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Swimmer (60s) dies at Dublin's Dollymount Strand
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Swimmer (60s) dies at Dublin's Dollymount Strand

5 hours ago 37,013 Views 4 Comments

Six people have drowned in lakes or seas this week.

Sunny weather for the weekend ahead - with a possible high of 26 degrees on Sunday
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Sunny weather for the weekend ahead - with a possible high of 26 degrees on Sunday

Jun 11th 2021, 1:28 PM 13,855 Views 2 Comments

As people travel to the water to cool down this weekend, Water Safety Ireland have asked the public to be careful.

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff
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Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff

Jun 4th 2021, 11:43 AM 57,053 Views 4 Comments

The man, who was in his 20s, passed away in Beaumont hospital.

Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim
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Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 11,140 Views 1 Comment

The warning comes as an increase in calls to search and rescue teams have been noticed.

Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing
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Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing

Aug 31st 2020, 2:45 PM 64,010 Views 0 Comments

A man and woman have already been charged in connection with this incident.

Woman (60s) dies in house fire in Co Limerick
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Woman (60s) dies in house fire in Co Limerick

May 13th 2020, 5:27 PM 26,659 Views 3 Comments

Two units of Kilmallock Fire Service attended the scene after receiving a 999 alert at 13.01 pm.

Man's body found in burning car in Lucan
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Man's body found in burning car in Lucan

Nov 18th 2019, 9:19 PM 122,058 Views 22 Comments

The burning car was discovered earlier this evening.

'It makes you feel proud': More than 1,500 frontline workers to march in National Services Day parade
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'It makes you feel proud': More than 1,500 frontline workers to march in National Services Day parade

Aug 27th 2019, 5:06 PM 12,918 Views 13 Comments

National Services Day, which honours emergency workers, will take place on 7 Sept.

Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries
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# Mulhuddart

Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries

Jun 2nd 2019, 12:15 PM 26,577 Views 33 Comments

Emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Cruise ship reaches Norway port after engine problems prompted evacuation
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# NORWEGIAN COAST

Cruise ship reaches Norway port after engine problems prompted evacuation

Updated Mar 24th 2019, 4:31 PM 50,734 Views 19 Comments

The ship sent an SOS message due to “engine problems in bad weather” yesterday.

Man rescued from water at Howth Harbour after car drives off pier
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Man rescued from water at Howth Harbour after car drives off pier

Jan 20th 2019, 11:40 AM 34,822 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, An Garda Síochána and fire and ambulance services attended the scene which remains closed off.

UK girl (4) receives award for helping to save mother with 999 call
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UK girl (4) receives award for helping to save mother with 999 call

Nov 30th 2018, 6:46 PM 16,112 Views 14 Comments

Kaitlyn Wright was able to direct emergency services to their home in Dorset.

Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack
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Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack

Updated Nov 9th 2018, 12:41 PM 51,830 Views 90 Comments

One man was killed and two others were injured in the incident.

Passengers to disembark ferry that collided with two yachts off Isle of Wight
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Passengers to disembark ferry that collided with two yachts off Isle of Wight

Updated Oct 21st 2018, 12:19 PM 24,467 Views 9 Comments

A search and rescue helicopter had been combing the area also but was forced to turn back due to low visibility.

12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin
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12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin

Sep 9th 2018, 7:29 PM 31,048 Views 4 Comments

The incident was first reported to emergency services just before 5pm.

Almost 4 in 10 calls received by Emergency Call Answering Service in 2017 were silent
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Almost 4 in 10 calls received by Emergency Call Answering Service in 2017 were silent

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 13,773 Views 7 Comments

The ECAS is responsible for answering 112 and 999 emergency calls and texts within the State.

Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board
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Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board

Aug 10th 2018, 9:08 AM 18,043 Views 10 Comments

The Virgin Atlantic flight landed just after 7am this morning.

'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe
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'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe

Jul 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,351 Views 0 Comments

The man sought reinstatement but the WRC judged that to be inappropriate given the “breakdown of trust”.

Elderly man dies after suffering 'extensive burns' at house fire in Co Clare
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Elderly man dies after suffering 'extensive burns' at house fire in Co Clare

Jun 16th 2018, 12:20 PM 10,439 Views 5 Comments

The man’s son was also injured during the incident.

Young man in critical condition after serious crash in Kilkenny last night
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Young man in critical condition after serious crash in Kilkenny last night

May 27th 2018, 2:55 PM 16,641 Views 0 Comments

It happened in Julianstown, Ballyfoyle at around 10.30pm.

