On 2 Occasions This Year, It Took An Ambulance Over An Hour To Arrive At A Life-Threatening Emergency

Response-time targets aren't being met in up to 50 percent of such cases across the country

There were response-times of over an hour in Kildare and Cork and one of 44 minutes in Leitrim - and three further calls of over 42 minutes for cardiac emergencies, in Tipperary, Monaghan and Wexford. 

David Hall, who runs Lifeline Ambulance, a private firm, says it's a major concern:

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