The Irish Examiner understands the Naval Service is preparing to bring back into service its flagship, LÉ Eithne, to carry out Covid-19 virus testing in Cork city.
Ireland ‘not in lockdown’ as 20 new coronavirus cases confirmed
HSE officials say there is no increased level of risk to communities located in the vicinity of coronavirus testing facilities.
Homeless support organisations are making contingency plans for the spread of Covid-19 among those in emergency accommodation and accessing night services.
The HSE used a former Garda station in Co Clare yesterday as a pop-up facility to test people for Covid-19 as part of its ongoing contact-tracing procedures.
William poked fun at himself after he questioned a paramedic about whether he thought coverage of the illness was “being a little hyped up” in the media.
A union representative claims many more assaults are not being reported.
The National Ambulance Service (NAS) has said that everyone should know their Eircode.
A kayaker spent almost two hours trapped in a raging river in a 35ft deep gorge in Co Clare while five others managed to escape to safety.
The cash-strapped air ambulance is set to be thrown a massive cash lifeline by farmers.
Kerry and Cork county councillors are demanding the HSE and Health Minister Simon Harris bail out the Irish Community Rapid Response air ambulance.
A man was injured after he became trapped beneath a gate that had blown open on top of him during Storm Brendan this morning.
A mother whose toddler son was saved by air ambulance crew said she had never thought about the service until she needed it.
An internal Department of Defence briefing warned that there would be significant restrictions on emergency helicopter services because the air corps was not in a position to provide the service for four days each month.
Health Minister Simon Harris has told the HSE to save the Irish Community Rapid Response air ambulance.
The country’s first charity air ambulance faces being grounded in two weeks.
SIPTU have said members of the National Ambulance Service (NAS) are planning a national mobilising campaign to win respect and recognition for all ambulance professionals this year.
An Irish paramedic working in Australia close to the bushfires has said the rural fire fighters are “unpaid heroes.”
It is understood the men’s kayaks capsized in what have been described as "choppy waters". However, both managed to hold on to and stay with their craft.
A new nationwide mental health phone line has been launched to help people access support and information.
A national 24-hour hotline to advise concerned callers about contacting over 1,000 mental health supports and services will be launched today.
A US bound flight had to turn back over the Atlantic and divert to Shannon Airport this evening so the crew could seek medical attention for an ill passenger.
A multi-agency search and rescue operation was mounted at around 8pm last night at The Quay area of Kinvara.
A man is reported to be in a critical condition in hospital tonight after he was pulled from the sea in Kinvara, Co Galway.
It was mainly used to transport patients who were not acutely ill and for moving files between hospitals.
A transatlantic flight has been forced to divert to Dublin Airport this afternoon after a number of cabin crew and passengers were reportedly affected by fumes from a spillage of a cleaning solution.
The HSE spent nearly €7 million on private ambulances in the first eight months of this year.
The crew of American Airlines flight AA-52 reported they had a woman in her 50s who had suffered a fall and had suffered at least once seizure.
Ambulances are called to accidents on the Cork-Limerick road roughly once every week on average, according to HSE figures.
A holiday jet made an unscheduled landing at Shannon Airport this afternoon so a passenger could receive medical attention.
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