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Air Ambulance which provides critical transport from Kerry has seen fuel costs double

Dec 31, 2022 13:12 By radiokerrynews
Air Ambulance which provides critical transport from Kerry has seen fuel costs double Air Ambulance which provides critical transport from Kerry has seen fuel costs double
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The Air Ambulance, which provides time critical emergency care and transport to Kerry people, has seen fuel costs double this year.

Fuelling the helicopter cost around ā‚¬70,000 last year, but will be in the region of ā‚¬140,000 this year.

The Irish Community Air Ambulance was tasked to Kerry 110 times up mid-December; the county accounted for the second highest number of call-outs.

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CEO of the Irish Community Air Ambulance MicheƔl Sheridan says fundraising is vitally important to keep the service operating:

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