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Rossbracken:  the centre of Jim Ferry’s illegal waste activities near Letterkenny, Co Donegal.

(...) told he would be jailed, a fire broke out inside a shed at the illegal facility. It was the latest in(...)

Coroner returned a verdict of accidental death. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An elderly woman died after sustaining burns when her nightdress caught fire as she was operating(...)

White cladding on the right of the Grenfell Tower block in North Kensington, London, in the aftermath of a fire in which at least 17 people have died. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Newly-appointed Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy spoke with senior officials about Irish fire(...)

The burnt-out Grenfell Tower: Rainscreen cladding on the  tower was, according to Rydon Construction, put there with the aim of “improving thermal insulation and modernising the exterior of the building”. The company finished refurbishing the building last summer.  Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

The possibility of a Grenfell Tower-type fire in Ireland exists, according to a fire safety expert(...)

People gather to express respect while gardaí watch after a fire at a  halting site, due to  which  10  people died,  on Glenamuck Road South, Carrickmines,  Co Dublin. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

(...) the fire had gone to heaven, “where granddad went last year”, said Sonya. Sonya and her children did(...)

The scene at a derelict furniture factory on Basin Street earlier today. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

A large fire on Basin Street, near the Guinness Storehouse, led to units from several fire stations(...)

Gay Byrne and several others. Three units of the fire service fought the blaze, which destroyed dozens(...)