The Lambert Puppet Theatre was established in 1972. File photograph: Dubh Éire/Wikimedia Commons

The cause of a fire at the renowned Lambert Puppet Theatre in Dublin is to be investigated. The blaze broke out just before 9pm on Friday night but d(...)

Siptu members at Dublin Fire Brigade have voted in favour of industrial action

Siptu members at Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) have voted in favour of industrial action, up to and including strike action. The DFB said the ballo(...)

A Hiqa report has revealed that staff at a Dublin care home did not contact emergency services during a fire alarm because they did not want to incur call-out charges. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Staff at a care home in Monkstown, south Dublin, did not contact emergency services during an unexpected fire alarm because they did not want to incu(...)

 A water taxi service operated by Liffey River Cruises has been operating on the river for several years. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

A total of 45 tourists were rescued from a water taxi on the River Liffey on Sunday after the vessel lost power and struck the Millennium Bridge. Ther(...)

A Dublin Fire Brigade vehicle. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin Fire Brigade units are battling two separate blazes among derelict buildings in north and south Dublin tonight. Two buildings on the Dublin Ro(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said people should not be afraid to make complaints against nursing homes. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

It is a “positive thing” that complaints against nursing homes are rising and that people are not afraid to make them, Minister for Health Leo Varadka(...)

A Dublin Fire Brigade spokesman said there is one fire truck fighting the blaze at Martello Tower. There are no houses in the vicinity. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Firefighters are continuing to tackle a gorse fire at Martello Tower, Howth, Co Dublin. A spokesman for the Dublin Fire Brigade said there is one fir(...)

Alan Harris of Drain Tech who died in an industrial accident at Portmarnock.

The Health and Safety Authority is carrying out an investigation into an incident in Portmarnock on Wednesday after one man died and another was criti(...)

 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 scene where a worker has died from toxic fumes while working in a sewer in Portmarnock. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A man has died and another is on a life support machine in Beaumont Hospital after they were overcome by noxious fumes while working in a sewer in (...)