Seventy two people died in a fire at London towerblock, Grenfell Tower, in June, 2017. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Three people, including an Irish woman, have denied falsely claiming more than £120,000 (€137,000) meant for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire in L(...)

A video posted on social media of a model of Grenfell Tower being burned over a fire.Photograph: PA

Detectives investigating a video of a model of Grenfell Tower being burned on a bonfire have searched a house in south London believed to be the home (...)

 Eoin Ó Broin, Sinn Féin’s housing spokesman, said the number of buildings still needing works was “very disturbing”.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Fire safety works have yet to be carried out on at least 19 high and medium-rise buildings in Ireland identified as at risk after a review ordered in (...)

At least 80 people are dead, or missing and presumed dead, from the inferno that gutted the 24-storey Grenfell Tower block in west London on June 14th. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

It will be months until the final death toll from a London tower block blaze is known, British police said on Wednesday. The news came as prime minis(...)

External insulation being clad on  a multi-storey residential building. All local authorities in Ireland have been given a deadline of July 19th to review the fire safety measures in multi-storey social housing units in their area. File photograph: Getty Images

A review of the use of cladding products in residential buildings taller than six storeys in Dublin is to be extended to the entire country, and inclu(...)

County Hall, which caters for some 700 employees, incorporates a number of fire safety measures. Photograph: Facebook.

Cork County Council is to carry out a review after it emerged that a limited amount of aluminium composite material similar to panels in the Grenfell (...)

The department insists current regulations provide guidance on external wall construction in relation to internal and external fire spread. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

New fire safety regulations coming into force next month will include enhanced provision for detection and alarm systems, and revised guidance on safe(...)

Singer Adele near the Grenfell Tower apartment block in London following a blaze in the early hours of Wednesday in which at lest 17 people were killed. Photograph: Reuters

Singer Adele was among people who gathered on Wednesday night close to a London tower block that was destroyed in a catastrophic fire, according to po(...)

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, but a representative of fire-fighters says the hei(...)