.

# good-samaritan - Saturday 18 April, 2015

VIDEO: Man jumps to rescue passenger from subway tracks
# Good Samaritan
# Good Samaritan

VIDEO: Man jumps to rescue passenger from subway tracks

Apr 18th 2015, 7:33 PM 22,583 Views 20 Comments

Holding out for a hero.

# good-samaritan - Friday 6 February, 2015

Dublin lad's bike saved by a stranger's act of kindness
# Good Deeds
From The Daily Edge
# Good Deeds

Dublin lad's bike saved by a stranger's act of kindness

Feb 6th 2015, 11:21 AM 7,374 Views 4 Comments

There are good people about.

# good-samaritan - Friday 26 December, 2014

Do we legally have to stop and help someone in danger?
# Tugce Albayrak
# Tugce Albayrak

Do we legally have to stop and help someone in danger?

Dec 26th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,160 Views 10 Comments

Right now, not really.

# good-samaritan - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

This chef is offering up his home and dinner to a family in need at Christmas
# Good Samaritan
# Good Samaritan

This chef is offering up his home and dinner to a family in need at Christmas

Dec 16th 2014, 4:04 PM 18,148 Views 47 Comments

The 41-year-old from Dublin has been unemployed for the last two years after a heart attack forced him to give up his job as a professional chef.

# good-samaritan - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests
# Save A Life
# Save A Life

The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests

Sep 24th 2014, 10:10 AM 5,713 Views 24 Comments

A programme to install public access defibrillators around the country has been looked at.

# good-samaritan - Friday 27 June, 2014

Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays
# Good Samaritan
# Good Samaritan

Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays

Jun 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 119 Views 27 Comments

After I was hit by a driver on the quays, I was overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers.

# good-samaritan - Monday 23 June, 2014

Guy drives around offering free lifts home to people who've been drinking
# Good Guy Alex
From The Daily Edge
# Good Guy Alex

Guy drives around offering free lifts home to people who've been drinking

Jun 23rd 2014, 2:26 PM 3,058 Views 0 Comments

There was a deeper meaning to it all though.

# good-samaritan - Monday 16 June, 2014

Did you leave your dad's Father's Day present on the DART on Saturday?
# Good Samaritan
From The Daily Edge
# Good Samaritan

Did you leave your dad's Father's Day present on the DART on Saturday?

Jun 16th 2014, 3:30 PM 4,282 Views 1 Comment

There’s a very disappointed dad out there in Dublin.

# good-samaritan - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Millionaire hides envelopes of cash around San Francisco
# Pay It Forward
From The Daily Edge
# Pay It Forward

Millionaire hides envelopes of cash around San Francisco

May 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 34,222 Views 26 Comments

The real estate moneybags wants to put a smile on people’s faces.

# good-samaritan - Friday 25 April, 2014

Good Samaritan saves mum and three kids from living in their car
# Homeless
# Homeless

Good Samaritan saves mum and three kids from living in their car

Apr 25th 2014, 5:19 PM 41,480 Views 148 Comments

Sabrina McMahon’s story is not an unusual one, TD Catherine Murphy has said.

# good-samaritan - Thursday 6 March, 2014

This eight-year-old raised over €13k to help pay for his classmates' school lunches
# Pay It Forward
From The Daily Edge
# Pay It Forward

This eight-year-old raised over €13k to help pay for his classmates' school lunches

Mar 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 25,532 Views 15 Comments

The young boy launched an online campaign to make sure everyone got a hot lunch.

# good-samaritan - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Poll: What would you do if you found a money-filled wallet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What would you do if you found a money-filled wallet?

Feb 26th 2014, 9:36 AM 32,763 Views 126 Comments

€100, in a wallet, on the street. What’s your next move?

# good-samaritan - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Norwegians react wonderfully to freezing boy at bus stop
# Freezin
From The Daily Edge
# Freezin

Norwegians react wonderfully to freezing boy at bus stop

Feb 20th 2014, 10:30 PM 5,154 Views 3 Comments

We’re not crying, it’s the wind.

