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Ambulance service help deliver baby pre-hospital in Dundalk

A local woman had a paramedic to thank after having her baby delivered pre-hospital in Dundalk in the early hours of Monday morning. The National Ambulance Service have revealed that

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Almost two-thirds of ambulances at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital fail to meet 20 minute turnaround time

Just 37.6% of ambulances calling to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda in May met their 20 minute turnaround time. That means that a massive 62.4% of ambulances calling

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Ambulances from Northern Ireland to assist in North East in times of need

The National Ambulance Service (NAS) will request assistance from the Northern Irish Ambulance Service (NIAS) when it has “no NAS resources available for emergency calls in the border areas”. It

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Ambulance service help deliver baby girl in Dundalk

It’s almost 15 years since the closure of the maternity unit of the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk and just over 12 since the last reported birth there when a

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Dundalk and North East faces shortage of ambulance cover over festive period

Dundalk faces a shortage of ambulance cover over the festive period due to staff shortages. The National Ambulance Service has cancelled annual leave amongst staff across the Christmas period due

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Just two ambulances serve Dundalk each night

Just two emergency ambulances serve the Dundalk area each night. That’s according to new information from the HSE, provided to local TD Fergus O’Dowd. Following a Parliamentary Question to the

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Louth Frontline Bros raise almost €26,000 for Movember in memory of Garda Tony Golden

Nicola Golden, the widow of murdered Garda Tony Golden, came together with members of the Louth Frontline Emergency Services in Dundalk this morning to present a cheque for €25,867 to

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Louth emergency services personnel on course to raise €20,000 in memory of Garda Tony Golden

Friends and family of murdered Garda Tony Golden are on track to raise more than €20,000 for the Irish Cancer Society in a drive in his memory. Some 63 members

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Louth Frontline Services to hold Movember shave off event

Members of the Louth Frontline Emergency Services will hold a shave off event in the Lisdoo this Friday night from 9pm. More than 60 members came together at the start

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Coffey calls for independent investigation into ambulance delays in Louth

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Louth Emma Coffey is calling on the Government to establish an independent investigation into ongoing ambulance delays in Louth. Ms Coffey made the call

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Kirk calls for full review of ambulance operations in North East

Louth Fianna Fáil TD Seamus Kirk has called for a full review of the National Ambulance Service (NAS) operations in the North East as a matter of urgency. The former

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Heart attack victim takes over an hour to get from Dundalk to Drogheda following ambulance breakdown

A local family have hit out at the National Ambulance Service after an ambulance carrying a heart attack victim broke down on its way from Dundalk to Drogheda at the

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National Ambulance Service releases statement regarding availability of service at time of death of Conor Byrne

The National Ambulance Service has released a statement regarding the availability of ambulances in Dundalk on Tuesday afternoon. Sinn Féin had claimed there were inadequate resources in the area at

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Dundalk in mourning at sudden passing of Conor

Dundalk is in mourning this afternoon following the sudden passing of local teenager Conor Byrne. The popular Marian Park man was airlifted to hospital in Dublin earlier today after falling

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Adams raises ambulance response times for Louth in the Dáil

Local TD Gerry Adams raised the issue of ambulance response times for County Louth in the Dáil on Tuesday. The Sinn Féin leader told the Taoiseach that there is “widespread