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From TheJournal.ie 'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man Cardiac Arrest

'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man

Ger ‘Redser’ O’Grady was speaking after he may have saved a man’s life by performing CPR on him in Thurles last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teacher (26) who suffered 3 cardiac arrests in UAE begins to show signs of consciousness GoFundMe

Irish teacher (26) who suffered 3 cardiac arrests in UAE begins to show signs of consciousness

Aisling Brady (26) moved to the Gulf state last year after taking an extended break from her hometown job in Trim, Co Meath.

From TheJournal.ie Stop breathing in a public place? If you're a man you're far more likely to receive CPR Gender Divide

Stop breathing in a public place? If you're a man you're far more likely to receive CPR

Men were 1.23 times more likely than women to receive CPR in a public place, according to new research.

From TheJournal.ie Proposed legislation could see people who damage life-saving equipment sent to jail Vandalism

Proposed legislation could see people who damage life-saving equipment sent to jail

A defibrillator in Mallow was vandalised over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video Cardiac Arrest This post contains videos

Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video

About 5,000 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest annually.

From TheJournal.ie 'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible' Heart Failure

'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'

Michael Lyster wants people to know the symptoms of heart failure, which affects about 90,000 people in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Irish J1 student in 'very serious condition' after suffering cardiac arrest while swimming Maryland

Irish J1 student in 'very serious condition' after suffering cardiac arrest while swimming

The 22-year-old was swimming in the Ocean City area of Maryland when he came into difficulty.

From The42 'I wake up in the back of an ambulance. I’m still in full kit and I’m thinking ‘what the hell is going on here?’' Interview

'I wake up in the back of an ambulance. I’m still in full kit and I’m thinking ‘what the hell is going on here?’'

Former Stoke City and Ireland defender Clive Clarke is carving out a career as a football agent nearly 10 years on from surviving a cardiac arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws Vandals

Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws

New legislation could also see vandals hit with a €50,000 punishment.

From TheJournal.ie If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival CPR

If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival

Every day, 13 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Ambulance took 40 minutes to reach cardiac arrest patient in Kells Meath

Ambulance took 40 minutes to reach cardiac arrest patient in Kells

The ambulance service said a number of its resources were engaged on other emergency calls at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Waterford paramedic stopped to help young man who died during London marathon Tragedy

Waterford paramedic stopped to help young man who died during London marathon

“It could happen to anybody anywhere. I just happened to be there and I’m glad I stopped.”

From The42 Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47 RIP

Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47

The ex-Czech Republic international suffered a cardiac arrest just before Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Teen in cardiac arrest turned away from Navan hospital and sent to Drogheda Emergency

Teen in cardiac arrest turned away from Navan hospital and sent to Drogheda

Paramedics across the country say they are being forced to travel long distances with critical patients.

From The42 Ex-Tottenham player who suffered brain damage could be awarded €9m Negligence

Ex-Tottenham player who suffered brain damage could be awarded €9m

Radwan Hamed won a high court case against the Premier League club yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators Cardiac Arrest

HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators

€105 million is needed if additional defibrillators are to be supplied.

From TheJournal.ie 'Only for you, I'd be visiting a graveside and not a bedside'

'Only for you, I'd be visiting a graveside and not a bedside'

The woman who saved a man by starting CPR when he went into cardiac arrest has met with him and his wife.

From TheJournal.ie The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests Save A Life

The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests

A programme to install public access defibrillators around the country has been looked at.

From TheJournal.ie Two ambulances break down in Louth in 24 hours Emergency

Two ambulances break down in Louth in 24 hours

In one instance it took over an hour to transport a cardiac arrest patient to hospital because of the issue with the vehicle.

From TheJournal.ie Irish politicians to be taught Vinnie Jones's 'hard and fast' skills - by students Hands Only CPR

Irish politicians to be taught Vinnie Jones's 'hard and fast' skills - by students

It’s all part of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Hearts Appeal, which is raising money for a CPR education campaign.

From TheJournal.ie PE teacher uses CPR to save the life of a Monaghan student who collapsed in class Lifesaver

PE teacher uses CPR to save the life of a Monaghan student who collapsed in class

The teacher, Enda Tourish, has been congratulated by An Taoiseach amongst others for his actions is saving Ryan Callan.

