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# safety - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Thinking of doing your grocery shopping online? Here's how to get started

While there are benefits to shopping online, you shouldn’t jump in head first.

# safety - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Here's how you can give your Android device an extra layer of security

Although there are a few important caveats to keep in mind before you do.

# safety - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

# safety - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Family of four trapped on rocks winched to safety by helicopter

A member of the public called for help after hearing the family shouting out.

# safety - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday

Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.

# safety - Monday 21 July, 2014

Farmers urged to "think safety" today

The call comes after 14 lives have been lost so far this year.

# safety - Friday 27 June, 2014

Half of maritime deaths since 2002 were on recreational craft

There were 134 maritime deaths in Irish seas since 2002. “We want no fatalities on Irish seas,” said Leo Varadkar

# safety - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

There is a 'real turf war' going on between cyclists and drivers in Dublin

A new Trinity College research project also finds that a large number of cycling accidents are going unreported.

# safety - Monday 16 June, 2014

Byrne's parting message: Road deaths WILL increase unless gardaí get more resources

The veteran broadcaster, who is stepping down as RSA chairman, said it had been “very hard to get through to the people in Justice” on the issue.

# safety - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Have a private well? A third are contaminated with E. coli from human waste

Ireland has the highest incidence of VTEC in Europe – a particularly nasty strain of E. coli.

# safety - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise Close Calls This post contains videos

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise

Over 90 per cent of road vehicle / tram collisions happened on the Luas Red Line, while ten per cent happened on the Luas Green Line.

# safety - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year

That is the highest number in a single year.

# safety - Monday 19 May, 2014

15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings

A teenager will appear in court today after a taxi driver had his car hijacked in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# safety - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Clinical Director quits at Beaumont Hospital over safety concerns

Professor Shane O’Neill was Clinical Director for Medicine – he will stay on as a consultant.

# safety - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Edinburgh's new trams are officially using a safety message from Father Ted Careful Now

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities

Turkey’s four worker unions have called for a nationwide, one-day strike today.

# safety - Friday 9 May, 2014

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest

Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.

May Bank Holiday on the roads: five deaths, 151 drunk drivers and 2,164 speeders

Seven children have died on Ireland’s roads so far this year – equalling last year’s total.

# safety - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From The42 Sunderland complete great escape to secure safety, Norwich effectively relegated Staying Up

Sunderland complete great escape to secure safety, Norwich effectively relegated

Goals from Jack Colback and Fabio Borini earned the Black Cats a 2-0 win over West Brom.

# safety - Monday 28 April, 2014

'Shocking number' of bookies robberies sparks concern for lone workers

There have been 569 robberies in betting shops across the country in the last three years.

Guns, handcuffs and summer shirts: Here's what they'll be talking about at the GRA conference

Alan Shatter won’t be there because he wasn’t invited, but we were so here are some of the issues we’ll be keeping an eye on.

# safety - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'Mindless vandalism' of life rings along River Boyne puts lives at risk

Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service said replacing the life rings will incur a large financial cost.

# safety - Monday 21 April, 2014

Two men rescued from Lough Derg

The father and son team got into difficulty this afternoon while kayaking.

# safety - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Own a Toyota? Multi-million car recall affects 8,500 in Ireland

A range of problems on several models have been identified.

# safety - Monday 7 April, 2014

Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children?

Experts say we’re wrapping our kids up in cotton wool and that’s bad for them. What do you think?

# safety - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Gardaí will be out in force to ensure everyone has a ‘safe and fun’ St. Patrick’s weekend

“Between 2007 to 2013, 17 people were killed and seriously injured on our roads on St. Patrick’s Day

Over 8,400 drivers caught not putting seatbelts on children

And an another terrible statistic from the RSA reveals that one in five people killed on our roads last year were not wearing their seatbelts.

# safety - Monday 10 March, 2014

How safe are your children's toys?

Over 20,000 toys were destroyed for being unsafe last year.

# safety - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Minister says his Twitter was ‘compromised’ after porn tweet XXX

Minister says his Twitter was ‘compromised’ after porn tweet

Alex White appeared to ‘favourite’ a tweet which included an image of a naked woman.

# safety - Friday 7 February, 2014

Driving or near water this weekend? Be careful

The gardaí are advising people to use “common sense” in bad weather.

# safety - Thursday 6 February, 2014

HSA calls for rigorous lift inspections

Reports tonight indicate that the authority will begin a new investigation into the death of three-year-old Solomon Soremekun.

Column: Why are we still dying to party?

The Stardust fire happened 33 years ago, but we still have not learned the lessons of that horrific night, writes Paul Allen.

# safety - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge TV ad promoting safe cycling banned for showing cyclist without a helmet D'oh!

# safety - Friday 3 January, 2014

Road closures, clean-ups... and bad weather set to continue

Many roads around coastal areas have been affected by the bad weather. We have the latest from around the country.

# safety - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Study of Irish babies notes impact of even mild lack of oxygen at birth

The new information should be used to provide early intervention for those babies who medics previously didn’t believe to be at risk of later developmental difficulties.

# safety - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Two men arrested after fire breaks out on ferry in North Sea

A number of crew members and passengers were taken to a local hospital in Newcastle by helicopter.

# safety - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Pigeons and toilets rolls among weirdest causes of fires in 2013 Flamin Nora

Pigeons and toilets rolls among weirdest causes of fires in 2013

London Fire Brigade has revealed the reasons behind some bizarre call outs.

# safety - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Column: Working as a firefighter over the festive period can be hard – but it’s worth it

Our control centre handles fire and rescue calls for the whole of Leinster, so we’re always busy, but Christmas and New Year can often be when we’re needed most, writes Trevor Hunt.

If you have a moped/motorbike, you'll like this Helmet Hair This post contains images

If you have a moped/motorbike, you'll like this

Helmet hair, but not as we know it.

Heading for a Christmas Day swim? Here's 6 top tips to see you through safely...

From the Forty Foot in Dublin to Fanad in Donegal, thousands will be braving the waters this morning…