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

Jun 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 16,926 Views 34 Comments

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

Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome
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Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome

May 12th 2017, 10:05 AM 11,676 Views 18 Comments

No injuries were reported.

Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious burns at creamery
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Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious burns at creamery

Apr 28th 2017, 10:45 PM 29,903 Views 13 Comments

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

Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking
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Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking

Apr 10th 2017, 8:24 PM 45,357 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Apr 4th 2017, 1:54 PM 21,891 Views 15 Comments

Emergency services were at the scene.

Toxic fumes coming from large fire at Dundalk premises
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Toxic fumes coming from large fire at Dundalk premises

Mar 29th 2017, 10:34 PM 21,634 Views 21 Comments

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

Gardaí are still searching for gun after man dies in shooting
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Gardaí are still searching for gun after man dies in shooting

Feb 20th 2017, 2:20 PM 39,543 Views 17 Comments

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

Emergency services called to house fire, discover cannabis grow house
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Emergency services called to house fire, discover cannabis grow house

Feb 16th 2017, 5:42 PM 15,360 Views 24 Comments

A man in his 70s was arrested and a second man is sought after escaping through the rear of the property.

Man who came to aid of crash victim has own car cut to pieces by emergency services
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Man who came to aid of crash victim has own car cut to pieces by emergency services

Feb 11th 2017, 1:52 PM 73,609 Views 93 Comments

Paul Egan’s car was destroyed in the process, but now a fundraising campaign has been set up to aid his compensation.

Two separate multi-vehicle crashes on N25 just 15 minutes apart
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Two separate multi-vehicle crashes on N25 just 15 minutes apart

Feb 9th 2017, 9:11 AM 20,507 Views 11 Comments

No serious injuries have been reported.

"Simply appalling": Criticism of 20% car insurance hike for first responders
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"Simply appalling": Criticism of 20% car insurance hike for first responders

Sep 29th 2016, 4:21 PM 17,584 Views 38 Comments

Aviva: “The question is: who is responsible in the event of a first responder volunteer having an accident with a tragic outcome?”

Post-mortem taking place on body of man found at Lower Glanmire Road
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Post-mortem taking place on body of man found at Lower Glanmire Road

Sep 9th 2016, 11:02 AM 19,340 Views 9 Comments

The man was found injured, and later died.

Mother suspected of killing her four children in Japan
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Mother suspected of killing her four children in Japan

Aug 22nd 2016, 1:50 PM 13,685 Views 0 Comments

Police are questioning a 41-year-old woman over the deaths which included a girl as young as three

Man dies in Cork construction site accident
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Man dies in Cork construction site accident

Aug 8th 2016, 3:24 PM 24,264 Views 14 Comments

Two other men were also injured in the incident.

Cargo plane overshoots runway and skids into road at Milan airport
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Cargo plane overshoots runway and skids into road at Milan airport

Aug 5th 2016, 2:12 PM 24,213 Views 21 Comments

No one was injured, according to officials.

Body of security guard found at Navan Retail Park after suspected workplace accident
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Body of security guard found at Navan Retail Park after suspected workplace accident

Jul 26th 2016, 9:19 AM 45,851 Views 7 Comments

The body was discovered this morning.

Nearby houses evacuated as emergency services battle fire at school in Cork
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Nearby houses evacuated as emergency services battle fire at school in Cork

Jul 13th 2016, 8:16 AM 21,357 Views 4 Comments

No injuries have been reported as a result of the fire.

Two people dead after separate drowning incidents in Galway
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Two people dead after separate drowning incidents in Galway

Jun 11th 2016, 6:19 PM 28,568 Views 8 Comments

Both bodies have been taken University Hospital Galway where post mortem examinations will be carried out.

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy
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Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy

May 23rd 2016, 5:01 PM 25,945 Views 25 Comments

Alan and Adriana Watters have set up a fundraising page to thank the mother-of-13 who rescued their son.

Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee
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Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee

May 20th 2016, 2:23 PM 34,082 Views 24 Comments

The accident occurred earlier today. The woman stayed with the child until emergency services arrived.

'A despicable act': About five people a week make hoax calls to Dublin Fire Brigade
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'A despicable act': About five people a week make hoax calls to Dublin Fire Brigade

Apr 7th 2016, 6:01 AM 8,567 Views 17 Comments

The problem is getting worse.

Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident
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Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident

Mar 27th 2016, 7:49 PM 90,989 Views 10 Comments

The accident happened at an Easter event in Essex yesterday afternoon.

4 teenagers rescued after getting stranded on River Shannon
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4 teenagers rescued after getting stranded on River Shannon

Mar 21st 2016, 8:28 AM 17,171 Views 13 Comments

The four became disorientated while out walking.

