Metro Hotel

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Banners are unveiled on the outside of Grenfell Tower in west London on Wednesday. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The combination of circumstances that led to the Grenfell Tower tragedy “do not appear to be present in Ireland” – but there is a need to strengthen t(...)

The Metro Hotel, Ballymun: Dublin Fire Brigade’s chief officer said  planning, and the performance of some 60 firefighters who tended to the blaze, had ensured a successful operation, not luck. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Dublin Fire Brigade’s chief officer has rejected claims the service was “lucky” to control a recent hotel fire in Dublin. Pat Fleming has told Dublin(...)

Visham Mahalappana (36), who was made homeless by the Metro Hotel blaze.

People made homeless by the Metro Hotel fire in Dublin last month have secured further emergency accommodation but say they are having extreme difficu(...)

Adeel Bashir and Anita Doktere with  children  Javieria and Saire. The family  lost their possessions in the Metro Hotel fire in Ballymun. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Up to 21 households whose homes were destroyed in a fire in Ballymun this month face destitution after Easter as provision of their temporary accommod(...)

Adeel Bashir with Anita Doktere and their children, Javeria and Saira. Anita is worrying about how to feed her daughters. Photograph: Dave Meehan

At a house in north Dublin, friends of Adeel Bashir, his partner Anita Doktere and their two young daughters cook them dinner, away from their home wh(...)

 Members of Dublin Fire Brigade and gardaí at the scene of the fire at the Metro Hotel, Ballymun, Dublin,  on Thursday morning. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

There will be a “very extensive investigation” into Wednesday night’s major fire at the Metro Hotel in Ballymun, north Dublin, Tánaiste Simon Coveney (...)