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#John Kidd

# john-kidd - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

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

The Justice Minister has said that current legislation is sufficient.

# john-kidd - Monday 13 October, 2014

Claims that Eircode will 'confuse emergency services and cost lives' denied

Emergency services fear that the ‘random nature’ of the code could mean that first responders have difficulty in getting to the scene of an incident.

# john-kidd - Friday 28 March, 2014

Firefighters and emergency workers 'extremely concerned' about Ireland's ambulance service

RTÉ’s Prime Time programme documented a litany of failures of shortcomings in the National Ambulance Service.

# john-kidd - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Ex-firefighter running in locals wants whistleblower legislation for all public sector workers

John Kidd said he’ll be sticking up for middle income workers if he’s elected.

# john-kidd - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Dublin firefighters using breathing equipment 'under protest' after failures

Dublin Fire Brigade has committed to analysing all 500 sets to check moisture levels and to cleanse the air cylinders.

# john-kidd - Friday 22 February, 2013

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

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

# john-kidd - Friday 15 February, 2013

Firefighter union chief says he's been barred from all Dublin fire stations

John Kidd, whose union claims to represent most of the firefighters working in Dublin, says he is barred from entering any fire station in the capital amid disputes with management over cuts to resources.

# john-kidd - Thursday 13 October, 2011

13 names in the running for Dublin West by-election

Six non-party candidates line up against seven from established parties, in the by-election to fill Brian Lenihan’s old seat.

# john-kidd - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association

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