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ICRR Air Ambulance delivers 56 missions in first month

Ireland’s first Charity led Air Ambulance delivered 56 missions in its first month of service – and was today officially launched by An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon…

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Emergency Services in County Mayo Potentially Under Threat

A recent report published by The Connaught Telegraph have indicated that  Mayo’s emergency services are heading towards a point of not being viable anymore unless quick action is taken. Speaking…

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SLA’s To Ensure Continuity In Cross-Border Services In Case Of No-Deal Brexit

As reported by Valerie Ryan in the Irish Medical Times, it is not anticipated that there will be any break in services across the 30 Service Level Agreements currently in…

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Latest Figures Show 11% Increase In Emergency Calls

Ireland’s 999/112 emergency call centres handled almost 2.1 million calls last year, an increase of over 11% on 2017, recent data has shown. The Emergency Call Answering Service (ECAS) has…

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Air Corps Continue To Make Significant Emergency Response Contribution

The Irish Air Corps carried out more than 300 Air Ambulance missions in 2018 with the more than half of those taking place in the west of Ireland. The primary…

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Minister Flanagan welcomes 199 new members to An Garda Síochána

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has welcomed the addition of 199 new members to An Garda Síochána today, following their attestation as members at a ceremony in the Garda College, Templemore….

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RSA Chief Wants Mobile Devices For Gardaí to Detect Disqualified Drivers

peaking yesterday on World Remembrance Day for Road victims the Road Safety Authority chief Moyagh Murdock said that mobile access to a national database is essential for gardaí in order…

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New ‘Safe-Injecting’ Centre To Open On Dublin’s Merchant’s Quay

The planned new State-funded injecting centre for chronic heroin and cocaine addicts in Dublin’s inner city is to cater for around 60 addicts each day and is to open at…

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Air Ambulance Close To Lift-Off

Ireland’s first community air ambulance service is set to take off before Christmas— but it won’t be a doctor-led service as had been anticipated and hoped for. The decision has…

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PSNI’s Drew Harris Appointed As New Garda Commissioner

In an announcement, the PSNI’s Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris has been appointed as the new Garda Commissioner for the next five years. Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan,…

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AA Ireland Issues Warning For Motorists During The Hot Weather

For the rest of this week a status yellow weather warning for high temperatures is in place across the country. Met Eireann has forecast temperatures to hit 30 degrees. With…

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Naval Service Officer Commissioning Ceremony To Be Held In Cork

The 56th Naval Service Cadet Class are to be awarded their commissions tomorrow (Friday, June 22nd) at the Naval Service Officer Commissioning Ceremony in Haulbowline Naval Base, Cork. This represents the…

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Ireland Was The Fourth Safest EU Country For Road Deaths In 2017

Ireland has moved up from fifth to fourth place in the EU Member State rankings for road safety. This is according to the Road Safety Performance Index by the European Transport…

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Minister Flanagan Welcomes New Recruits To An Garda Síochána

Last Friday, at a ceremony in the Garda College, Templemore for recruits joining the force, Minister for Justice and Equality, Charles Flanagan welcomed some 198 new members to An Garda…

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Ireland’s First Community Air Ambulance Is On Its Way

The first community air ambulance service is propelling its way to Ireland by the end of July, with services expected to begin from August onwards. Irish Community Rapid Response (ICRR),…

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Part-Time Retained Firefighter Position At Kilkee and Ennistymon Fire Station

Applications are now open for potential candidates to apply for a part-time position as a retained firefighter at Kilkee and Ennistymon Fire Station. A spokesperson for Clare County Council said:…

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Clare Firefighters Presented With 166 Sets Of Next Generation Kits

Last Friday (June 1st), 166 sets of next generation fire kits were presented to Clare County Fire and Rescue Service by the Mayor of Clare, Cllr Tom McNamara. Following an…

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Dublin Fire Brigade Seeking Retained Firefighter For Skerries Fire Station

Dublin Fire Brigade are seeking applications for a retained firefighter to join Skerries Fire Station. Applications must be made on the Retained Firefighter-Skerries Application Form no later than 5pm on…

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27% Of Frontline Gardaí Could Be “Walking Wounded” From Trauma

A new survey commissioned by the Garda Representative Association (GRA) has found that overall, 27% of gardaí on the frontline could be “walking wounded” as a result of trauma. It was…

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Dublin Fire Brigade Warn Of Pub Scam Making The Rounds

Dublin Fire Brigade have issued a warning to be aware of a scam making the rounds in Dublin pubs. According to a statement released by the Fire Services on Twitter,…

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