People could needlessly lose their lives in Co Cork because the location of many defibrillators isn't known to the ambulance service and some aren't working because their batteries and pads are not properly maintained.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020
The HSE or the Department of Health should either manage or delegate a community-based organisation to oversee the country’s estimated 11,000 defibrillators.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
A potentially life-saving defibrillator, that was stolen from outside a shop in Co Louth, has been found.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
Dublin's Deputy Lord Mayor, Mary Fitzpatrick presided over the official opening of a phone box in Stoneybatter today.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2019
A family touched by personal tragedy has helped get a life-saving initiative off the ground in one of Ireland’s largest towns.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
Woman who lost her father two years ago raises money through golf event to help install first telephone box defibrillator in Carrigaline
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
Wed, 21 Dec, 2016
A man who survived a massive heart attack thanks to a publicly available defibrillator has condemned vandalism to Cork City’s first 24/7 life-saving device.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
Residents living near Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork have been given a private tour to see progress on the multimillion-euro revamp of the GAA stadium, which is on course to host its first games next July.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2016
A drowning in the river Lee has inspired a renewed drive to establish a volunteer emergency-response service in a Cork town.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016
More than 900 defibrillators in Ireland may not work properly in a life-saving operation because recommended safety and maintenance updates have not been undertaken.
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015
The Irish Red Cross has offered to conduct free checks on community-based defibrillators across the country in the wake of a diving tragedy off Cork.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
Sports clubs have been urged to store automated external defibrillators (AEDs) with extreme care after the batteries in a diving club’s device went flat just days before a fatal diving accident.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
Meet the senior citizens whose shocking behaviour could just save your life.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2013
A DOWN referee, 46, is stable but still in a critical condition in hospital after he collapsed during a club championship game in Newry on Sunday night.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2011
A WOMAN spoke yesterday about how her father’s sudden death inspired her to raise enough money to install life-saving defibrillators on the streets of her town.
Fri, 02 Apr, 2010
A GUIDE on how communities can respond rapidly to someone who has collapsed, or whose heart has stopped, was introduced yesterday by the Health Service Executive (HSE).
Wed, 19 Mar, 2008
Leinster Junior club Railway Union RFC have taken the lead to protect their players by bringing in an Automated External Defibrillator, commonly known as an AED.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2008
The Government was today called on to reduce the number of deaths from cardiac arrest by investing in life-saving school resuscitation programmes.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2007
CLONMEL is in line to become the first town in the country where a team of trained heart medics will be able to reach anyone who suffers a heart attack within four minutes.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2006
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