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# paramedics - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Calls for doctors, nurses and trainee paramedics to be allowed continue with their driving lessons
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

Calls for doctors, nurses and trainee paramedics to be allowed continue with their driving lessons

Mar 18th 2021, 4:29 PM 16,959 Views 16 Comments

There is a huge backlog for both theory tests and driving tests.

# paramedics - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Harry Dunn's injuries not considered life-threatening despite 'breaking every major bone'
# Paramedics
# Paramedics

Harry Dunn's injuries not considered life-threatening despite 'breaking every major bone'

Nov 6th 2019, 11:00 PM 55,234 Views 3 Comments

The 19-year-old was forced to wait for paramedics for 43 minutes.

# paramedics - Friday 31 May, 2019

500 ambulance staff beginning 24-hour strike today in a row over union recognition
# 24 Hours
# 24 Hours

500 ambulance staff beginning 24-hour strike today in a row over union recognition

May 31st 2019, 6:30 AM 8,157 Views 22 Comments

Workers have already staged work stoppages in January, February and March.

# paramedics - Friday 22 December, 2017

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'
# Because
# Because

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'

Dec 22nd 2017, 2:26 PM 9,205 Views 19 Comments

Emergency services are joining forces for a new road safety campaign.

# paramedics - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay
# Breaking Point
# Breaking Point

Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay

Jul 26th 2017, 3:16 PM 10,959 Views 25 Comments

Firefighters and paramedics in Dublin want their overtime rate raised to 1.5 times regular pay, in line with the rest of the country and the Dublin City Council standard.

# paramedics - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Shootings, stabbings, cardiac arrests: Stories of lives saved as firefighters ballot for industrial action
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Shootings, stabbings, cardiac arrests: Stories of lives saved as firefighters ballot for industrial action

Feb 4th 2017, 1:47 PM 12,848 Views 69 Comments

A pamphlet is being circulated online to highlight the importance of the work Dublin firefighters do.

# paramedics - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Doctors warn young children can choke to death on whole grapes
# Food Warning
# Food Warning

Doctors warn young children can choke to death on whole grapes

Dec 21st 2016, 7:51 AM 12,327 Views 13 Comments

Grapes can form a tight airlock in the throat, meaning they need to be removed with specialist equipment.

# paramedics - Sunday 27 November, 2016

It was a super-busy Saturday night for Dublin Fire Brigade
# Run Off Their Feet
# Run Off Their Feet

It was a super-busy Saturday night for Dublin Fire Brigade

Nov 27th 2016, 12:18 PM 18,927 Views 30 Comments

Almost 300 ambulance calls were received by the service across the course of Saturday night.

# paramedics - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade

Sep 13th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,959 Views 13 Comments

The annual parade and gala will focus on safety and will also pay tribute to members of the services who lost their lives in the line of duty.

# paramedics - Friday 5 August, 2016

Ambulance strike called off as HSE agrees to recruit 461 new paramedics
# Workplace Relations Commission
# Workplace Relations Commission

Ambulance strike called off as HSE agrees to recruit 461 new paramedics

Aug 5th 2016, 10:18 PM 11,807 Views 10 Comments

Successful talks between Siptu and the HSE has averted strike action planned for next Wednesday.

# paramedics - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Violent patients, overdoses, attacks and babies arriving - Saturday night for Dublin's paramedics
# On Patrol
# On Patrol

Violent patients, overdoses, attacks and babies arriving - Saturday night for Dublin's paramedics

Jun 21st 2016, 6:10 AM 18,629 Views 12 Comments

Ambulance crews must go to where they are called to and they never know what the next call entails.

# paramedics - Friday 22 April, 2016

Woman gave birth at Dublin social welfare office
# Gardiner Street
# Gardiner Street

Woman gave birth at Dublin social welfare office

Apr 22nd 2016, 4:44 PM 31,845 Views 27 Comments

Paramedics and staff helped the woman with the birth.

# paramedics - Monday 29 February, 2016

The brother of Alan Ryan has died after being shot in Finglas
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

The brother of Alan Ryan has died after being shot in Finglas

Feb 29th 2016, 10:00 PM 177,058 Views 153 Comments

The shooting happened on the McKee Road at around 3.15pm.

# paramedics - Monday 3 August, 2015

This baby girl was delivered by Dublin firefighters this morning
# Baptism Of Fire
# Baptism Of Fire

This baby girl was delivered by Dublin firefighters this morning

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:25 AM 28,659 Views 26 Comments

Baby Eva’s parents will have a good story to tell her when she’s older.

