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Poll: Do you feel safe on public transport?
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Poll: Do you feel safe on public transport?

Jul 28th 2021, 10:00 AM 33,358 Views 47 Comments

Security officers on the Luas are temporarily increasing after a report found many women feel unsafe on public transport.

Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout
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Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout

Jul 28th 2021, 9:58 AM 13,379 Views 97 Comments

This will also extend to those who live with people with underlying conditions.

Number of security officers on Luas temporarily increases by 30% after report on women’s safety
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Number of security officers on Luas temporarily increases by 30% after report on women’s safety

Jul 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,049 Views 23 Comments
  • The number of Luas security officers has increased by 30% after a report found that women have serious safety concerns on public transport, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Activists say better infrastructure, like lighting at bus stops, and including women in planning are crucial to making public transport safer.
  • Negative experiences have a "lasting effect" on women's transport choices, according to Transport Infrastructure Ireland.
New media regulator needs powers to order ‘swift takedown’ of harmful content
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New media regulator needs powers to order ‘swift takedown’ of harmful content

May 5th 2021, 10:15 PM 11,380 Views 23 Comments

The deputy Data Protection Commissioner said the new media commission has to be able to regulate all types of harmful online content.

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough
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Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough

Mar 11th 2021, 9:46 AM 40,782 Views 0 Comments

Our reader shares two terrifying experiences walking home in Dublin and London and asks if we are doing enough to free women from this fear.

Boeing 737 MAX cleared for Irish airspace after green light from EU authorities
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Boeing 737 MAX cleared for Irish airspace after green light from EU authorities

Jan 27th 2021, 10:14 PM 18,959 Views 46 Comments

Irish authorities said they were satisfied that the aircraft is safe to return to European airspace.

11 rescued after two weeks underground following China gold mine explosion
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11 rescued after two weeks underground following China gold mine explosion

Jan 24th 2021, 1:12 PM 17,348 Views 10 Comments

The workers were hauled up one by one in baskets with their eyes shielded to protect them after days in darkness.

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported
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Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported

Jan 18th 2021, 7:16 PM 66,238 Views 0 Comments

Over 77,000 vaccines have been administered in Ireland so far.

Two thirds of children contacted by a stranger while gaming online, according to new survey
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Two thirds of children contacted by a stranger while gaming online, according to new survey

Sep 10th 2020, 9:19 AM 13,302 Views 33 Comments

The survey was conducted by charity Cybersafe Ireland.

'It's all about assessing risk': How to protect yourself and family at home from the coronavirus
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'It's all about assessing risk': How to protect yourself and family at home from the coronavirus

Mar 16th 2020, 3:54 PM 66,418 Views 16 Comments

We look at the latest advice and speak to a virologist.

Police board easyJet flight at Gatwick airport over 'safety-related issue'
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Police board easyJet flight at Gatwick airport over 'safety-related issue'

Dec 7th 2019, 7:37 PM 30,342 Views 5 Comments

A spokesperson confirmed the issue involved a flight which arrived from Poland.

'Safety is paramount': Van Graan calls for clampdown on moving post-pads
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'Safety is paramount': Van Graan calls for clampdown on moving post-pads

Dec 2nd 2019, 3:00 PM 38,532 Views 37 Comments

In the lead up to Tommy O’Donnell’s try, Edinburgh defenders moved the safety pads out of Munster’s reach.

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks
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Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks

Oct 21st 2019, 5:30 PM 7,979 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade’s chief fire officer has said it’s important that parents of young children know where they are and make sure they are supervised.

HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries
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HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries

Sep 6th 2019, 12:48 PM 13,904 Views 17 Comments

More than 50 quarries across the country will be inspected next week.

Fianna Fáil takes aim at funfairs ahead of summer holidays
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Fianna Fáil takes aim at funfairs ahead of summer holidays

Jun 13th 2019, 6:10 AM 29,110 Views 36 Comments

The Health and Safety Funfair Amendment Bill looks to further regulate funfairs.

Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers
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Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers

Jun 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 19,446 Views 19 Comments

The Bar Council is calling for an increased garda presence at courts and for screening facilities to be installed at all courthouses.

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses
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'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Jun 4th 2019, 10:51 AM 62,925 Views 57 Comments

Two pedestrians died after being struck by trams in separate incidents earlier this year.

Hendrick strike helps Burnley all but secure Premier League status with draw at Chelsea
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Hendrick strike helps Burnley all but secure Premier League status with draw at Chelsea

Apr 22nd 2019, 10:19 PM 9,489 Views 9 Comments

Maurizio Sarri’s side failed to capitalise on defeats suffered by their top four rivals this evening.

