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'I'm fed up': Owners of Sandyford apartments given deadline to pay for fire safety repairs
# Simonsridge
# Simonsridge

'I'm fed up': Owners of Sandyford apartments given deadline to pay for fire safety repairs

Jan 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 61,118 Views 91 Comments

An audit last year found potential fire safety deficiencies that could cost owners up to €14,000 each to repair.

Gardaí investigate fire that 'destroyed' Meath councillor's office
# Duleek
# Duleek

Gardaí investigate fire that 'destroyed' Meath councillor's office

Jan 14th 2020, 5:34 PM 20,995 Views 8 Comments

Sharon Keoghan said her office is adjoined to apartments and the fire “could have been devastating for so many people”.

Emergency services tackling nightclub blaze in Derry
# Strand Road
# Strand Road

Emergency services tackling nightclub blaze in Derry

Jan 9th 2020, 8:35 PM 15,816 Views 6 Comments

The fire began shortly before 7pm.

Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze
# Animal Deaths
# Animal Deaths

Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze

Jan 2nd 2020, 12:55 PM 32,254 Views 26 Comments

More than 30 animals were killed in the fire.

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates
# Australia Fires
# Australia Fires

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates

Updated Jan 2nd 2020, 11:10 AM 37,138 Views 24 Comments

High temperatures and strong winds are expected to return this weekend, making conditions worse.

Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo
# Krefeld Zoo
# Krefeld Zoo

Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo

Jan 1st 2020, 1:35 PM 25,602 Views 25 Comments

Local media reported that New Year’s Eve fireworks could have started the blaze.

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises

Jan 1st 2020, 10:16 AM 26,589 Views 34 Comments

Blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes.

Cancer patient dies in Romania after being set on fire during surgery
# Romania
# Romania

Cancer patient dies in Romania after being set on fire during surgery

Dec 30th 2019, 3:59 PM 65,339 Views 38 Comments

The pancreatic cancer patient died yesterday after suffering burns to 40% of her body.

Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare
# Shannon
# Shannon

Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare

Dec 29th 2019, 6:30 AM 26,969 Views 2 Comments

Several other vehicles were also damaged in the incident on Friday night.

Man (35) appears in court charged in relation to house fire at Navan estate
# Co Meath
# Co Meath

Man (35) appears in court charged in relation to house fire at Navan estate

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 12:51 PM 26,351 Views 0 Comments

Two adjoining houses were evacuated after the blaze broke out yesterday morning – no one was injured.

Residents evacuated as fire crews attend scene of 'large domestic house fire' in Navan
# House Fire
# House Fire

Residents evacuated as fire crews attend scene of 'large domestic house fire' in Navan

Dec 25th 2019, 2:10 PM 30,538 Views 3 Comments

Local fire crews from Navan and Trim attended the blaze.

Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution
# Paris
# Paris

Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution

Dec 24th 2019, 2:47 PM 14,885 Views 24 Comments

The Paris landmark was damaged by a fire this year and reconstruction is expected to take several years.

Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave

Dec 24th 2019, 10:14 AM 11,962 Views 13 Comments

Nine people have been killed and more than 950 homes destroyed in the wildfires.

Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway

Dec 21st 2019, 1:29 PM 49,225 Views 34 Comments

It’s understood the garda heard a bang which was followed by a burst of flames while travelling on the M18.

At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire
# New Delhi
# New Delhi

At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire

Dec 8th 2019, 5:45 PM 11,574 Views 15 Comments

Workers at the factory were earning around €1.80 per day.

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Updated Dec 7th 2019, 11:46 AM 30,907 Views 37 Comments

Five men were arrested in connection with the fire attack.

Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire
# They Never Came Home
# They Never Came Home

Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire

Nov 23rd 2019, 11:55 AM 22,193 Views 10 Comments

The singer-songwriter sang They Never Came Home on the Late Late Show.

Residents evacuated as fire causes 'extensive damage' to houses in Meath
# Ratoath
# Ratoath

Residents evacuated as fire causes 'extensive damage' to houses in Meath

Nov 23rd 2019, 10:08 AM 29,358 Views 13 Comments

Local gardaí said it is not yet clear how the fire started.

Lucan attack: Gardaí seeking to trace movements of '05 CW' reg car sold last week
# Lucan
# Lucan

Lucan attack: Gardaí seeking to trace movements of '05 CW' reg car sold last week

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 1:10 PM 68,073 Views 20 Comments

It is understood that gardaí suspect the man was shot before the car was set alight in Lucan.

Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes
# Tensions
# Tensions

Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 2:17 PM 20,529 Views 28 Comments

Police said they had fired three live rounds at a protest site near the university.

Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction
# Paris
# Paris

Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction

Nov 14th 2019, 9:20 PM 44,575 Views 25 Comments

A devastating fire ripped through the iconic cathedral in April.

Man (20s) and woman (60s) arrested over arson at Co Cork houses in July
# Belgooly
# Belgooly

Man (20s) and woman (60s) arrested over arson at Co Cork houses in July

Nov 13th 2019, 9:17 AM 12,470 Views 1 Comment

One home in Belgooly was completely destroyed as a result of the fire.

