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Dublin: 10°C Wednesday 21 October 2020


# carrickmines - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Man (20s) charged over burglary where man in his 60s was threatened and assaulted in south Dublin

The man who has been charged is due to appear in court tomorrow.

# carrickmines - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Man (30s) charged in relation to shooting at Carrickmines house

None of the occupants of the house were injured.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Carrickmines fire inquest: Deaths ruled as misadventure as survivors are commended for bravery

The fire claimed the lives of five adults and five children including a five-month-old baby.

# carrickmines - Monday 21 January, 2019

Carrickmines fire: Victims had 'fatal levels' of carbon monoxide saturation

The fire claimed the lives of five adults and five children including a five-month-old baby.

# carrickmines - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Carrickmines fire: Teen who rescued nephew from blaze was 'extremely lucky' to survive

John Keith Connors had a “tiny window” of opportunity to enter the burning mobile home, the inquest heard.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Chip pan turned into 'molten lump of aluminium' by Carrickmines blaze

Earlier the inquest heard that when firefighters first arrived at the scene, the portacabin was “engulfed in fire”.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Carrickmines rescue attempts: 'I found Sylvia and Thomas but I couldn't lift them'

Yesterday the jury was told safety guidelines did not apply to the site as it had originally been intended as a temporary housing solution.

# carrickmines - Monday 14 January, 2019

Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen

Ten people, including five children, died in the fire on 10 October 2015.

# carrickmines - Friday 31 August, 2018

Here's the average price of a home in Carrickmines in 2018

The most recent analysis from

Your guide to Carrickmines: Growing suburb between the city and the mountains

And home to Ireland’s second IKEA!

# carrickmines - Friday 24 August, 2018

Appeal to find man who has been missing for over two weeks

Sean Moore was last seen on 8 August.

# carrickmines - Thursday 9 August, 2018

No criminal charges will be brought over the Carrickmines fire

10 people died following the blaze in October 2015.

# carrickmines - Friday 25 May, 2018

Two men make off with empty box in Dublin cash-in-transit robbery

Gardaí are looking to trace the two men.

# carrickmines - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Inquest into deaths of ten in halting site fire adjourned as file sent to DPP

The cause of death returned for all ten victims of the blaze was acute carbon monoxide poisoning.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims

A local councillor said family members of the victims have only recently moved into their new accommodation, which is near the site of the tragedy.

# carrickmines - Sunday 11 June, 2017

The children of a major Celtic Tiger developer are building dozens of Dublin homes

Joe Moran’s Manor Park Homes constructed hundreds of houses across Ireland in the boom.

# carrickmines - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'The grieving is absolutely unreal': Travelling community devastated after Clondalkin fire

The fire claimed the lives of four people when it broke out early yesterday morning.

# carrickmines - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Dublin family escape unharmed from house fire

The incident occurred on Tuesday night on Ballyogan Crescent in Carrickmines.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'The word knacker makes me feel nervous and ashamed'

John Connors says the word will always be offensive to Travellers but he doesn’t think Irish people will ever stop using it.

# carrickmines - Monday 10 October, 2016

One year on: No empathy for families of five children and five adults burned to death

Five adults – one of whom was pregnant – and five children all died when a fire broke out at a Carrickmines halting site last year.

Silent candlelit vigil held outside Leinster House in memory of Carrickmines fire victims

“Have adequate safeguards been installed on halting sites to ensure that nothing like this occurs again?” the priest asked at the memorial service today.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Investigation finds fire risks and widespread overcrowding at Traveller sites

A national audit of Traveller accomodation published today finds issues with electrics and access to sites.

# carrickmines - Monday 16 May, 2016

A second Ikea store is coming to Dublin this summer

Recruitment for 30 multi-skilled co-workers for the Carrickmines store has now begun

# carrickmines - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Fire on Carrickmines halting site started in the kitchen, says report

Five of those killed were asleep in the unit where the fire broke out.

# carrickmines - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Carrickmines has a new apartment complex for sale

It has views of the Dublin mountains and easy access to the city.

# carrickmines - Thursday 10 March, 2016

This stunning Carrickmines home has everything you need - including a swimming pool

The five-bedroom Dublin home has the feel of a country house while still being close to the city.

# carrickmines - Thursday 18 February, 2016

This gorgeous architect-designed Carrickmines house is for sale

The house is part of a Victorian-inspired development on Dublin’s southside.

# carrickmines - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Overturned vehicle blocking traffic on the M50

Dublin Fire Brigade is responding to the incident.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Last Traveller families to be evicted from Louth halting site today

Four families still remain on the site.

# carrickmines - Friday 4 December, 2015

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to hit-and-run which left teen injured

The girl spent 48 hours in hospital.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Youngest survivor of Carrickmines fire 'doing okay' one month on

The investigation into the cause of the blaze that killed 10 people – including young children – is ongoing.

# carrickmines - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Suburban heaven calls with this detached house in Carrickmines

Although you will need over €1 million to get there…

# carrickmines - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

# carrickmines - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Carrickmines survivors are now living in this car park

It’s located at Ballyogan Road in South Dublin.

# carrickmines - Saturday 24 October, 2015

"We're going 'mother of God, how are we going to survive in this country?'"

Actor Michael Collins speaks to us about Traveller life in Ireland, and his latest role.

# carrickmines - Friday 23 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know this Friday morning.

Their journey almost at an end: Five members of Connors family to be laid to rest

Thomas and Sylvia Connors and their three children Jim (5), Christy (3) and baby Mary (5 months) will be laid to rest today.

# carrickmines - Thursday 22 October, 2015

'The time of grieving, a tsunami of grief, is only just begun'

The remains of Thomas and Sylvia Connors and three of their children are now being taken to Wexford.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive

They will be housed in a car park adjacent to Ballyogan Works Depot.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

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