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'Get in, get out and warm up': Irish Water Safety issues advice ahead of traditional Christmas swims
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'Get in, get out and warm up': Irish Water Safety issues advice ahead of traditional Christmas swims

Dec 25th 2019, 9:30 AM 14,053 Views 16 Comments

An average of 127 people drown each year in Ireland.

Gardaí tell people to 'gift a lift' this Christmas as drink driving arrests increase
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Gardaí tell people to 'gift a lift' this Christmas as drink driving arrests increase

Nov 30th 2017, 2:23 PM 11,157 Views 21 Comments

Road deaths are down this year, but gardaí said they will not be complacent in the run up to Christmas.

Most fatal road collisions happened between 2pm and 4pm this year
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Most fatal road collisions happened between 2pm and 4pm this year

Jul 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 9,567 Views 14 Comments

Between 1 January and 30 June this year, there have been 72 fatal collisions on Irish roads.

Road safety experts warn 78 more people may die on roads this year if current trends continue
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Road safety experts warn 78 more people may die on roads this year if current trends continue

Jul 18th 2017, 4:14 PM 8,473 Views 38 Comments

“They could be relations of mine or yours.”

Use your phone for mobile banking? Gardaí warn of risks
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Use your phone for mobile banking? Gardaí warn of risks

Oct 24th 2016, 9:45 PM 34,572 Views 27 Comments

Irish people use their mobiles for internet activity more than any other western country.

We asked how many of you own carbon monoxide alarms. Here's what you told us
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We asked how many of you own carbon monoxide alarms. Here's what you told us

Sep 29th 2016, 3:17 PM 9,039 Views 17 Comments

The results of our survey earlier this week – and why you should get an alarm if you don’t have one.

6 ways to protect yourself and your home from carbon monoxide
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6 ways to protect yourself and your home from carbon monoxide

Sep 27th 2016, 9:21 AM 11,260 Views 0 Comments

It’s not called the silent killer for nothing. Here’s part two of our Carbon Monoxide Week series.

Poll: Do you have a carbon monoxide alarm in your home?
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Poll: Do you have a carbon monoxide alarm in your home?

Sep 26th 2016, 5:04 PM 20,167 Views 33 Comments

Welcome to part one of our Carbon Monoxide Week series.

Up to 80 more people may die in 2016 if road users don't wake up
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Up to 80 more people may die in 2016 if road users don't wake up

Jul 26th 2016, 4:34 PM 15,958 Views 41 Comments

The Road Safety Authority issued a warning to all road users ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

Driver caught on M50 with bed on roof, holding rope in their hands
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Driver caught on M50 with bed on roof, holding rope in their hands

Jun 30th 2015, 12:10 PM 51,180 Views 70 Comments

Ah here.

An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself
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An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself

May 31st 2015, 8:40 AM 1,339 Views 39 Comments

An expert from Irish Water Safety has some practical tips for keeping all the family safe at the beach.

Reminder to be careful with frozen berries after three deaths in Swedish nursing home
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Reminder to be careful with frozen berries after three deaths in Swedish nursing home

May 22nd 2015, 6:05 AM 44,713 Views 10 Comments

An outbreak of norovirus in Sweden was linked to imported frozen berries.

Road accidents account for almost 40% of child deaths in Ireland
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Road accidents account for almost 40% of child deaths in Ireland

Apr 2nd 2015, 6:48 PM 9,460 Views 21 Comments

Even worse – the number of fatalities on our roads of children aged under 15 almost tripled last year.

Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year
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Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year

Jan 2nd 2015, 1:48 PM 18,785 Views 45 Comments

As part of the tender process, testing is currently underway so suitable devices can be chosen.

Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland
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Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland

Apr 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 5,485 Views 45 Comments

The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.

Driving or near water this weekend? Be careful
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Driving or near water this weekend? Be careful

Feb 7th 2014, 6:36 PM 15,641 Views 6 Comments

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