Woman in her 90s dies following house fire in north Dublin
# Cloghran
# Cloghran

Woman in her 90s dies following house fire in north Dublin

Nov 12th 2019, 9:07 AM 16,681 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí and fire services attended the fire at a house in Corballis, Cloghran at around 11.20pm last night.

'It's the worst scandal that remains unresolved': Stardust episode five out now
# Stardust Podcast
# Stardust Podcast

'It's the worst scandal that remains unresolved': Stardust episode five out now

Nov 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 6,727 Views 4 Comments

The fifth episode of Stardust looks at the Tribunal of Inquiry that followed the fire and how families organised their initial fight for justice.

At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan
# Punjab
# Punjab

At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 3:00 PM 11,988 Views 6 Comments

There are reports that some passengers were cooking when the cylinders exploded.

New blaze in California threatens thousands of homes and Reagan presidential library
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

New blaze in California threatens thousands of homes and Reagan presidential library

Oct 31st 2019, 7:29 AM 8,387 Views 9 Comments

There have been no reported deaths so far from the blaze.

Martin Kenny describes 'traumatic and difficult' experience after car set alight outside home
# Sinn Fein TD
# Sinn Fein TD

Martin Kenny describes 'traumatic and difficult' experience after car set alight outside home

Updated Oct 29th 2019, 7:30 PM 26,571 Views 65 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD’s car was set alight outside his home yesterday morning.

Traffic delays in Dublin after emergency services attend fire on Clanbrassil Street
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Traffic delays in Dublin after emergency services attend fire on Clanbrassil Street

Updated Oct 29th 2019, 5:45 PM 36,094 Views 12 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade has extinguished the blaze at the derelict building.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: 'Serious shortcomings' in response of fire service likely led to more deaths
# London
# London

Grenfell Tower inquiry: 'Serious shortcomings' in response of fire service likely led to more deaths

Oct 29th 2019, 7:48 AM 14,806 Views 15 Comments

72 people died in the fire in June 2017.

Appeal for witnesses after garda station in Monaghan is extensively damaged by fire
# Emyvale
# Emyvale

Appeal for witnesses after garda station in Monaghan is extensively damaged by fire

Updated Oct 28th 2019, 3:05 PM 31,593 Views 22 Comments

Investigations are continuing to establish the cause of the fire at Emyvale Garda Station.

California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes
# Emergency
# Emergency

California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes

Oct 28th 2019, 1:37 PM 11,113 Views 1 Comment

Many homes have been evacuated and power has been cut due to the fires.

Car of Sinn Féin TD who received death threats last week set on fire outside his home
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Car of Sinn Féin TD who received death threats last week set on fire outside his home

Oct 28th 2019, 12:33 PM 42,145 Views 42 Comments

The Leitrim TD reported receiving death threats following a speech on asylum seekers in the Dáil.

Investigation after car driven into vacant house and set on fire
# Coolock
# Coolock

Investigation after car driven into vacant house and set on fire

Oct 26th 2019, 7:17 PM 69,006 Views 40 Comments

The incident occurred in the Priorswood area last night.

'There was a big build up to it for weeks': Episode two of Stardust out now
# Stardust Podcast
# Stardust Podcast

'There was a big build up to it for weeks': Episode two of Stardust out now

Oct 17th 2019, 7:30 AM 18,094 Views 5 Comments

The second episode of Stardust delves into the stories of those who went there that night and the history of the building in Artane.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city
# Mardyke Walk
# Mardyke Walk

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city

Updated Oct 13th 2019, 6:10 PM 63,812 Views 48 Comments

The State Pathologist has been notified and the scene is currently preserved.

'It was the biggest show on our side really': Episode one of Stardust out now
# Stardust Podcast
# Stardust Podcast

'It was the biggest show on our side really': Episode one of Stardust out now

Oct 10th 2019, 5:15 PM 13,601 Views 0 Comments

In episode one, we take a look at what Ireland – and Dublin – was like at the beginning of the 1980s.

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US
# Mobile Home
# Mobile Home

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US

Oct 9th 2019, 8:20 AM 37,536 Views 0 Comments

Three children and two adults died in the fire in April.

Greece says it wants to begin returning 10,000 migrants after deadly fire sparks riots
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

Greece says it wants to begin returning 10,000 migrants after deadly fire sparks riots

Sep 30th 2019, 10:40 PM 44,128 Views 53 Comments

A deadly fire led to riots in a camp on the island of Lesbos.

Huge fire breaks out at chemical plant in northern France
# Blaze
# Blaze

Huge fire breaks out at chemical plant in northern France

Sep 26th 2019, 9:36 AM 18,482 Views 25 Comments

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.

'We're in limbo': Over a dozen families forced to move after Dublin fire
# Smithfield
# Smithfield

'We're in limbo': Over a dozen families forced to move after Dublin fire

Sep 14th 2019, 7:35 PM 27,242 Views 13 Comments

The fire occurred this morning in Smithfield.