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9th April 2018 / News

Garda on checkpoint duty injured after being hit by car

A garda has been injured after being hit by a vehicle which failed to stop at a checkpoint in the...
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9th April 2018 / News

Hero barman saves teen girl from male attacker

A barman came to a teenage woman's rescue as she was allegedly attacked on the street during the early hours...
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9th April 2018 / Articles

Stress

Stress, something we have all faced in our busy lives, some more than others. In this issue Mark looks at...
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9th April 2018 / Articles

Relationships and the issues they cause

We all have problems in our relationships from time to time, read about how Mark recommends we try and approach...
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9th April 2018 / News

Unarmed gardai face down armed raider

Unarmed gardai faced down a robber wielding a machete as they arrested three men in the moments after a daylight...
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9th April 2018 / News

Gardaí investigating death of man in Dublin

Gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a man at his home in Dublin. His body was found at around...
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9th April 2018 / Articles

PTSD

Post  Traumatic Stress Disorder. An issue within many workplaces including the ES agencies. Here, Mark discusses the issue and how...
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9th April 2018 / Articles

Financial concerns

For those that are feeling financial pressure, Mark discusses the options here Newsletter-Financial-Problems
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9th April 2018 / Articles

Depression

Mark discusses depression and its associated risks in these articles   Newsletter-depression   Newsletter-depression-and-suicide-risk
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9th April 2018 / Articles

Alcohol problems

A new article about alcohol issues by Mark reddy Newsletter-Alcohol-Problems
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6th April 2018 / Articles

Irish snow heroes carried sick boy three kilometres during Storm Emma weather to get him to hospital

Little Logan Shepherd, seven, needs medical machinery 24/7 and when Storm Emma killed the power lines he had to be...
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6th April 2018 / Articles

Row over speeding takes ambulances off road

An ambulance paramedic was left stranded at a filling station in Co Laois after a disagreement with a colleague who...
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6th April 2018 / Articles

Air Ambulance marks six months

Local charity Air Ambulance Northern Ireland (AANI) recently celebrated the six-month anniversary of its inaugural rescue mission, when the air...
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6th April 2018 / Articles

UK Paramedics set to prescribe medicines

Advanced paramedics in England will be able to prescribe medicines to people who do not need hospital treatment, under new...
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6th April 2018 / Articles

The Science of Water Extinguishment

In May 2015, I joined 22 American firefighters as part of the technical panel for the UL “Study of the...
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6th April 2018 / News

Gardai seize gun, cocaine and cannabis during search

Gardai seized a gun and a large quantity of drugs during a house search in Blanchardstown on Thursday. The Armed...
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6th April 2018 / News

CAB raid on mob suspects

THE grieving father of murder victim Willie Maughan last night told of his hopes his son’s remains may be recovered....
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6th April 2018 / News

Cinema evacuated as armed gardai respond to ‘alarm’

IRELAND’S biggest cinema was evacuated this evening as armed gardai stormed the building. Large crowds are still gathered outside Cineworld...
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6th April 2018 / News

Gardai alert for arrest of man ‘obsessed’ with woman

Gardai have put an alert out for the arrest of a 24-year-old farm worker “obsessed and infatuated” with an older...
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6th April 2018 / News

Gardaí to interview boy over alleged rape of girl (9)

Specially trained gardaí will be brought in to interview an 11-year-old boy who is accused of raping a girl aged...
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