Hazel O’Brien, partner of Bray fire fighter Mark O’Shaughnessy, with (right in sunglasses) Mary Murray, widow of fire fighter Brian Murray and friends and supporters. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Strong criticism of Wicklow County Council was voiced tonight by the jury in the inquest into the 2007 deaths of two Bray fire fighters, Brian Murr(...)

Firefighters Mark O’Shaugnessy (left) and Brian Murray, who died in a fire at a disused building in Bray, Co Wicklow, in September 2007.

Officials of Wicklow County Council fire service insisted yesterday they were told a compressed air foam system (Cafs) being used by two Bray firefigh(...)

Firefighters Mark O’Shaugnessy (left) and Brian Murray at the scene where they died in a fire at a disused building in Bray, Co Wicklow, in September 2007. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There was an intervention at the Bray fire fighters inquest today by the garda who was in charge of the investigation. Detective Garda Maurice Hick(...)

Firefighters Mark O’Shaugnessy (left) and Brian Murray at the scene where they died in a fire at a disused building in Bray, Co Wicklow, in September 2007. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Some emergency calls to Bray Fire Station were “vetted” before help was dispatched, the inquest into the death of the Bray firefighters, Brian (...)