Boeing CEO stands by 'fundamental safety' of 737 MAX jets following Ethiopian Airlines report
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Boeing CEO stands by 'fundamental safety' of 737 MAX jets following Ethiopian Airlines report

Apr 5th 2019, 8:05 AM 10,214 Views 36 Comments

‘We remain confident in the fundamental safety of the 737 MAX,’ CEO Muilenburg said. .

All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says
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All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says

Mar 27th 2019, 7:45 AM 24,877 Views 91 Comments

It is part of a string of new measures proposed by the EU to help improve road safety.

Taoiseach on suspicious package: 'Come after us, don't come after our staff or families'
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Taoiseach on suspicious package: 'Come after us, don't come after our staff or families'

Mar 4th 2019, 5:42 PM 33,194 Views 87 Comments

The white powder in the envelope addressed to the Health Minister was confirmed to be non-hazardous.

Patient dies after falling from fourth-floor window at Mater Hospital
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Patient dies after falling from fourth-floor window at Mater Hospital

Feb 15th 2019, 8:42 AM 62,520 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

Perspex glass and a dedicated garda team: What taxi drivers want after robberies by west Dublin gang
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Perspex glass and a dedicated garda team: What taxi drivers want after robberies by west Dublin gang

Jan 16th 2019, 6:15 AM 25,049 Views 35 Comments

A number of taxi drivers have been recently targeted.

Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop
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Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop

Nov 19th 2018, 7:53 AM 46,474 Views 34 Comments

The woman’s handbag was stolen during the incident.

OPINION: Don't let your dog greet trick-or-treaters and other tips to keep your pet stress-free
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OPINION: Don't let your dog greet trick-or-treaters and other tips to keep your pet stress-free

Oct 29th 2018, 8:30 PM 11,691 Views 4 Comments

Una O’Toole of the Irish Blue Cross talks us through some ways you can safeguard your pets this Halloween.

Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month
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Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month

Jul 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 7,927 Views 17 Comments

Over the past eight years, the most dangerous months for farm deaths in Ireland have been May, June and July.

Toyota recalls nearly 2,000 cars due to potential airbag fault
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Toyota recalls nearly 2,000 cars due to potential airbag fault

Jun 13th 2018, 5:53 PM 26,079 Views 34 Comments

The recall affects Corolla and Auris models.

Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests?
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Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests?

May 20th 2018, 9:00 PM 17,675 Views 66 Comments

Even if you don’t drive them, driverless cars could be part of your driving test.

Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members
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Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members

May 7th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,415 Views 5 Comments

There is also concern about children talking to strangers online when they play these games.

Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock
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Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock

May 5th 2018, 9:15 AM 14,840 Views 13 Comments

Irish waters rarely exceed 15C according to the RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard.

Two influencers to return road safety campaign fees after wearing seatbelts incorrectly
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Two influencers to return road safety campaign fees after wearing seatbelts incorrectly

Apr 28th 2018, 6:30 AM 46,037 Views 34 Comments

The RSA used 10 influencers in a campaign last year – but won’t be using any this year.

Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row
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Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row

Apr 14th 2018, 8:15 AM 6,739 Views 15 Comments

The European Commission released the statistics for 2017 this week.

All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash
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All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash

Mar 31st 2018, 6:01 AM 16,512 Views 36 Comments

eCall is a new life-saving technology which will be fitted to all new cars from today.

Unarmed gardaí posted outside the homes of gangland targets having safety reviewed
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Unarmed gardaí posted outside the homes of gangland targets having safety reviewed

Mar 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 64,350 Views 46 Comments

There have been calls to introduce tasers for rank-and-file officers.

Cork three-year-old waiting for wheelchair forced to spend time on the ground on all fours
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Cork three-year-old waiting for wheelchair forced to spend time on the ground on all fours

Mar 18th 2018, 12:05 AM 30,409 Views 96 Comments

His parents say that his dignity and safety are compromised daily.

Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast
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Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:00 PM 19,119 Views 34 Comments

Salt supplies are stocked up at off-peak time to ensure Ireland is always ready to tackle icy roads.

'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous'
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'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous'

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:57 AM 23,158 Views 15 Comments

Motorists are being urged to take to the road only in exceptional circumstances.

'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert
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'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert

Mar 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 283,229 Views 65 Comments

Lots of public transport will be stopping later this afternoon (if it hasn’t already).

Security ramped up at Regency Hotel trial as Defence Forces form part of armed escort
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Security ramped up at Regency Hotel trial as Defence Forces form part of armed escort

Jan 22nd 2018, 9:18 PM 26,355 Views 0 Comments

Defence Forces and armed gardai in evidence at Courts of Criminal Justice today.

How to buy the safest second-hand car on a €15k budget - and 3 models to see first
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How to buy the safest second-hand car on a €15k budget - and 3 models to see first

Jan 22nd 2018, 3:08 PM 8,443 Views 2 Comments

We pick the cars that aced those safety tests.

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