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Keeping it Beating launches 24-hour CPR Relay event

The Keep it Beating committee have launched a 24 hour CPR Relay, which will take place this June 9 in Athlone.

Defibrillator Makes Business Sense and Helps Save Lives

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The Skeff Late Bar & Kitchen on Galway’s Eyre Square has launched the city’s very first 24/7 defibrillator service.

New defibrillator for Knocknacarra

The Knocknacarra Community Defibrillator Group launched the new community defibrillator for the Knocknacarra area on Monday.

Heart disease the number one killer in Mayo

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Heart disease is still one of the biggest killers in Ireland and is responsible for almost one-third of all deaths in Mayo, according to the Irish Heart Foundation.

Irish Heart Foundation urges sports clubs to be Heartsafe

The Irish Heart Foundation has called on sports clubs around the country to become Heartsafe as a matter of urgency so they are ready to react quickly to cardiac arrest with lifesaving CPR skills and defibrillation. The latest plea follows the shocking collapse of Bolton footballer Fabrice Muamba with cardiac arrest during the FA Cup.

Learn CPR and save a life

The Irish Heart Foundation has backed the latest UK TV campaign featuring Hollywood actor Vinnie Jones promoting hands-only CPR to help save lives from sudden cardiac arrest.

Family day in Bagenalstown

BagenalstownFamily Resource Centre is holding a Family Day on Sunday next August 29.

Would you know what do to in an emergency?

Every day in Ireland 14 people die of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Often it is the first aid skills of passers-by or people near to the scene that can mean life or death for these victims. If you were that person who was first on the scene of an emergency, would you know what to do?

Happy Heart Weekend

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling on the nation to buy a heart for €2 on Happy Heart Weekend from May 14 to 16 to help save more lives. Every year an estimated 5,000 people die from sudden cardiac arrest in Ireland – that’s 13 lives lost every day.

Would you know what do to in an emergency?

Every day in Ireland 14 people die of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Often it is the first aid skills of passers-by or people near to the scene that can mean life or death for these victims. If you were that person who was first on the scene of an emergency, would you know what to do?

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