Two women hospitalised after Kildare crash
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Two women hospitalised after Kildare crash

Mar 1st 2016, 6:16 PM 27,276 Views 2 Comments

Emergency services also dealt with a crash in Finglas.

Major delays from Heuston Station as male teenager hit on rail line in Co Kildare
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# Newbridge

Major delays from Heuston Station as male teenager hit on rail line in Co Kildare

Feb 1st 2016, 6:18 PM 34,120 Views 22 Comments

The teenage boy was hit by a train on the western line at Newbridge just before 4pm this afternoon.

Two men killed in Monaghan crash this morning
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Two men killed in Monaghan crash this morning

Jan 11th 2016, 9:17 AM 28,539 Views 34 Comments

Crashes have been reported in Kerry, Wicklow, Mayo and Monaghan this morning.

Woman in her 70s dies in Cavan house fire
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Woman in her 70s dies in Cavan house fire

Nov 30th 2015, 7:46 PM 9,182 Views 2 Comments

The fire was reported on Church Street in the town this afternoon.

Gardaí no longer treating death of man in Tallaght as murder
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Gardaí no longer treating death of man in Tallaght as murder

Sep 4th 2015, 10:30 PM 41,117 Views 49 Comments

A number of men were involved in a row and when gardaí arrived they discovered Karl Holmes unconscious on the ground.

600 emergency services workers to parade through the streets of Dublin
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600 emergency services workers to parade through the streets of Dublin

Aug 29th 2015, 9:33 AM 12,182 Views 14 Comments

If you’re looking for a bit of family fun next weekend your little ones will have the chance to sit in a fire truck or squad car.

911 caller told to "deal with it yourself" after teenage friend shot
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911 caller told to "deal with it yourself" after teenage friend shot

Jul 29th 2015, 8:25 PM 20,553 Views 19 Comments

The victim later died and the dispatcher has resigned.

'When you respond to accidents, you know how badly blood donations are needed'
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'When you respond to accidents, you know how badly blood donations are needed'

Jul 13th 2015, 7:40 PM 10,694 Views 23 Comments

Emergency services have issued an appeal for more people to donate blood.

Elderly man killed after being hit by truck near Dublin Airport
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Elderly man killed after being hit by truck near Dublin Airport

May 22nd 2015, 2:03 PM 20,606 Views 12 Comments

It happened just after 1 o’clock this afternoon.

A woman fell into this giant hole that opened 'like a trapdoor' in the street
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A woman fell into this giant hole that opened 'like a trapdoor' in the street

Apr 23rd 2015, 11:47 AM 36,148 Views 42 Comments

The woman was shaken – but not seriously injured – in the incident.

Young boy aged 4 injured in five-vehicle crash in Cork
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Young boy aged 4 injured in five-vehicle crash in Cork

Feb 16th 2015, 7:55 PM 19,981 Views 14 Comments

The incident occurred on the N20 at Glencaum, Crenagh.

Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise
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Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise

Jan 23rd 2015, 7:45 PM 32,857 Views 14 Comments

There are significant delays as a result.

Five car collision on M7 between Naas and Newbridge
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# Be Careful

Five car collision on M7 between Naas and Newbridge

Jan 4th 2015, 8:23 PM 49,814 Views 22 Comments

Drivers are warned to take care.

Woman in her 70s dies in house fire
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# Donegal

Woman in her 70s dies in house fire

Dec 30th 2014, 9:09 AM 8,343 Views 1 Comment

A post-mortem is due to take place this morning.

The Firefighter: 'It's never a good time to have a fire in your home, but Christmas is especially upsetting'
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The Firefighter: 'It's never a good time to have a fire in your home, but Christmas is especially upsetting'

Dec 25th 2014, 4:30 PM 179 Views 5 Comments

Those of us with kids will rise early to see if Santa came to visit, have some breakfast, exchange gifts and then wish our loved ones a Happy Christmas as we leave for work.

Little boys call 911 to talk to Santa, get a visit from police instead
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# Are You There Santa

Little boys call 911 to talk to Santa, get a visit from police instead

Dec 7th 2014, 2:49 PM 3,452 Views 0 Comments

Oops.

'Ghoulish and distasteful': Emergency services ask public to stop taking photos at crash scenes
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# Crossing The Line

'Ghoulish and distasteful': Emergency services ask public to stop taking photos at crash scenes

Nov 20th 2014, 8:30 AM 48,528 Views 89 Comments

An “astounding” number of people tried to photograph an incident yesterday in which a two-year-old girl was killed.