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Wildfire Warning Issued By Clare’s Fire Service

Landowners and the general public in County Clare are being asked not to partake in any outdoor burning during the warm weather period. Clare County Fire and Rescue Service has…

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Gardaí To Hold “Slow Down day” To Reduce Fatal Speed Related Collisions

An Garda Síochána will conduct a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and other stakeholders, for a 24 hour period from 7am on…

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Remembering Those Who Have Died In The Line Of Duty

The Annual Garda Memorial Day for 2018 honoured the 88 members of An Garda Síochána who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The day of commemorations took place…

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Chief Fire Officers’ Association Annual Conference 2018

The Chief Fire Officers’ Association (CFOA) Annual Conference for 2018 took place this year at the Knockranny House Hotel in Westport, Co. Mayo. The organisation itself acts as a professional…

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Extreme weather, new building boom pose challenges for fire services – chiefs

Emergency Services Journal caught up with Adrian Kelly, CFO of Co. Clare and Secretary of the Chief Fire Officers’ Association at the organisation’s annual conference at Knockranny House Hotel in…

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Fire Services Chiefs Face Recruitment Battle

The Chief Fire Officer’s Association (CFAO) is the professional body of Chief Fire Officer’s (CFO) in Ireland.  The CFOA Annual Conference, now in its 61st year, was held in the…

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Dublin Fire Brigade To Host Open Day In Aid Of Suicide Or Survive

Dublin Fire Brigade are hosting an open day this Saturday, April 28th at their Nutgrove station in aid of Irish charity Suicide or Survive. The event is suitable for the…

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DFB Received Almost 100 Less Emergency Calls On Good Friday 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade confirmed recently that 100 less emergency 999/112 emergency calls were processed for Good Friday 2018 in comparison to last year. Good Friday this year marked the first…

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59 People Killed Or Seriously Injured Since 2012 Due To Easter Crashes

According to figures released by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Siochana, a total of 59 people have lost their lives or have been fatally injured since 2012…

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Measles outbreak – HSE urges under 40s to vaccinate

Ireland is currently suffering from a measles outbreak, which began in Limerick, January of this year, with forty confirmed cases. Measles is highly infectious, so much so that 90% of…

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450 Calls Dealt With By Voluntary First Aid Organisations During Storm Emma

It was announced that 450 calls were dealt with by voluntary first aid organisations since last Wednesday, February 28th due to Storm Emma. Volunteers working for the Irish Red Cross,…

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Blizzard And Stay Indoors Warnings Lifted

Met Eireann has lifted its blizzard warning and removed instructions for the public to stay indoors until 6pm this evening. However, a status red snow-ice warning is currently in place…

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Gardai & RSA Issue Severe Weather Warning For Motorists Not To Make Any Unnecessary Journeys

Many roads across Ireland remain “treacherous” and “impassable” today due to Storm Emma striking the country. Both the Gardai and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have issued severe weather warnings…

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Final Report on Rescue 116 Crash Will Not Be Completed By Anniversary of Tragedy

Ireland’s Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) have released a statement informing the public that a final report on the Irish Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue 116 crash last March will not…

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Woman Calls Ambulance Service For Advice On A Broken Egg

An unnamed caller reached out to a UK ambulance service for advice on a broken egg in her fridge. The operator replied: “This is the ambulance service, we cannot advise…

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National Ambulance Service Introduced 91 New Vehicles Into Its Services During 2017

The HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) introduced 91 new vehicles into its services during 2017. This was enabled by a capital spend of €14.5 m. The vehicles, along with equipment…

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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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Learning How To Do CPR Could Help You Save A Life

The latest statistics show that in Ireland, an average of 10,000 people die from cardiovascular disease each year with 5,000 of these deaths from a sudden cardiac arrest. 70% of…

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A Significant Drop In Bonfire Related Incidents For Clare Emergency Services

Clare County Fire and Rescue Service answered to seven bonfire related incidents over the Halloween period for 2017. This is a decrease of over half, in comparison to 2016, when…

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New Ambulances For Dublin Fire Brigade Fitted With Solar Panels And Re-Generative Braking

Dublin Fire Brigade’s new ambulances have been “fitted with solar panels and re-generative braking”. According to a tweet on the Dublin Fire Brigade’s Twitter page, the adjustments will “help recharge…

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