# good-samaritan - Monday 17 February, 2014

Homeless man donates chance €2 million lotto win to charity
# Give Back
From The Daily Edge
# Give Back

Homeless man donates chance €2 million lotto win to charity

Feb 17th 2014, 6:00 PM 57,346 Views 93 Comments

He bought the ticket with his last few coins.

# good-samaritan - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Watch as kind strangers help out mother unable to pay for groceries
# Good Samaritan
From The Daily Edge
# Good Samaritan

Watch as kind strangers help out mother unable to pay for groceries

Jan 2nd 2014, 7:56 AM 2,928 Views 0 Comments

A hidden camera show reveals fellow customers giving a helping hand.

# good-samaritan - Monday 30 December, 2013

Good samaritan dog refuses to leave friend's side after he was hit by a car
# Dog's Best Friend
From The Daily Edge
# Dog's Best Friend

Good samaritan dog refuses to leave friend's side after he was hit by a car

Dec 30th 2013, 9:02 AM 2,457 Views 4 Comments

Careful now, this one will hit you right in your heart.

# good-samaritan - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Would you return €70k you found in a desk bought online?
# Good Samaritan
From The Daily Edge
# Good Samaritan

Would you return €70k you found in a desk bought online?

Nov 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 38,921 Views 132 Comments

This guy did.

# good-samaritan - Friday 2 August, 2013

Man’s wallet is returned to him, 24 years after he lost it
# Moist
From The Daily Edge
# Moist

Man’s wallet is returned to him, 24 years after he lost it

Aug 2nd 2013, 7:00 PM 4,184 Views 0 Comments

He might need to renew that library card.

# good-samaritan - Friday 25 January, 2013

Grateful family search for Dublin Airport 'Good Samaritan'
# Good Samaritan
# Good Samaritan

Grateful family search for Dublin Airport 'Good Samaritan'

Jan 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 32,709 Views 18 Comments

When 85-year-old Jack Healy collapsed outside Terminal 2, an American nurse stepped in to administer CPR. Can you help trace her?

# good-samaritan - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

One in every six calls to Samaritans were recession-related
# Samaritans
# Samaritans

One in every six calls to Samaritans were recession-related

Dec 19th 2012, 11:03 AM 2,312 Views 12 Comments

This was the busiest year yet for Samaritans, with longer calls to their helpline and more face-to-face contact at its branches.

# good-samaritan - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans'
# Drivers
# Drivers

Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans'

Jan 22nd 2012, 10:42 AM 4,102 Views 31 Comments

Drivers in Donegal and Kerry are most likely to stop and help a stranded motorist – but Kildare and Meath drivers are least likely to intervene.

# good-samaritan - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones
# Seattle Superhero
From The Daily Edge
# Seattle Superhero

Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones

Nov 24th 2011, 7:27 PM 3,990 Views 6 Comments

City Attorney Pete Holmes said there were “proof problems” in bringing a case against Ben Fodor/Phoenix Jones, but insists he is “no hero”.

# good-samaritan - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Cartoonist recovers pieces stolen from train in Kildare
# Good News
From The Daily Edge
# Good News

Cartoonist recovers pieces stolen from train in Kildare

Oct 2nd 2011, 6:12 PM 1,008 Views 6 Comments

Donal Casey’s cartoons were stolen from the train at Newbridge, has he travelled to prepare for an exhibition. A good Samaritan came across the stolen items and returned them.

# good-samaritan - Friday 24 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 24th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,041 Views 0 Comments

In your evening wrap-up: Does the DAA chief deserve a bonus? How is Ireland so good at boxing? And shouldn’t they have called the movie The Anti-Social Network?

Take 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Friday

Jun 24th 2011, 4:46 PM 1,155 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Could a new Civil Law bill make us nicer people?
# Good Samaritan
# Good Samaritan

Could a new Civil Law bill make us nicer people?

Jun 24th 2011, 3:44 PM 1,039 Views 2 Comments

New legislation published by Alan Shatter will give legal protection to citizens acting as ‘Good Samaritans’.