# paramedics - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Watch: Man who took heroin overdose gets aggressive with Cork paramedics
# Bad Reaction
# Bad Reaction

Watch: Man who took heroin overdose gets aggressive with Cork paramedics

Apr 16th 2015, 6:10 AM 25,040 Views 44 Comments

He was not breathing when the paramedics arrived on the scene.

# paramedics - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Ever wanted to ask the Gardaí something about their records? Now you can
# Foi Requests
# Foi Requests

Ever wanted to ask the Gardaí something about their records? Now you can

Oct 15th 2014, 5:36 PM 17,364 Views 18 Comments

A new law extends Freedom of Information requests to cover limited areas of an Garda Síochána and other organisations. They don’t have to answer you though…

# paramedics - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

12-year-old boy rescued after 50 foot fall
# Shankill
# Shankill

12-year-old boy rescued after 50 foot fall

Oct 1st 2014, 10:31 PM 15,402 Views 6 Comments

The boy was transported to hospital by helicopter this evening.

# paramedics - Thursday 25 September, 2014

19-year-old Down woman dies after being found unconscious at foot of stairs
# Sudden Death
# Sudden Death

19-year-old Down woman dies after being found unconscious at foot of stairs

Sep 25th 2014, 6:22 PM 19,045 Views 5 Comments

Detectives are now trying to trace the woman’s movements before her death.

# paramedics - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Strike looms in ambulance service over unsuitable posts
# Emergency
# Emergency

Strike looms in ambulance service over unsuitable posts

Jun 19th 2014, 4:39 PM 8,551 Views 33 Comments

SIPTU members will be balloted on action over the HSE’s failure to implement Labour Court recommendations on staff redeployment.

# paramedics - Friday 18 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Apr 18th 2014, 9:55 PM 28,231 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

# paramedics - Monday 7 April, 2014

Firefighter: Dublin's the second best place to have a heart attack - no thanks to the HSE
# Emergency
# Emergency

Firefighter: Dublin's the second best place to have a heart attack - no thanks to the HSE

Apr 7th 2014, 2:01 PM 11,206 Views 41 Comments

HSE plans to take back control of the service emerged last month but firefighers are concerned about a drop in the level of service if they hand over the reins.

# paramedics - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Firefighter dies suddenly after putting out car fire in Armagh
# Blaze
# Blaze

Firefighter dies suddenly after putting out car fire in Armagh

Feb 11th 2014, 2:06 PM 17,638 Views 11 Comments

The deceased was based out of Lurgan Fire Station.

# paramedics - Monday 10 February, 2014

'Serious concerns' about risks for HSE paramedics sent to incidents alone
# Rapid Response
# Rapid Response

'Serious concerns' about risks for HSE paramedics sent to incidents alone

Feb 10th 2014, 6:45 AM 10,546 Views 19 Comments

Figures provided to TheJournal.ie show there were almost 3,500 instances of this in a six month period.

# paramedics - Sunday 8 September, 2013

HSE has 'no plans' to provide ambulance staff with stab vests
# Emergency Staff
# Emergency Staff

HSE has 'no plans' to provide ambulance staff with stab vests

Sep 8th 2013, 8:00 AM 5,851 Views 32 Comments

However the National Ambulance Service has been identified as an end-user in a trial for a new generation of body armour.

# paramedics - Monday 18 March, 2013

Frontline workers ramp up campaign against Croke Park 2
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

Frontline workers ramp up campaign against Croke Park 2

Mar 18th 2013, 2:58 PM 13,702 Views 96 Comments

Gardaí, nurses and firefighters will see their pay cut by between 3 and 11 per cent under the pay deal, says the 24/7 Frontline Services Alliance.

# paramedics - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Ambulance stolen from Dublin housing estate
# Taken
# Taken

Ambulance stolen from Dublin housing estate

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:30 AM 18,132 Views 80 Comments

The ambulance was found crashed into a nearby park shortly after it was taken from Corduff in Blanchardstown last night.

# paramedics - Friday 2 September, 2011

Firefighters head to Labour Court as one union ballots on possible industrial action
# Firefighters
# Firefighters

Firefighters head to Labour Court as one union ballots on possible industrial action

Sep 2nd 2011, 7:00 AM 409 Views 0 Comments

Firefighters and paramedics in the capital are unhappy with proposed cuts to overtime, training and annual leave by Dublin Fire Brigade.

# paramedics - Friday 26 August, 2011

# paramedics - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Dublin firefighters may vote in favour of industrial action
# Fire Brigade
# Fire Brigade

Dublin firefighters may vote in favour of industrial action

Aug 25th 2011, 5:31 PM 782 Views 8 Comments

IFESA, representing many firefighters and paramedics in Dublin, will ballot its members next week over cuts to overtime, training and annual leave.