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# saving lives
Rural pub gets award for giving punters a lift home to avoid drink-driving
The Portlaoise Treacy’s Bar and Restaurant has an eight-seater mini-van.
# saving lives
A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare
“There are women alive today that would otherwise have died as a result of domestic violence.”
# value of life
'Not fit for purpose': How an 'arbitrary' system decides what drugs get funded in Ireland
Within the finite resources of the health system, expensive drugs are routinely turned down.
# EpiPens
Life-saving drugs can now be given by trained members of the public
The death of Emma Sloan from an allergic reaction gave a huge impetus to the campaign.
# saving lives
Irish sailors have saved 358 migrants drifting in a wooden barge
The LÉ Niamh is patrolling the Mediterranean.
# saving lives
Minister: Speed vans aren't about making money, honest
Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.
# saving lives
Which lifeboat station in Ireland rescues the most people?
The RNLI released its 2014 lifeboat launch and rescue statistics today.
# rescue me
The Coast Guard saved 260 lives this year
It was a very busy year for the Coast Guard. Here are all the details.
# saving lives
Arklow RNLI rescue 3 people from sinking powerboat
The rescue was described as a ‘close call’ by RNLI volunteers.
# volunteering
'He was talking about never seeing his unborn child when we rescued him': Volunteering with the RNLI
Brendan Copeland has been with the RNLI for 24 years, he spoke to about his experiences.
# saving lives
Ireland's newest lifeboat station opens at Union Hall where the Tit Bonhomme tragedy happened
A team of 16 volunteers, including an electrician, an engineer and a fisherman, will operate the new lifeboat.