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New Figures Show Record Decrease In Number Of Rough Sleepers In Dublin

New figures released by the Department of Housing today show a record decrease of rough sleepers in Dublin. The Spring 2018 Rough Sleeper Count shows the number of people sleeping rough…

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Major Changes Needed in Fire Safety Certification

A change is urgently required to the wording of the existing building completion certificate in order for it to help safeguard against major residential fires says Joe Kennedy, Managing Director…

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EMS News Features

National Day Of Rememberance For Road Crash Victims This Sunday

“World Day of Rememberance for Road Traffic Victims” occurs on the third Sunday in November each year. This Sunday, November 19th, will draw the public’s attention to road traffic collisions,…

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EMS News Features

Motorists Advised To Slow Down In Anticipation For Ophelia

The AA are warning motorists to prepare for the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia passing through Ireland next week. High winds and heavy rain are expected for Monday. The warning comes…

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Features Travel

Carlow, Meath & Laois score big at national RTC Challenge

Fire and Rescue Teams from Ireland performed best at the National RTC Trauma and Extrication Challenge 2017, held in Navan, Co. Meath last week. Among the Irish participants were Fire…

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Mount Everest: A Continuing Story of Adventure, Achievement, and Tragedy

Mount Everest has always had a daunting unpredictability and long history of conquest and tragedy. As the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest has a long history of remarkable achievement and…

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Business Features

The Chief Fire Officers Association Conference 2016 to be held in Killarney

The Chief Fire Officers Association Conference is an annual national showcase for Ireland’s fire service sector. The conference hosts a extensive panel of speakers from throughout the emergency service sector,…

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Business Education Features World News

Facebook Safety Check helps more families and friends during times of emergency

The Facebook Safety Check feature has proven to be an indispensable resource for concerned citizens in times of natural disaster. Since the attacks on Paris at the end of last…

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Exhibition by Retired Firefighter Named Irish Street Photographer of the Year.

Palmerstown local and retired Dublin firefighter Greg Matthews is having his first exhibition of street photography in Filmbase, Curved street Temple Bar.  Matthews, who started taking photographs five years ago,…

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Dublin Fire Brigade May Start Using Drones.

Dublin Fire Brigade is currently researching the use of remote controlled aerial craft called quadcopters to deal with major fires and other incidents.  The use of drones by fire services…

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Features World News

State of Emergency In Southern California After Massive Oil Spill.

A state of emergency has been declared in Southern California following one of the largest oil spills to hit the Santa Barbara coast in over 46 years.   The 21-inch-wide…

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Mount Everest: A Continuing Story of Adventure, Achievement, and Tragedy

The recent Everest avalanche in the wake of the Nepal earthquake reminded the world of the mountains daunting unpredictability and long history of conquest and tragedy. As the world’s highest…

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Woman Rescued from River Corrib by Galway Emergency Services.

Members of the public raised the alarm when they saw a woman being swept out to sea at roughly 11.30pm on Wednesday night (the 6th of May.)  The Galway lifeboat…

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Third Season of Firefighters Now Showing On RTE 1.

RTE’s popular Firefighters, a series which documents the lives of the men and women of Dublin Fire and Rescue, has returned for a third season.  In this season, the program…

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Features World News

Spanish Emergency Services Rescue Over 150 Passengers From Burning Ferry.

Spanish emergency services successfully evacuated more than 150 passengers from a ferry (the Sorrento) which dramatically caught fire while crossing the Mediterranean from Majorca to the Spanish port of Valencia….

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Features Health World News

EU Cars and Light Vans to have eCall Emergency Feature in 2018.

    As of March 31st 2018, all cars and light vans in the European Union will be equipped with a device called an eCall which automatically alerts emergency services…

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Features Health

Fire Safety Training for Home Care Workers

A new fire safety training programme specifically designed for home care workers could soon be rolled out throughout Ireland having been developed and piloted in County Clare. Developed by Ennis-based…

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Features Lifestyle

How to React when you hear Emergency Sirens

Many drivers are unaware of what action to take when they hear emergency service sirens, this clip covers many different situations that drivers may encounter, the clip offers practical Solutions…

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Features Health

New Smartwatch to aid Emergency Services

  Emergency services might be about to get a helping hand in the form of a new smartwatch. Recent years has seen a need for more advanced technology to aid…

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Features History

Miguel De Cervantes remains might about to be uncovered

  The mystery of where the famous authors Miguel de Cervantes remains are buried may be about to be solved. A team of experts made up of archaeologists and anthropologists…

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