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# lifesaving - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first
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# Drone Rescue

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first

Jan 18th 2018, 12:43 PM 21,955 Views 19 Comments

Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf lifesaving, with dozens of drones being trialled on beaches around the country.

# lifesaving - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws
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# Vandals

Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws

May 13th 2017, 12:21 PM 29,279 Views 63 Comments

New legislation could also see vandals hit with a €50,000 punishment.

# lifesaving - Saturday 2 April, 2016

"Your organs are no use to anyone in the ground" - a donor's kindness has given this girl her life back
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# Lifesaving

"Your organs are no use to anyone in the ground" - a donor's kindness has given this girl her life back

Apr 2nd 2016, 7:45 AM 27,554 Views 34 Comments

Laura Dolan had been suffering from a series of liver ailments for six years prior to her transplant in September 2015.

# lifesaving - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Government says it can't remove VAT on defibrillators
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# Lifesaving

Government says it can't remove VAT on defibrillators

Jan 26th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,529 Views 49 Comments

“Taxing defibrillators is like putting a tax on saving lives”: the 23 per cent VAT rate which Government says can’t be lifted because of an EU directive.

# lifesaving - 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 32,712 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?

# lifesaving - Thursday 24 January, 2013

19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport
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# Lifesavers

19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport

Jan 24th 2013, 11:05 AM 11,572 Views 41 Comments

One 85-year-old man and his family return to thank crew for saving his life after a cardiac arrest last September.

# lifesaving - Saturday 21 April, 2012

One-year-old Sergio O’Connor on way to Boston for life-saving surgery
# Health
# Health

One-year-old Sergio O’Connor on way to Boston for life-saving surgery

Apr 21st 2012, 10:15 AM 7,001 Views 35 Comments

The Dublin family will board a plane to the US on Monday morning.