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#Emergency Services

From TheJournal.ie 'It makes you feel proud': More than 1,500 frontline workers to march in National Services Day parade Giving Thanks

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries Mulhuddart

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cruise ship reaches Norway port after engine problems prompted evacuation NORWEGIAN COAST

Cruise ship reaches Norway port after engine problems prompted evacuation

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

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued from water at Howth Harbour after car drives off pier Howth Harbour

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UK girl (4) receives award for helping to save mother with 999 call Quick Thinking

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack Australia

Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack

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

From TheJournal.ie Passengers to disembark ferry that collided with two yachts off Isle of Wight Heavy Fog

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin Bullock Harbour

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Almost 4 in 10 calls received by Emergency Call Answering Service in 2017 were silent 999

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board Virgin Atlantic

Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board

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

From TheJournal.ie 'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe Unfair Dismissal

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Elderly man dies after suffering 'extensive burns' at house fire in Co Clare Meelick

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Young man in critical condition after serious crash in Kilkenny last night Serious Collision

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

It happened in Julianstown, Ballyfoyle at around 10.30pm.

From TheJournal.ie All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash Driver Safety

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma Emergency Services

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days' Emergency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm Emergency Personnel

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Seven people remain in hospital following the school bus crash this morning Limerick

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives' Dublin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea Miryang

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Body of man (50s) recovered after car went into water at Howth harbour Dublin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Significant delays': Train services through Harmonstown suspended due to tragic incident Dublin
From TheJournal.ie Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay Carraroe

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints Emergency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Emergency services at the scene of a fire in Wicklow Wicklow Town

Emergency services at the scene of a fire in Wicklow

Black smoke has been seen bellowing over the town.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have' Because

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We are dealing with a substantial amount of flooding': Army called in to help in Mountmellick Laois

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

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

From TheJournal.ie All new cars sold in Ireland from next April will 'call' emergency service if you crash New Technology

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'People need to take responsibility': Laws could punish those who put emergency services at risk Storm Ophelia

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash Baltinglass

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

One woman is in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Man rushed to hospital after being rescued from building fire in Ballybough Emergency Services

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Kildare house fire: Firefighter hospitalised after attending blaze Athy Fire

Kildare house fire: Firefighter hospitalised after attending blaze

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

From TheJournal.ie Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999 Location

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome Italy

Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome

No injuries were reported.

From TheJournal.ie Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious burns at creamery Nenagh

Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious burns at creamery

The incident occurred around 8.30pm at the Arrabawn Co-Op in Nenagh.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking Dublin Fire Brigade

Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking

Dublin Fire Brigade is asking for more thoughtful parking: “Leave space for emergency vehicles… thanks.”

From TheJournal.ie Luas red line reopens after person injured in incident near Heuston Station Dublin

Luas red line reopens after person injured in incident near Heuston Station

Emergency services were at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Toxic fumes coming from large fire at Dundalk premises Haggardstown

Toxic fumes coming from large fire at Dundalk premises

It’s understood that the premises is a towing company and a large number of cars were at the scene of the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí are still searching for gun after man dies in shooting North Circular Road

Gardaí are still searching for gun after man dies in shooting

Gardaí were called to the scene at about 8.30pm last night.

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