Daithí Ó Cearbhalláin  at work with the Irish Coast Guard, Shannon, Co Clare. Photograph:  Brian Arthur/ Press 22

I spent 21 years of my life in the Air Corps, mainly on search and rescue with the Alouette helicopter and then moving to the Dauphin, which was equip(...)

Almost half of the paramedics checked out in one Health Service Executive ambulance service region had no Garda clearance, according to unpublished inspection reports dating from 2011 and 2012.

Almost half of the paramedics checked out in one Health Service Executive ambulance service region had no Garda clearance, acc(...)

An ambulance arrives bringing a patient to medical staff working in a hospital’s accident and emergency department. Photograph: Alan Betson

A motion of no confidence in the National Ambulance Service management has been unanimously passed at a meeting of paramedics (...)