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# lifesaving - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first

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

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

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

“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'

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

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 This post contains images

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

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