« BackIreland South MEP says only 29% are aware of EU emergency 112 number

deirdre_clune_4_site-211x300Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has said that only 29% of Irish people are aware of a pan-European emergency phone number which is available everywhere in the EU, free of charge.

A campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the EU emergency number –  which comprises of the digits 112.

MEP Clune said it is vital people know this number when they are visiting or working in neighboring EU countries.

She is also advising people to obtain a free European Health Insurance Card which can be obtained from the HSE.ie