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# safety - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Faulty airbags mean Toyota and Nissan must recall thousands of Irish cars

It’s part of a local recall of over 6.5 million vehicles.

# safety - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From The42 This moment of brilliance from Jack Grealish created the winner for Villa He's A Bit Special

This moment of brilliance from Jack Grealish created the winner for Villa

The Ireland U21 international was superb as Tim Sherwood’s men picked up a 1-0 win over West Ham.

# safety - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

May Bank Holiday Weekend 2014: 5 killed and 6 seriously injured on roads

Last year five people died during the May bank holiday weekend.

# safety - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Cars, not people, are going to be calling 999 from road crashes

The EU has voted for new automatic call systems.

# safety - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Michael Healy Rae wants to rethink how we do fires in this country

The Kerry TD has called for a task force of interested parties to come together to deal with upland areas.

# safety - Friday 17 April, 2015

'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits'

A US government report warns against robotic control of planes.

# safety - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Teacher spat at, punched and had fire extinguisher thrown at her in classroom

Whyte said it’s not fair that teachers have to use up their sick leave when they need time off after being attacked.

Young child dies in fire on board tourist-packed Thailand ferry

No Irish citizens were thought to be on board.

# safety - Friday 20 March, 2015

Want to view the solar eclipse without damaging your eyes? Read this Turn Around Bright Eyes This post contains videos

Want to view the solar eclipse without damaging your eyes? Read this

Bonnie Tyler has some solid advice for you.

# safety - Friday 13 March, 2015

# safety - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Two prison officers injured at Midlands Prison

One officer needs 14 stitches.

# safety - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

"If the cuts are brought in...there's no way one man could pull out two firefighters" Protest This post contains images

"If the cuts are brought in...there's no way one man could pull out two firefighters"

Trade unions said the firefighters may strike if the proposed reductions go ahead.

Driving instructors will soon be allowed sit in on your test

The initial pilot will take place in Waterford and Thurles over a 6 week period.

# safety - Thursday 12 February, 2015

VIDEO: This is how dangerous your roof box can be Explosive This post contains videos

VIDEO: This is how dangerous your roof box can be

If poorly packed, these boxes can explode on impact and spew their contents with the force of several tonnes.

# safety - Friday 6 February, 2015

Pharmacies facing raids from attackers armed with knives, syringes and guns

A crime survey has found that cosmetics and fake tan are the most likely items to be shoplifted from pharmacies.

# safety - Thursday 5 February, 2015

London just approved a new plan for 'cycle superhighways' - here's what they look like

“Quietways” will also be installed, which are less segregated bike lanes on streets with less traffic.

# safety - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Which lifeboat station in Ireland rescues the most people?

The RNLI released its 2014 lifeboat launch and rescue statistics today.

# safety - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

No injuries after five car pile up on M50 last night

AA Roadwatch reported delays this morning.

# safety - Monday 26 January, 2015

Rise in cycling came with an increased number of deaths - are we ready for so many bikes?

A count of cycle traffic in Dublin city from 2011 to 2013 shows a jump of 20,000 cyclists.

# safety - Sunday 18 January, 2015

# safety - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Could virtual reality help reduce child road deaths?

16 children under the age of 15 died on our roads in 2014.

# safety - Friday 2 January, 2015

Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014

The HSA says it saw “one and a half times” the deaths it expected.

# safety - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Drivers warned airbags could have an expiry date

Gradual deterioration, rather than a manufacturing fault, is being blamed for motor recalls.

# safety - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Australian PM: 'I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible'

An inquiry will also take place into action by police prior to the siege.

# safety - Thursday 11 December, 2014

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home? spoke to a security expert about what we should be doing to stay safe.

# safety - Monday 8 December, 2014

Here are the Gardaí's 12 official Christmas safety tips

Don’t ruin it for everyone, lads.

# safety - Friday 21 November, 2014

More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker

One child had not been visited by a social worker in more than four years.

# safety - Friday 14 November, 2014

Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders

The PSNI has responded to over 100 incidents of serious crime since February 2013.

# safety - Friday 31 October, 2014

Smoke from large fire in north Dublin close to airport flight path

Emergency services have attended dozens of incidents this evening.

# safety - Friday 24 October, 2014

Dublin City Council has been confiscating wood and tyres ahead of Halloween

The Council is cracking down on bonfires.

Here's how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning

There’ll be an increased Garda presence on the roads until 7am tomorrow.

# safety - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Fingal County Council considering installing lights in park where woman was assaulted

“All councillors are in unison of the importance that the green gets used by families and individuals.”

# safety - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Nepal plans new safety rules after country's worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead

518 stranded trekkers were flown off the Himalayan mountains.

# safety - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge There was something amiss at the Luas safety launch today Ah Here

Near misses: Shocking footage from Luas driver-cams

Drivers had to pull the emergency brake 71 times this year to avoid hitting pedestrians.

# safety - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Have you checked your tyres lately?

The minimum legal tyre tread depth is 1.6mm for cars and 1mm for motorcycles.

# safety - Monday 6 October, 2014

Quinn's pub closed after All Ireland due to "grave and immediate danger to public health"

The pub was issued with a closure order by the Food Safety Authority that was lifted two days later.

# safety - Saturday 27 September, 2014

If you've bought an Opel recently you're being told not to drive it

New Corsas, Adams or Corsavans were manufactured with a steering fault.

# safety - Friday 26 September, 2014

Rush-hour Luas cleared after "loose stone" causes door to smash

Nobody was injured in the incident on the Green Line.

# safety - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Woman killed in Roscommon farm accident

Another woman was injured in the incident.