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#Carrickmines

# carrickmines - Thursday 22 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 22nd 2015, 11:15 PM 40,568 Views 49 Comments

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
# Temporary
# Temporary

Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive

Oct 21st 2015, 5:09 PM 25,962 Views 139 Comments

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

Four-year-old released from hospital, as family's removal service takes place
# Carrickmines Tragedy
# Carrickmines Tragedy

Four-year-old released from hospital, as family's removal service takes place

Oct 21st 2015, 8:20 AM 23,598 Views 11 Comments

A removal service for the Connors family will be held in Balally, south Dublin, at 5pm today.

A final farewell: As the bells tolled, five coffins were taken from the hearses
# Carrickines Tragedy
# Carrickines Tragedy

A final farewell: As the bells tolled, five coffins were taken from the hearses

Oct 21st 2015, 6:01 AM 14,756 Views 8 Comments

With five coffins sitting before the altar, sadness could be seen etched on the faces of everyone in the church that day.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Oct 20th 2015, 11:18 PM 19,752 Views 1 Comment

An Irish kayaker identified, paramilitary activity in Northern Ireland and the first funerals for the victims of the Carrickmines fire… all in the news fix.

'Ireland as a nation suffered a loss which is beyond words. There are no words'
# RIP
# RIP

'Ireland as a nation suffered a loss which is beyond words. There are no words'

Oct 20th 2015, 5:01 PM 38,430 Views 0 Comments

The first of the Carrickmines funerals took place in Bray today.

Major traffic restrictions in Bray for first of Carrickmines funerals
# Fire Tragedy
# Fire Tragedy

Major traffic restrictions in Bray for first of Carrickmines funerals

Oct 20th 2015, 9:50 AM 15,180 Views 34 Comments

Large crowds are expected to attend. Here are the traffic arrangements…

# carrickmines - Monday 19 October, 2015

Carrickmines tragedy shows we all have empathy, but it gives way when it comes close to our backyard
# Opinion
# Opinion

Carrickmines tragedy shows we all have empathy, but it gives way when it comes close to our backyard

Oct 19th 2015, 5:36 PM 490 Views 96 Comments

Ireland’s dirty secret is that the Carrickmines tragedy could happen in any parish in the country, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

Large crowds expected to attend funerals of Carrickmines victims
# Fire Tragedy
# Fire Tragedy

Large crowds expected to attend funerals of Carrickmines victims

Oct 19th 2015, 4:30 PM 15,122 Views 62 Comments

The first of the funerals is set to take place tomorrow, and despite ‘progress’ there’s still no final deal on the halting site.

# carrickmines - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Funeral details of Carrickmines fire victims announced
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Funeral details of Carrickmines fire victims announced

Oct 18th 2015, 2:23 PM 16,793 Views 5 Comments

The burials will take place in Wexford and Wicklow over the coming week.

# carrickmines - Saturday 17 October, 2015

'Progress' has been made with residents over Rockville Drive halting site
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

'Progress' has been made with residents over Rockville Drive halting site

Oct 17th 2015, 7:47 PM 23,074 Views 121 Comments

The council has been in discussion with a group of residents since Wednesday.

# carrickmines - Friday 16 October, 2015

Stand-off at Rockville Drive: Travellers group 'hopeful' of deal on halting site
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Stand-off at Rockville Drive: Travellers group 'hopeful' of deal on halting site

Oct 16th 2015, 10:39 PM 36,063 Views 134 Comments

The residents say the site is unsuitable. Talks continued today.

# carrickmines - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Stand-off at Rockville Drive: Still no solution after second day of talks
# Halting Site
# Halting Site

Stand-off at Rockville Drive: Still no solution after second day of talks

Oct 15th 2015, 1:10 PM 30,109 Views 228 Comments

Residents say they weren’t consulted about plans to build an emergency halting site, and blocked a digger from entering.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Carrickmines fire victims remembered at candelit vigil
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Carrickmines fire victims remembered at candelit vigil

Oct 14th 2015, 10:58 PM 57,692 Views 235 Comments

The event came after a temporary site at Rockville Drive was blockaded yesterday.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Temporary home for Carrickmines survivors "blockaded" by local residents
# Protest
# Protest

Temporary home for Carrickmines survivors "blockaded" by local residents

Oct 13th 2015, 10:10 PM 60,242 Views 169 Comments

The temporary site for the survivors has drawn protesters to the scene.

Four-year-old remains in hospital after losing parents and siblings in fire
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Four-year-old remains in hospital after losing parents and siblings in fire

Oct 13th 2015, 8:36 AM 9,709 Views 27 Comments

A 14-year-old boy was released from hospital yesterday.

# carrickmines - Monday 12 October, 2015

Relatives of Carrickmines fire victims turned away from Dublin bar
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Relatives of Carrickmines fire victims turned away from Dublin bar

Oct 12th 2015, 10:25 PM 120,599 Views 53 Comments

The men had visited Ollie’s Bar looking for Sunday lunch.

"It begs the question: how serious is the government about Travellers' rights?"
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

"It begs the question: how serious is the government about Travellers' rights?"

Oct 12th 2015, 5:05 PM 36,877 Views 150 Comments

The fallout from the Carrickmines disaster, which claimed 10 lives on Saturday morning, continued this afternoon.