From TheJournal.ie Test made in Longford can help docs spot if you're having a heart attack Diagnosis

Test made in Longford can help docs spot if you're having a heart attack

New tool could reduce time to diagnosis of a cardiac event – and is especially helpful in women.

From TheJournal.ie Study to look at feasability of defibrillators in public places HIQA

Study to look at feasability of defibrillators in public places

The defibrillators would be used in the event of an out-of-hospial cardiac arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Shark attack kills teenager in Australia Australia

Shark attack kills teenager in Australia

The teen is believed to have gone into cardiac arrest after being bitten on the legs.

From TheJournal.ie Stroke deaths last year below 2,000 for first time in years World Stroke Day

Stroke deaths last year below 2,000 for first time in years

Figures also confirmed that almost twice as many women as men died from stroke.

From TheJournal.ie Grateful family search for Dublin Airport 'Good Samaritan' Good Samaritan

Grateful family search for Dublin Airport 'Good Samaritan'

When 85-year-old Jack Healy collapsed outside Terminal 2, an American nurse stepped in to administer CPR. Can you help trace her?

From TheJournal.ie 19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport Lifesavers

19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport

One 85-year-old man and his family return to thank crew for saving his life after a cardiac arrest last September.

From The42 Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack Green And Gold

Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack

The Australian led his country in two Rugby World Cups.

From TheJournal.ie Man saves work friend... by falling on him Lucky

Man saves work friend... by falling on him

Martin Amriding fell on top of his friend Kevin Brockbank who was falling to floor with cardiac arrest – and it restarted his heart.

From The42 Former Premier League star Muamba set for Strictly Come Dancing Reality TV

Former Premier League star Muamba set for Strictly Come Dancing

The ex-Bolton midfielder will appear on a Christmas special nine months after suffering a cardiac arrest.

From The42 Fabrice Muamba retires after cardiac arrest Bowing Out

Fabrice Muamba retires after cardiac arrest

The 24-year-old collapsed during a match away to Tottenham Hotspur in March and his heart then stopped beating for 78 minutes.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí First Aid

Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí

Gardaí say they have suspended a defibrillator pilot programme in Blanchardstown and are evaluating a pilot in Kilkenny.

From TheJournal.ie Dustin Hoffman saved my life, says jogger Heart Attack

Dustin Hoffman saved my life, says jogger

Sam Dempster says the Hollywood actor called an ambulance and waiting with him for help after he suffered a heart attack.

From The42 Good news: Fabrice Muamba will attend Bolton match tomorrow Miraculous

Good news: Fabrice Muamba will attend Bolton match tomorrow

Less than two months after his on-field cardiac arrest against Spurs, Muamba will visit the Reebok Stadium to watch his club face the same opposition.

From The42 Fabrice Muamba: It's too early to say if I'll play professionally again Baby Steps

Fabrice Muamba: It's too early to say if I'll play professionally again

The Bolton midfielder says he ‘felt like a toddler’ when he finally regained consciousness after his cardiac arrest.

From The42 Fabrice Muamba discharged from London hospital Muamba

Fabrice Muamba discharged from London hospital

The Bolton Wanderers midfielder has given the all-clear to return home from hospital following his sudden collapse last month.

From The42 Respect: Italian fixtures postponed after Morosini death RIP

Respect: Italian fixtures postponed after Morosini death

Following Piermario Morosini’s fatal heart attack in action for Livorno yesterday, all matches have been called off.

From The42 Italian football player reported dead after suspected heart attack Serie B Shock

Italian football player reported dead after suspected heart attack

Livorno midfielder collapsed to the pitch after only 31 minutes of Livorno’s league match at Pescara. The Italian league has responded by suspending this weekend’s remaining fixtures.

From TheJournal.ie HSE report: ambulances regularly miss targets for response times Ambulance

HSE report: ambulances regularly miss targets for response times

Statistics released by James Reilly show that almost half of life-threatening cardiac emergency calls are late in being dispatched.

From The42 Student sentenced over offensive Muamba tweets Muamba

Student sentenced over offensive Muamba tweets

The 21-year-old admitted sending the messages as the Bolton midfielder fought for his life after a cardiac arrest on 17 March.

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