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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Fire

All time
# they never came home
Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire
The singer-songwriter sang They Never Came Home on the Late Late Show.
# Ratoath
Residents evacuated as fire causes 'extensive damage' to houses in Meath
Local gardaí said it is not yet clear how the fire started.
# Lucan
Lucan attack: Gardaí seeking to trace movements of '05 CW' reg car sold last week
It is understood that gardaí suspect the man was shot before the car was set alight in Lucan.
# tensions
Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes
Police said they had fired three live rounds at a protest site near the university.
# Paris
Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction
A devastating fire ripped through the iconic cathedral in April.
# Belgooly
Man (20s) and woman (60s) arrested over arson at Co Cork houses in July
One home in Belgooly was completely destroyed as a result of the fire.
# Cloghran
Woman in her 90s dies following house fire in north Dublin
Gardaí and fire services attended the fire at a house in Corballis, Cloghran at around 11.20pm last night.
# stardust podcast
'It's the worst scandal that remains unresolved': Stardust episode five out now
The fifth episode of Stardust looks at the Tribunal of Inquiry that followed the fire and how families organised their initial fight for justice.
# punjab
At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan
There are reports that some passengers were cooking when the cylinders exploded.
# Los Angeles
New blaze in California threatens thousands of homes and Reagan presidential library
There have been no reported deaths so far from the blaze.
# Sinn Fein TD
Martin Kenny describes 'traumatic and difficult' experience after car set alight outside home
The Sinn Féin TD’s car was set alight outside his home yesterday morning.
# Dublin Fire Brigade
Traffic delays in Dublin after emergency services attend fire on Clanbrassil Street
Dublin Fire Brigade has extinguished the blaze at the derelict building.
# London
Grenfell Tower inquiry: 'Serious shortcomings' in response of fire service likely led to more deaths
72 people died in the fire in June 2017.
# Emyvale
Appeal for witnesses after garda station in Monaghan is extensively damaged by fire
Investigations are continuing to establish the cause of the fire at Emyvale Garda Station.
# Emergency
California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes
Many homes have been evacuated and power has been cut due to the fires.
# Leitrim
Car of Sinn Féin TD who received death threats last week set on fire outside his home
The Leitrim TD reported receiving death threats following a speech on asylum seekers in the Dáil.
# Coolock
Investigation after car driven into vacant house and set on fire
The incident occurred in the Priorswood area last night.
# stardust podcast
'There was a big build up to it for weeks': Episode two of Stardust out now
The second episode of Stardust delves into the stories of those who went there that night and the history of the building in Artane.
# Mardyke Walk
Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city
The State Pathologist has been notified and the scene is currently preserved.
# stardust podcast
'It was the biggest show on our side really': Episode one of Stardust out now
In episode one, we take a look at what Ireland – and Dublin – was like at the beginning of the 1980s.
# mobile home
Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US
Three children and two adults died in the fire in April.
# lesbos
Greece says it wants to begin returning 10,000 migrants after deadly fire sparks riots
A deadly fire led to riots in a camp on the island of Lesbos.
# Blaze
Huge fire breaks out at chemical plant in northern France
The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.
# Smithfield
'We're in limbo': Over a dozen families forced to move after Dublin fire
The fire occurred this morning in Smithfield.
# Douglas
Cork shopping centre damaged by fire may not reopen until summer 2020
Demolition is set to begin next week at Douglas Village Shopping Centre.
# Fatal Fire
All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says
A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.
# Cork
Traders in limbo as they wait for demolition of shopping centre car park in Douglas
The fire at the Douglas Village Shopping Centre destroyed vehicles and damaged the car park beyond repair.
# High Court
Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns
If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.
# santa barbara
Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire
Authorities say they have ended their search for survivors.
# santa barbara
At least 25 people confirmed dead after dive boat sinks in flames off California coast
Nine other people who were onboard remain missing.
# Douglas
Plan underway to remove 50 cars which were completely destroyed in a Cork shopping centre blaze
Two levels of the multi-storey car park were engulfed in flames.
# Douglas
Vehicles 'completely destroyed' during fire at car park in Cork shopping centre
Nobody was injured in the fire at the building on Saturday evening.
# douglas shopping centre
Large fire at Cork shopping centre brought under control overnight
The fire broke out at Douglas Shopping Centre in Cork City yesterday evening.
# Douglas
Firefighters battle large blaze at Cork shopping centre
Several units from around Cork City are in attendance.
# ballytruckle
Man (70s) dies following early morning house fire in Waterford
The fire was brought under control by local fire services.
# rathmullen park
Four teens arrested over house fire in Drogheda
The fire took place in July in Rathmullen Park.
# Dunfermline
Teenager charged after 'suspicious fire' breaks out at Scottish high school
More than 80 firefighters worked through the night at Woodmill High School.
# Wildfire
Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island
More than 600 firefighters and 14 aircraft have battled to contain the flames.
# Blackpool
Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork
Cork City Fire Brigade was called to the building in the Blackpool area yesterday evening.
# Motorway
Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1
Their injuries are believed to be minor.