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#Paramedics

# paramedics - Friday 31 May, 2019

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# paramedics - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Dublin firefighters may vote in favour of industrial action

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