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Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut
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Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut

Aug 14th 2020, 7:36 AM 8,872 Views 0 Comments

Dozens of demonstrators shouted as lawmakers arrived at parliament to ratify the emergency measure.

Tom Clonan: Ireland's ICU guidelines for Covid-19 must safeguard people with disabilities
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Tom Clonan: Ireland's ICU guidelines for Covid-19 must safeguard people with disabilities

Apr 9th 2020, 2:25 PM 16,651 Views 34 Comments

Rationing of critical care during any coronavirus surge must not happen at the expense of the most vulnerable, writes Clonan.

New law will empower minister to shut down pubs that refuse to close
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New law will empower minister to shut down pubs that refuse to close

Mar 20th 2020, 6:16 PM 47,978 Views 71 Comments

TD Niall Collins says some pubs have remained open.

Barcelona granted permission to sign a forward outside the transfer window
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Barcelona granted permission to sign a forward outside the transfer window

Feb 17th 2020, 11:51 AM 12,820 Views 14 Comments

The Catalan giants can bring in another player following the injury to Ousmane Dembele.

Coronavirus: Trump bans foreign nationals who 'pose a risk' from entering US
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Coronavirus: Trump bans foreign nationals who 'pose a risk' from entering US

Updated Jan 31st 2020, 10:02 PM 26,735 Views 29 Comments

The US will also begin funnelling all flights from China to seven major airports where passengers can be screened for illness.

California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes
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California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes

Oct 28th 2019, 1:37 PM 11,080 Views 1 Comment

Many homes have been evacuated and power has been cut due to the fires.

Addison and Murphy in 'pole position' among Ireland's standby list
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# Back Up

Addison and Murphy in 'pole position' among Ireland's standby list

Sep 4th 2019, 5:30 AM 10,289 Views 20 Comments

Joe Schmidt confirmed that he definitely won’t be calling on foreign-based players in an emergency.

Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast
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Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast

Updated Jul 13th 2019, 5:45 PM 25,709 Views 11 Comments

The Mississippi River is currently at 17 feet – just below flood range.

A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend
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A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend

Jul 8th 2019, 1:36 PM 17,695 Views 17 Comments

The report notes that the mortality rate for heart attack and stroke has continued to decrease year-on-year for the past 10 years.

What does the Dáil's declaration of a climate emergency actually mean?
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What does the Dáil's declaration of a climate emergency actually mean?

May 10th 2019, 11:57 AM 19,462 Views 108 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said this move will put pressure on the government to be more ambitious with its policies.

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain
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Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain

Apr 20th 2019, 3:00 PM 18,033 Views 3 Comments

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at midday.

Ambulance services facing 'significant' delays of more than an hour in Dublin
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Ambulance services facing 'significant' delays of more than an hour in Dublin

Apr 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,431 Views 26 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade serves emergency call outs for Dublin city, as well as the greater Dublin area.

Five people dead at retirement home in France after reportedly falling ill from eating duck salad
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Five people dead at retirement home in France after reportedly falling ill from eating duck salad

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:50 AM 23,140 Views 13 Comments

The five individuals are aged between 76 and 95 years old.

Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out
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Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out

Mar 30th 2019, 8:00 AM 15,365 Views 21 Comments

The ban had been put in place last month to “mitigate the risk” of this type of driving on public roads.

Twins given medals for saving grandmother's life after she suffered seizure
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Twins given medals for saving grandmother's life after she suffered seizure

Mar 8th 2019, 7:39 PM 20,107 Views 19 Comments

Sean O’Sullivan woke at 6am and couldn’t rouse his granny Ruth.

'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving
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'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving

Feb 20th 2019, 5:54 PM 10,278 Views 17 Comments

Opposition politicians have described the ban on driving with blue lights and sirens as a “backward” move.

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens
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Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens

Feb 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 84,302 Views 61 Comments

Volunteers are worried about the potential delays this will cause when they are travelling to incidents.

Warning over modified helmets after hurler sustains 'horrific' hand injury
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Warning over modified helmets after hurler sustains 'horrific' hand injury

Feb 15th 2019, 1:33 PM 29,602 Views 21 Comments

While attempting to catch a sliotar, the hurler’s left hand struck the helmet of an opposing player during a club league match.

