The Burning of Cork on December 11th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland.

With the benefit of hindsight at 100 years remove, and taken in the context of escalating violence and tension throughout that year, it was hardly sur(...)

The fire has caused damage to the railway infrastructure, according to Wicklow Fire Service. Photograph: Wicklow Fire Service/Twitter

A number of houses were evacuated in Bray, Co Wicklow on Friday for safety reasons due to a gorse fire. Wicklow Fire Service said the fire started i(...)

Dublin Fire Brigade finish dealing with a fire at Clongriffin, Dublin on Halloween. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade/Twitter

Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) responded to nearly 900 call-outs during its busiest period of the year between 12pm on Monday and 6am on Tuesday as Hallowe(...)

A fire in Finglas which was attended by Dublin Fire Brigade on Monday evening. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

Dublin Fire Brigade found itself trending on Twitter when it decided to live-tweet Halloween night incidents as they occurred. Using the hashtag #DF(...)