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#Emergency

From TheJournal.ie California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes Emergency

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

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

From The42 Addison and Murphy in 'pole position' among Ireland's standby list Back Up

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast Emergency

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie What does the Dáil's declaration of a climate emergency actually mean? Emergency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain Rescue 116

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at midday.

From TheJournal.ie Ambulance services facing 'significant' delays of more than an hour in Dublin First Responders

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Five people dead at retirement home in France after reportedly falling ill from eating duck salad Food Poisoning

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out Emergency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Twins given medals for saving grandmother's life after she suffered seizure Clonakilty

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving Emergency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens Emergency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Warning over modified helmets after hurler sustains 'horrific' hand injury GAA

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

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

From TheJournal.ie White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall Bypass Congress

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane Emergency

Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane

Landslides and flash flooding have left roads blocked.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs Emergency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Hawaii volcano forces evacuations as lava destroys homes Kilauea

PHOTOS: Hawaii volcano forces evacuations as lava destroys homes

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

From TheJournal.ie Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident Flight Safety

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade processed nearly 100 fewer emergency calls this Good Friday - despite pubs being open Great Friday

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow Irish Water

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about how residents would exit disability centre in event of fire Camphill

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action Emergency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia Emergency

Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33 Emergency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida Emergency

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida

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

From TheJournal.ie Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century Earthquake

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

A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico late last night.

From TheJournal.ie President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises HURRICANE HARVEY

President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey HURRICANE HARVEY

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish J1 student in 'very serious condition' after suffering cardiac arrest while swimming Maryland

Irish J1 student in 'very serious condition' after suffering cardiac arrest while swimming

The 22-year-old was swimming in the Ocean City area of Maryland when he came into difficulty.

From TheJournal.ie British Airways flight to London diverts to Dublin Airport with medical emergency BA

British Airways flight to London diverts to Dublin Airport with medical emergency

The nature of the medical emergency is unknown.

From TheJournal.ie Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board Shannon Airport

Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board

Last Monday, an 88-year-old man also died on a flight that was diverted to Shannon.

From TheJournal.ie Smoke seen across Limerick as fire breaks out in scrap metal yard Scrap Metal

Smoke seen across Limerick as fire breaks out in scrap metal yard

Nearby residents are being asked to close their windows.

From TheJournal.ie Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration Restoration

Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration

Geraghty said that he didn’t want the issue to be a public sector versus private sector divide, but said that their demands were “reasonable”.

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