White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall
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White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall

Updated Feb 15th 2019, 7:20 AM 35,900 Views 124 Comments

Declaring a national emergency would free Trump to seek to redirect federal funds and bypass Congress.

Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane
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Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane

Aug 24th 2018, 8:43 AM 18,479 Views 19 Comments

Landslides and flash flooding have left roads blocked.

'It's falling on deaf ears': Still no plan for gardaí without lights and sirens driver training
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# Need For Speed

'It's falling on deaf ears': Still no plan for gardaí without lights and sirens driver training

Aug 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 19,431 Views 33 Comments

The Garda Representative Association said as many as 60% of gardaí only have basic driver training, which means they can not exceed the speed limit in a chase.

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 18,041 Views 10 Comments

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

'Weather knows no borders': Sinn Féin senator calls for all-Ireland weather alerts during emergencies
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'Weather knows no borders': Sinn Féin senator calls for all-Ireland weather alerts during emergencies

Jul 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 14,254 Views 15 Comments

Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile said that when weather alerts are reported, they should be done so on an all-Ireland basis.

Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs
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Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs

Jun 13th 2018, 6:01 AM 9,064 Views 15 Comments

Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon says the government needs to change its thinking.

PHOTOS: Hawaii volcano forces evacuations as lava destroys homes
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# Kilauea

PHOTOS: Hawaii volcano forces evacuations as lava destroys homes

May 7th 2018, 11:09 AM 21,783 Views 5 Comments

Over 1500 residents have been ordered to evacuate the surrounding areas as some lose their homes.

Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident
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Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident

Apr 19th 2018, 6:01 PM 27,854 Views 52 Comments

Photos emerged online this week of passengers using their oxygen masks incorrectly during an emergency Southwest Airlines landing.

Dublin Fire Brigade processed nearly 100 fewer emergency calls this Good Friday - despite pubs being open
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# Great Friday

Dublin Fire Brigade processed nearly 100 fewer emergency calls this Good Friday - despite pubs being open

Apr 7th 2018, 7:30 AM 8,801 Views 7 Comments

This year over the 24 hours of Good Friday, the centre processed a total of 379 calls.

Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow
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Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow

Mar 5th 2018, 4:10 PM 59,755 Views 154 Comments

The water supply has come under great pressure in the aftermath of Storm Emma.

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 38,489 Views 99 Comments

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

'I've had enough': A Galway GP has invoiced the ambulance service to highlight delays
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'I've had enough': A Galway GP has invoiced the ambulance service to highlight delays

Feb 3rd 2018, 4:00 PM 90,547 Views 63 Comments

Dr Peter Sloane says that he wants to draw attention to the lack of resources to the ambulance service in Carraroe.

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 57,938 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.

Risk of flooding overnight as another weather warning set to come into effect at 3am
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# Storm Aftermath

Risk of flooding overnight as another weather warning set to come into effect at 3am

Jan 3rd 2018, 9:26 PM 43,326 Views 20 Comments

The National Emergency Coordination Group on severe weather convened this morning to assess the situation in the wake of Eleanor and to review the weather ahead.

Concerns raised about how residents would exit disability centre in event of fire
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Concerns raised about how residents would exit disability centre in event of fire

Nov 1st 2017, 1:13 PM 10,410 Views 3 Comments

While there were master keys to individual units at the centre, there was no clarity as to how these could be located in an emergency.

See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action
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See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action

Oct 21st 2017, 9:30 PM 39,968 Views 55 Comments

It was the first time the system was brought into use in ireland under the 2009 Broadcasting Act.

Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia
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Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia

Oct 16th 2017, 11:30 AM 16,239 Views 82 Comments

“Our number one priority today is to avoid any injuries and any loss of life.”

'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33
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'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33

Oct 14th 2017, 1:10 PM 6,513 Views 9 Comments

An estimated 5,700 structures have been destroyed by the wildfires.

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida
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Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida

Sep 9th 2017, 5:30 PM 48,403 Views 35 Comments

A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.

Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century
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Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century

Sep 8th 2017, 10:18 PM 44,497 Views 41 Comments

A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico late last night.

President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises
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# HURRICANE HARVEY

President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises

Aug 29th 2017, 7:54 AM 12,136 Views 20 Comments

Houston’s Mayor has defended the decision not to evacuate the city.

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey
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# HURRICANE HARVEY

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey

Aug 28th 2017, 9:56 PM 16,316 Views 15 Comments

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

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