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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”.

From The42 Gabi bitten by Torres as Deportivo doctor praises Atletico duo for quick-thinking Scare

Gabi bitten by Torres as Deportivo doctor praises Atletico duo for quick-thinking

The midfielder was bitten by his unconscious team-mate as he tried to stop him from swallowing his tongue.

From TheJournal.ie 200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk California

200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk

The evacuation was ordered yesterday afternoon after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway of the dam.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 people die in avalanches in Afghanistan Emergency

Over 100 people die in avalanches in Afghanistan

At least 50 people were killed in a single village.

From TheJournal.ie Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors Rescue

Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors

More than two days have passed since anyone has been pulled out alive from the hotel.

From TheJournal.ie Flight diverted to Shannon over medical emergency... for fourth time in a week Emergency Landing

Flight diverted to Shannon over medical emergency... for fourth time in a week

An elderly lady who was travelling with family was found to be unresponsive on board the Barbados-bound flight.

From TheJournal.ie Miami to London flight diverted to Shannon after passenger became seriously ill Emergency

Miami to London flight diverted to Shannon after passenger became seriously ill

The patient was taken to University Hospital Limerick for treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Carrie Fisher in intensive care after 'heart attack on flight' Emergency

Carrie Fisher in intensive care after 'heart attack on flight'

Her brother Todd Fisher said she is receiving excellent care, but that he could not classify her condition.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to stock up on 240,000 tonnes of salt this winter Winter Is Coming

Ireland to stock up on 240,000 tonnes of salt this winter

A once-off relocation scheme for those impacted by last year’s floods was also announced today.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí respond after reports of gunshots at Dublin flat complex Basin Street

Gardaí respond after reports of gunshots at Dublin flat complex

There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident.

From TheJournal.ie United Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport Safe And Sound

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

The flight was travelling from Belfast to Newark Airport in New York

From TheJournal.ie 16 people taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport United Airlines

16 people taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport confirmed that United Airlines flight UA-880 from Houston to Heathrow diverted to Shannon Airport “with a medical situation”.

From TheJournal.ie Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway Kent

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway

Police said it is believed a lorry collided with the pedestrian bridge.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin fire engines repeatedly taken out of action due to staff shortages Emergency

Dublin fire engines repeatedly taken out of action due to staff shortages

Dublin Fire Brigade said it is working to fill existing and future vacancies.

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands Louisiana

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands

Over 20,000 people and hundreds of pets have been rescued from the floods so far.

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