Michael Dixon

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An intense ‘battle for survival’ between a Tibetan fox and a marmot. Photograph: Yongqing Bao/PA.

An intense “battle for survival” moment between a Tibetan fox and a marmot has won the UK’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The winnin(...)

Michael Dixon, of Dixon Transport,  in a   warehouse   full of   goods because of Brexit. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Warehouse operators have warned of potential shortage of storage space in Dublin as businesses stockpile for a possible no-deal Brexit fearing new tar(...)

Christopher (Christy) Byrne who died in a fatal ambulance explosion on Thursday.

The second paramedic injured in Thursday’s fatal ambulance explosion in Naas, Co Kildare, has been released from hospital. The man, who suffered seve(...)

 Ambulance service needs up to 750 additional staff and 250 ambulances to improve  response times. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Unions representing ambulance staff have called on Minister for Health Simon Harris to immediately publish a report into the performance of the Nation(...)

The National Ambulance Service Representative Association says its women members fear they may be discriminated against as a result of the failure of management to identify opportunities for redeployment during pregnancy. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Female paramedics who become pregnant are regularly placed on sick leave because the ambulance service is unable to find alternative jobs for them awa(...)

The HSE pays Dublin City Council more than €9 million per year to provide Dublin’s emergency ambulance service, from a budget of €134 million for the national ambulance service.

A review of emergency ambulance services in Dublin, looking at patient care and value for money, is to be conducted by Dublin City Council and the (...)

Oireachtas committee told worst delays at the Beaumont and Mater hospitals. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ambulances in Dublin are waiting up to 16 hours outside emergency departments to hand over patients, an Oireachtas committee w(...)