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'There was only enough battery for one shot, but luckily, that's all I needed' - Surviving cardiac arrest
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# Cardiac Arrest

'There was only enough battery for one shot, but luckily, that's all I needed' - Surviving cardiac arrest

Jun 19th 2021, 11:53 AM 21,094 Views 1 Comment

Cathal Joyce, Kevin Knight and Ciara Doyle on the importance of CPR and acting decisively in emergency situations.

Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?
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Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?

Jun 15th 2021, 10:34 AM 29,224 Views 65 Comments

Some 70% of cardiac arrests happen in the home.

High Court awards €1.25m settlement over woman's death in maternity hospital
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High Court awards €1.25m settlement over woman's death in maternity hospital

Jun 10th 2021, 7:20 PM 15,957 Views 0 Comments

Anne Casey died after a cardiac arrest in Cork University Maternity Hospital in 2012.

Ex-Wicklow footballer 'lucky to be alive' after club-mates used defibrillator nine times to save his life
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Ex-Wicklow footballer 'lucky to be alive' after club-mates used defibrillator nine times to save his life

Updated Mar 26th 2020, 3:15 PM 44,108 Views 7 Comments

Don Jackman is back at home recovering after a sudden cardiac arrest.

'Like a miracle': British woman in Spain revived after 6 hours in cardiac arrest
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'Like a miracle': British woman in Spain revived after 6 hours in cardiac arrest

Dec 6th 2019, 9:13 PM 36,298 Views 13 Comments

“The hypothermia killed her but also saved her,” Spanish doctors said.

Cyril 'Dublin Jimmy' McGuinness died from suspected 'cardiac event', inquest hears
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Cyril 'Dublin Jimmy' McGuinness died from suspected 'cardiac event', inquest hears

Nov 18th 2019, 5:46 PM 31,984 Views 34 Comments

McGuinness collapsed while police searched a house he was staying in on 8 November.

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

May 8th 2018, 12:57 PM 17,343 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Dec 16th 2017, 5:51 PM 40,445 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Nov 11th 2017, 4:00 PM 19,461 Views 77 Comments

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

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

Oct 10th 2017, 11:40 AM 10,833 Views 44 Comments

A defibrillator in Mallow was vandalised over the weekend.

Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video
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Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video

Sep 12th 2017, 5:34 PM 15,141 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Sep 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 32,699 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Aug 3rd 2017, 1:40 PM 25,290 Views 11 Comments

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

'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?’'
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'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?’'

May 28th 2017, 8:00 AM 31,405 Views 3 Comments

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.

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

May 13th 2017, 12:21 PM 29,299 Views 63 Comments

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

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

May 12th 2017, 6:05 AM 36,832 Views 30 Comments

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

Ambulance took 40 minutes to reach cardiac arrest patient in Kells
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Ambulance took 40 minutes to reach cardiac arrest patient in Kells

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:20 AM 11,417 Views 18 Comments

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

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

May 11th 2016, 3:30 PM 19,179 Views 14 Comments

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

Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47
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Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47

Dec 29th 2015, 3:30 PM 25,222 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jul 1st 2015, 8:00 PM 31,160 Views 42 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 17th 2015, 7:00 AM 8,681 Views 4 Comments

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

HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators
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HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:42 AM 8,362 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 20th 2014, 10:00 AM 18,583 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Sep 24th 2014, 10:10 AM 5,722 Views 24 Comments

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

Two ambulances break down in Louth in 24 hours
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Two ambulances break down in Louth in 24 hours

Jul 21st 2014, 11:29 AM 6,194 Views 14 Comments

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

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

May 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,532 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Apr 28th 2014, 10:17 PM 32,242 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Dec 18th 2013, 8:30 PM 11,466 Views 10 Comments

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

Study to look at feasability of defibrillators in public places
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Study to look at feasability of defibrillators in public places

Dec 12th 2013, 11:46 AM 5,489 Views 23 Comments

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

Shark attack kills teenager in Australia
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Shark attack kills teenager in Australia

Nov 30th 2013, 11:35 AM 21,709 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Oct 29th 2013, 10:53 PM 6,360 Views 11 Comments

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

Grateful family search for Dublin Airport 'Good Samaritan'
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Grateful family search for Dublin Airport 'Good Samaritan'

Jan 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 32,721 Views 18 Comments

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

19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport
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19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport

Jan 24th 2013, 11:05 AM 11,579 Views 41 Comments

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

Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack
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Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:51 AM 466 Views 0 Comments

The Australian led his country in two Rugby World Cups.

Man saves work friend... by falling on him
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Man saves work friend... by falling on him

Dec 11th 2012, 8:24 AM 16,161 Views 28 Comments

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

Former Premier League star Muamba set for Strictly Come Dancing
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Former Premier League star Muamba set for Strictly Come Dancing

Nov 24th 2012, 1:20 PM 1,171 Views 0 Comments

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

Fabrice Muamba retires after cardiac arrest
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Fabrice Muamba retires after cardiac arrest

Aug 15th 2012, 2:07 PM 9,461 Views 21 Comments

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

Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí
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Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí

Aug 8th 2012, 2:38 PM 4,694 Views 32 Comments

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

Dustin Hoffman saved my life, says jogger
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Dustin Hoffman saved my life, says jogger

May 8th 2012, 1:29 PM 4,579 Views 11 Comments

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

Good news: Fabrice Muamba will attend Bolton match tomorrow
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Good news: Fabrice Muamba will attend Bolton match tomorrow

May 1st 2012, 6:39 PM 387 Views 0 Comments

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.

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