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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
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# Halloween

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

Oct 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,441 Views 37 Comments

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
# Post Code
# Post Code

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

Oct 13th 2014, 9:46 PM 16,203 Views 63 Comments

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
# Emergency
# Emergency

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

Mar 28th 2014, 2:28 PM 9,813 Views 48 Comments

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
# Not Kidding
# Not Kidding

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

Mar 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 10,429 Views 20 Comments

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
# Take A Breath
# Take A Breath

Dublin firefighters using breathing equipment 'under protest' after failures

Mar 18th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,308 Views 0 Comments

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
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

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

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:34 PM 10,812 Views 49 Comments

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
# Firefighters
# Firefighters

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

Feb 15th 2013, 5:00 PM 15,537 Views 18 Comments

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
# By-election
# By-election

13 names in the running for Dublin West by-election

Oct 13th 2011, 7:15 AM 1,243 Views 6 Comments

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
# Fire Services
# Fire Services

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association

Aug 9th 2011, 6:58 PM 961 Views 8 Comments

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