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 (...)

A Dublin Fire Brigade spokesman said there were gas cylinders at the site of the warehouse in Farran’s Lane and heavy smoke was visible in the area. Photograph: The Irish Times

Firefighters from Swords, Skerries and Balbriggan have brought a fire at a warehouse under control in Rush, Co Dublin tonight. A Dublin Fire Brigade s(...)

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(...)