Damaris Dickenson who lives in a housing complex in Kelly’s Row, Dublin, which is subject to an evacuation order. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The owners of a Dublin property have consented to a High Court granting an order requiring the residents, including a mother and her four young childr(...)

A man has been jailed for threatening gardaí after  barricading himself into a house during a burglary.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man who barricaded himself into a house he had broken into before threatening gardaí has been jailed.Robert Hedderman (30) was under the influence o(...)

A spokesman for Dublin Fire Brigade said the level of response required to deal with the blaze in the Ballymount Cross industrial estate had been “very much on the higher end of the scale”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A fire which broke out at the Store It facility in the Ballymount Cross industrial estate has been extinguished, according to Dublin Fire Brigade. The(...)

Fire fighters at the scene of a fire at Store It in the Ballymount Cross Industrial Estate. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times 1:00

Dublin Fire Brigade were continuing to battle an “extremely large” blaze at a storage facility near the M50 in Dublin on Wednesday night.The fire was (...)

Seven units of Dublin Fire Brigade  were called to the scene. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A man in his 50s has died following a fire at a terraced home in Dublin’s Stoneybatter. An elderly woman was also seriously injured and is being trea(...)

At midnight last night the twenty-six counties officially left the British Commonwealth and cut the last constitutional link with Britain. The descrip(...)

Dublin Fire Brigade was ‘not getting out’ of the ambulance service, Dublin City Council chief executive Brendan Kenny said yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

No money will be saved by the transfer to the Health Service Executive (HSE) of parts of the ambulance service operated by Dublin Fire Brigade, Dub(...)

The argument began on Monday when Dublin City Council announced that the Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance call and dispatch function would be transferred into the HSE’s control later this year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

About 200 firefighter paramedics in Dublin Fire Brigade who are members of trade union Impact are likely to ballot for industrial action in protest at(...)

Dublin Corporation was the only local authority to retain its ambulance service in 1970 when, under the Health Act, others relinquished theirs to the new health boards. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The HSE, which delivers ambulance services across the State outside Dublin, and to some extent in Dublin too, has been consolidating its National Ambu(...)

 Brendan O’Brien of Siptu said: “This is an issue where, for too long, two agencies refused to address the issue. The relationship has been characterised by competition, inter services rivalries. Somebody has to intervene and say this is not good enough we need to put patients safety first.” Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Members of the trade union Siptu working in the Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) are to ballot for industrial action in response to moves to transfer parts o(...)