# carrickmines - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Flags to fly at half-mast for victims of Carrickmines fire
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Flags to fly at half-mast for victims of Carrickmines fire

Oct 11th 2015, 5:30 PM 58,429 Views 40 Comments

The blaze in the south Dublin suburb killed ten people yesterday, including five children.

# carrickmines - Saturday 10 October, 2015

'All of those young children were just so innocent'
# Tragedy At Carrickmines
# Tragedy At Carrickmines

'All of those young children were just so innocent'

Oct 10th 2015, 8:02 PM 55,867 Views 71 Comments

Family members left homeless by the blaze are being put-up in council accommodation tonight. President Higgins has called it a “most dreadful tragedy”.

Latest: Two infants among ten dead in blaze at Dublin halting site
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Latest: Two infants among ten dead in blaze at Dublin halting site

Oct 10th 2015, 7:57 PM 260,402 Views 189 Comments

The fatal fire broke out at a housing unit at around 4am. The senior investigating garda has called it a “terrible tragedy”.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Mother of disabled boy returns to car to find note threatening to report her to gardaí
# DISTRESSING
# DISTRESSING

Mother of disabled boy returns to car to find note threatening to report her to gardaí

Sep 29th 2015, 12:54 PM 63,600 Views 81 Comments

The note was left when Siobhan Quigley was leaving her three-year-old son at an occupational therapy appointment.

# carrickmines - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Huge plumes of smoke billow from Dublin building as crews battle fire
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Huge plumes of smoke billow from Dublin building as crews battle fire

Sep 20th 2015, 4:08 PM 34,614 Views 11 Comments

Four units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are working to bring the blaze under control.

# carrickmines - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Popular pensioner who smokes two bags of heroin a week outside his house sentenced
# Dublin
# Dublin

Popular pensioner who smokes two bags of heroin a week outside his house sentenced

May 23rd 2015, 7:00 AM 26,702 Views 28 Comments

The 67-year-old family man was described as extremely helpful by his local community in Dublin.

# carrickmines - Saturday 28 March, 2015

35-year-old man to appear in court over retail park stabbing
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

35-year-old man to appear in court over retail park stabbing

Mar 28th 2015, 3:40 PM 26,873 Views 4 Comments

The injured man underwent surgery yesterday and is in stable condition.

# carrickmines - Friday 27 March, 2015

Man in his forties stabbed at retail park in south Dublin
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Man in his forties stabbed at retail park in south Dublin

Mar 27th 2015, 6:54 PM 42,576 Views 40 Comments

The incident happened at around 4.25pm this afternoon.

# carrickmines - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Nama is selling a €100 million portfolio of business parks
# Business Time
# Business Time

Nama is selling a €100 million portfolio of business parks

Jul 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 9,768 Views 47 Comments

The five properties are located around the country, with the most high profile in Carrickmines.

# carrickmines - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Viable explosive device made safe in Carrickmines
# Danger
# Danger

Viable explosive device made safe in Carrickmines

Jun 28th 2014, 2:09 PM 12,080 Views 22 Comments

A number of nearby houses were evacuated in the area.

# carrickmines - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Houses evacuated after viable bomb discovered in south Dublin
# Bomb
# Bomb

Houses evacuated after viable bomb discovered in south Dublin

Jan 5th 2014, 8:40 AM 27,246 Views 24 Comments

The device was found at a private residence in the Ballyogan area and was made safe by army experts.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Harvey Norman and Carphone Warehouse to create 80 new jobs
# Jobs Boost
# Jobs Boost

Harvey Norman and Carphone Warehouse to create 80 new jobs

Sep 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 7,132 Views 14 Comments

The “store-within-a-store” concept will see 11 new Carphone Warehouse concessions set up within Harvey Norman stores.

# carrickmines - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption

Aug 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 147 Views 63 Comments

Young Dublin Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe says the corruption revealed in the Mahon report makes it difficult to repair public’s trust in politics.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy
# Mahon
# Mahon

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy

Jul 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 7,077 Views 11 Comments

The businessman was at the centre of the recent corruption trial which collapsed when witness Frank Dunlop fell ill. Today, Mahon has had its say on his involvement with lands in Carrickmines.

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?
# Mahon
# Mahon

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?

Jul 31st 2013, 12:25 PM 4,759 Views 18 Comments

The final chapter of the report was delayed due to a trial that ultimately collapsed.

Carrickmines: Final chapter of Mahon Tribunal report is published
# Mahon
# Mahon

Carrickmines: Final chapter of Mahon Tribunal report is published

Jul 31st 2013, 11:03 AM 5,253 Views 10 Comments

Read it here.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Pics: 7 injured after cars collide with motorist driving wrong way down M50
# M50 Crash
# M50 Crash

Pics: 7 injured after cars collide with motorist driving wrong way down M50

Feb 20th 2013, 8:23 AM 25,557 Views 76 Comments

At least three cars were involved in the collision on the M50 near Sandyford last night. The Garda Ombudsman is part of the investigation into the incident.

# carrickmines - Monday 7 March, 2011

High Court approves Liam Cosgrave challenge
# Courts
# Courts

High Court approves Liam Cosgrave challenge

Mar 7th 2011, 6:30 PM 871 Views 0 Comments

Former TD given green light to challenge corruption charges made against him.