An aerial shot shows the extent of the damage at the halting site on Glenamuck Road, Carrickmines. Photograph: Tom Honan/Irish Mail on Sunday

Fire brigades remained on the scene at the fatal fire at the Carrickmines halting site on Saturday for more than eight hours as crews fought to cont(...)

 Third officer with Dublin Fire Brigade Gerry Stanley speaking to media at Drumnigh Wood in Portmarnock  after a man  died after  being overcome with fumes while working in sewers. Photograph: Collins

A man died and another was critically injured when they were overcome by toxic fumes while working in a sewer in Portmarnock on Wednesday. The dead ma(...)

The Wicklow gold rush

The year 1795 saw a gold rush in Wicklow as prospectors flocked to the Gold Mines River. Eighty kilograms of gold were recovered in just a few (...)