All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash
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All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash

Mar 31st 2018, 6:01 AM 16,491 Views 36 Comments

eCall is a new life-saving technology which will be fitted to all new cars from today.

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma
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Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma

Mar 14th 2018, 6:44 PM 16,275 Views 34 Comments

The trade union wants “a uniform response by local authorities to extreme weather events”.

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'
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Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'

Mar 5th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,505 Views 102 Comments

Varadkar said that a number of deaths may have been caused by the storm.

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm
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Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 3:05 PM 14,693 Views 40 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

Seven people remain in hospital following the school bus crash this morning
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Seven people remain in hospital following the school bus crash this morning

Feb 7th 2018, 4:25 PM 151,735 Views 37 Comments

A full school bus collided with a car at about 8.30am this morning on the R513 near Caherconlish, with dozens sustaining injuries.

Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives'
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Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives'

Jan 30th 2018, 7:39 AM 29,417 Views 12 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade responded to a call made by its ambulance after 11pm last night.

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea
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# Miryang

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea

Jan 26th 2018, 9:16 PM 13,479 Views 5 Comments

More than 130 were hurt in the fire, the country’s worst for 15 years.

Body of man (50s) recovered after car went into water at Howth harbour
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Body of man (50s) recovered after car went into water at Howth harbour

Jan 25th 2018, 7:58 AM 44,879 Views 7 Comments

An alarm was raised after the car entered the water at the fish dock in Howth yesterday evening.

'Significant delays': Train services through Harmonstown suspended due to tragic incident
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'Significant delays': Train services through Harmonstown suspended due to tragic incident

Jan 22nd 2018, 1:33 PM 46,865 Views 13 Comments

Dublin Bus is accepting rail tickets.

Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay
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Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay

Jan 12th 2018, 7:29 PM 51,968 Views 61 Comments

The family have asked for an explanation for the delay, but say that ambulance delays are a common problem in the area.

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints
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Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints

Jan 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,051 Views 146 Comments

Crews are being told to use Dublin Airport for transfers to Beaumont Hospital, adding up to 20 minutes onto the journey for the patient.

Emergency services at the scene of a fire in Wicklow
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Emergency services at the scene of a fire in Wicklow

Dec 22nd 2017, 4:17 PM 17,041 Views 5 Comments

Black smoke has been seen bellowing over the town.

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'
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# Because

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'

Dec 22nd 2017, 2:26 PM 9,204 Views 19 Comments

Emergency services are joining forces for a new road safety campaign.

'We are dealing with a substantial amount of flooding': Army called in to help in Mountmellick
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'We are dealing with a substantial amount of flooding': Army called in to help in Mountmellick

Nov 23rd 2017, 8:45 AM 24,976 Views 22 Comments

The government has announced an emergency scheme to repair flood damage done to small businesses.

All new cars sold in Ireland from next April will 'call' emergency service if you crash
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All new cars sold in Ireland from next April will 'call' emergency service if you crash

Nov 9th 2017, 12:01 AM 46,590 Views 103 Comments

Once the car senses a severe impact the eCall device automatically initiates an emergency call.

'People need to take responsibility': Laws could punish those who put emergency services at risk
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'People need to take responsibility': Laws could punish those who put emergency services at risk

Oct 18th 2017, 12:14 PM 12,014 Views 68 Comments

There are already existing laws which could see people facing six months in jail in certain instances like this.

'We're there to serve the public': Frontline emergency parade to highlight positive work of services
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# At The Coalface

'We're there to serve the public': Frontline emergency parade to highlight positive work of services

Aug 26th 2017, 6:30 PM 9,830 Views 6 Comments

“Frontline workers are out there to serve the public and that’s what we do as an organisation – always have and always will.”

Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash
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Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash

Jul 24th 2017, 9:37 AM 33,739 Views 6 Comments

One woman is in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital.

Man rushed to hospital after being rescued from building fire in Ballybough
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Man rushed to hospital after being rescued from building fire in Ballybough

Jun 28th 2017, 7:37 PM 15,075 Views 5 Comments

Three DFB fire engines responded to the blaze from North Strand and Phibsboro fire stations.

Kildare house fire: Firefighter hospitalised after attending blaze
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Kildare house fire: Firefighter hospitalised after attending blaze

Jun 28th 2017, 1:20 PM 17,338 Views 12 Comments

A councillor who witnessed the fire says it caused considerable damage.

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