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Updated: Man dies in multi-vehicle collision in Kilkenny
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Updated: Man dies in multi-vehicle collision in Kilkenny

Jan 17th 2013, 12:10 PM 10,383 Views 15 Comments

One man died and two others were taken to hospital following the incident on the N10 Kilkenny to Waterford Road this morning.

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster
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1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster

Dec 29th 2012, 10:30 AM 6,472 Views 8 Comments

The government said the capital’s fire service was not adequately equipped to meet “the needs of a modern fire brigade” at the time of the tragedy.

Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions
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Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions

Dec 14th 2012, 6:04 PM 7,234 Views 34 Comments

Independent TD Denis Naughten said today that there is a need for the establishment of a national helicopter emergency service.

Drivers advised on how to share the road with emergency service vehicles
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Drivers advised on how to share the road with emergency service vehicles

Dec 5th 2012, 7:30 AM 10,663 Views 53 Comments

A new booklet is being launched tomorrow that aims to advise motorists how to behave when they see emergency services dealing with an incident on the road.

Ambulance stolen from Dublin housing estate
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Ambulance stolen from Dublin housing estate

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:30 AM 18,136 Views 80 Comments

The ambulance was found crashed into a nearby park shortly after it was taken from Corduff in Blanchardstown last night.

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour
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Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour

Nov 1st 2012, 7:40 AM 14,651 Views 100 Comments

Emergency service vehicles were stoned and an ambush was set up in the Spencer Dock area in Dublin last night.

Emergency services association call for stronger protection
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Emergency services association call for stronger protection

Oct 31st 2012, 9:35 AM 3,429 Views 13 Comments

The IFESA said workers are bracing themselves for another busy Halloween tonight when it is more than likely they will face injury and assault.

HSE reports €404m financial deficit to end of August
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HSE reports €404m financial deficit to end of August

Oct 19th 2012, 11:33 AM 3,173 Views 22 Comments

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin had the largest overspend in the hospital sector running at nearly €20 million at the end of August.

Significant drop in fire fatalities in 2012
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Significant drop in fire fatalities in 2012

Oct 1st 2012, 6:09 PM 4,145 Views 12 Comments

As part of Fire Safety Week 2012, the fire service are urging people to remain fire safety conscious.

Concerns raised over "vetting" of calls to fire service
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Concerns raised over "vetting" of calls to fire service

Sep 26th 2012, 2:49 PM 8,004 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association said it is concerned that some calls are not being answered rapidly enough due to vetting.

Teen kayakers rescued from cave
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Teen kayakers rescued from cave

Aug 5th 2012, 10:04 AM 5,874 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, a man who fell 50ft from McGillycuddy Reeks was also rescued and brought to hospital.

Elderly man dies in Dublin house fire
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Elderly man dies in Dublin house fire

Aug 4th 2012, 12:33 PM 6,224 Views 3 Comments

The fire broke out in Artane on the northside of Dublin at around 9 o’clock this morning.

Ambulance service defends actions after teen's death in two-hour journey
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Ambulance service defends actions after teen's death in two-hour journey

Jul 19th 2012, 9:06 PM 10,032 Views 48 Comments

The National Ambulance Service says it followed all correct protocols, and says the shortest route isn’t always the best one.

'People are dying' - pleas for a basic emergency service in Roscommon after death of teen
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'People are dying' - pleas for a basic emergency service in Roscommon after death of teen

Jul 19th 2012, 12:21 PM 4,700 Views 45 Comments

Roscommon Hospital Action Committee has said that there are people dying because of the decision to remove emergency services from the hospital.

Eleven evacuated from bus fire at M1 toll plaza
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Eleven evacuated from bus fire at M1 toll plaza

Jul 10th 2012, 9:17 AM 7,037 Views 6 Comments

A Bus Eireann vehicle caught fire in a southbound lane at 8am.

Naas factory fire extinguished after five hours
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Naas factory fire extinguished after five hours

Jul 6th 2012, 10:14 AM 5,838 Views 9 Comments

Nobody was injured at the blaze which broke out at the disused Cemex facility last night.

Proposals to close Navan Hospital's emergency department at night
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Proposals to close Navan Hospital's emergency department at night

Jun 20th 2012, 9:52 PM 4,314 Views 50 Comments

24-hour emergency services at Our Lady’s Hospital are to cease in August.

Five killed, 13 injured in Ukraine plane crash
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Five killed, 13 injured in Ukraine plane crash

Jun 10th 2012, 12:29 PM 2,556 Views 0 Comments

The small aircraft made an emergency landing at Borodyanka airport, about 30km west of Kiev.

Emergency services attend crash in south Dublin city
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Emergency services attend crash in south Dublin city

Jun 1st 2012, 6:04 PM 5,114 Views 1 Comment

Fire warning as "wildfire season" begins
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Fire warning as "wildfire season" begins

Mar 26th 2012, 4:35 PM 2,935 Views 2 Comments

The warning comes a year after the worst wildfires in the history of the State. Landowners are being warned not to illegally burn waste, particularly as in the current weather conditions fires could spread easily.

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train
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Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train

Mar 6th 2012, 12:29 PM 8,959 Views 41 Comments

The driver of the DART suffered injuries after detonators exploded in the driver’s cabin at Bray station during rush hour this morning.

In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games
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In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games

Feb 22nd 2012, 4:16 PM 3,326 Views 11 Comments

A mock rail attack was staged at a disused station in London earlier today.

Emergency services call for postcodes to help them reach people in need
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Emergency services call for postcodes to help them reach people in need

Nov 22nd 2011, 4:15 PM 4,186 Views 37 Comments

Fire and ambulance personnel are being delayed from attending callouts, as addresses in some areas are so vague.

Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes
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Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes

Nov 6th 2011, 10:58 AM 700 Views 0 Comments

Police have finished sifting through the wreckage and have confirmed that no further bodies have been found.

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach
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Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:08 AM 1,157 Views 0 Comments

Passenger has been pulled alive from light aircraft which crashed into the sea – its outline can be clearly seen under the water.

Man dies after falling into River Liffey
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Man dies after falling into River Liffey

Aug 25th 2011, 7:56 AM 1,162 Views 5 Comments

Two men entered the river separately last night, but only one was successfully rescued.

Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association
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Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association

Aug 9th 2011, 6:58 PM 966 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Fire & Emergency Service Associations calls for a nationalised fire service, saying the current system puts lives at risk.

Weather stalls search for Derry teen
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Weather stalls search for Derry teen

Jul 18th 2011, 1:21 PM 360 Views 0 Comments

The hunt for a 17-year-old missing in Co Donegal must today concentrate on lands near to Lough Swilly, because waters are too rough for boats to go out.

Poll: Do you have confidence in hospital emergency services?
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Poll: Do you have confidence in hospital emergency services?

Jun 27th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,557 Views 21 Comments

As HIQA launches its investigation into emergency services at Tallaght Hospital, TheJournal.ie asks how you feel about emergency treatment in Ireland.

Man falls from cliffs at Howth
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Man falls from cliffs at Howth

May 9th 2011, 10:25 AM 1,687 Views 0 Comments

Walker suffers head, leg and spinal injuries after falling during hike.

#House Fire
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Dec 3rd 2010, 3:22 PM 152 Views 0 Comments

Woman rings 999 to report missing snowman
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Woman rings 999 to report missing snowman

Dec 3rd 2010, 2:48 PM 1,108 Views 0 Comments

“It ain’t a nice road but you don’t expect someone to nick your snowman”, said the Kent resident.