Fire services personnel protest outside Government Buildings in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Firefighters may strike if the Government proceeds with a proposed reduction in crewing numbers, according to trade union officials.Speaking at a rall(...)

The Nirvana head shop on Capel Street, Dublin. Photograph: William Murphy

A Dublin father-of-three set fire to a head shop because of a grudge he held over the drug related death of his brother, a court has heard.Davin Flynn(...)

Fianna Fail said lengthy ambulance delay represented a “clear and present risk” to patient safety. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Concerns have been expressed over a “clear and present risk” to patient safety in the aftermath of reports a Dublin man was left waiting for three-and(...)

Several units of Dublin Fire Brigade have responded to an “industrial fire” in Tallaght Village

An industrial fire at a furniture store in Tallaght village in south Dublin has been brought under control. Several units of Dublin Fire Brigade have (...)

Shortcomings and misalignments within the ambulance services have represented a low-level public scandal for many years, but it would seem the Health (...)

The report, by UK consultancy Lightfoot Solutions, is likely to spark controversy in rural areas, where there have been repeated rows over response times. Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Ireland is too rural to support an ambulance service to compare with the service in England and to meet official targets for response times, according(...)

Gardaí at Kevin Street, Dublin, arrested a man in his late 20’s in the North Dublin area on Monday in connection with an assault on Camden Street

Gardaí at Kevin Street, Dublin, arrested a man in his late 20’s in the North Dublin area on Monday in connection with an assault on Camden Street. (...)

Dublin Fire Brigade domestic charges and charges for attending the scene of car crashes came into force in January 2012

Dublin Fire Brigade is owed more than half a million euro in unpaid call out fees to house fires and traffic collisions since charges were introduc(...)

Revellers cheer in the New Year at the NYF concert in College Green, Dublin. The Dublin Fire Brigade received 277 ambulance calls over the night.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A large number of emergency calls were made across Dublin on New Year’s Eve, with Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) reporting 999 calls every 30 seconds durin(...)

Members of the Coast Guard and the Civil Defence form a guard of honour as RNLI Dun Laoghaire crew members Daragh Brady and Eamon O’Leary conduct a ceremony on the East Pier to remember the 15 volunteers that died on service in 1895 on Christmas Eve . Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A ceremony was held in Dun Laoghaire on Christmas Eve to remember the 15 RNLI volunteers who drowned on Christmas Eve 119 years ago in 1895.The annual(...)