Gardai  at the scene of a fire at a halting site at Dun Laoghaire West Pier. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

A Traveller group has said it is “extremely relieved” that no one was seriously hurt in a fire at a halting site in south Co Dublin on Thursday, the f(...)

The Ilac centre in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

A woman has died following a fall in Dublin city centre on Sunday morning. The victim, who was aged in her 40s, suffered severe injuries after fallin(...)

Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade Twitter page

Dublin Fire Brigade is attending a hazardous materials incident in Ballycoolin in west Dublin. The fire brigade tweeted that specialist fire engines(...)

For chargers, it is recommended to avoid chargers that feel too light, are supplied with a two-pin plug or if the USB port is upside down. Photograph: Roy Mehrta/Getty Images

It happened, like most accidents do, in a split second. One second the phone was charging; the next there was a spark from the cable and a small flame(...)

The garda appears in the video wearing a garda stab vest over his bare chest while drinking a can of cider. He appears to put on a mock Traveller accent and makes reference to domestic abuse.

A garda who appeared to mock members of the Travelling Community in a widely shared video has met a Traveller representative organisation to apologise(...)

Dublin City chief executive Owen Keegan: ‘I recommend that the elected members apply the national basic rate, ie do not apply a reduction, thereby providing an estimated €12m in additional funds.’

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan has urged councillors not to cut the rate of Local Property Tax (LPT) paid by the city’s homeowners ne(...)

A preliminary investigation by management company KPM uncovered a range of fire-safety issues at Simonsridge. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Building defects at a large south Dublin apartment complex could cost up to €10 million to repair, according to an official fire safety audit. Bills (...)

John Gormley outside his home in Oak Grove, Derrinturn, Co Kildare. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

DEFECTS IN NEW BUILDINGS – ESPECIALLY COMMON DURING THE LAST BOOM – CAN LEAVE OWNERS IN HUGE DEBT, WITH LITTLE LEGAL RECOURSE. AND THEY DIDN’T STOP(...)

The Beacon South Quarter complex in  Co Dublin. Owners at the site were warned by Dublin Fire Brigade  they could face legal action if they did not undertake fire-safety improvements in their homes. Photograph: Eric Luke

IRES Reit has spent almost €1 million remedying building defects at a development in south Dublin where it owns more than 200 apartments. In accounts(...)

Alan Ecock, who organised the installation, with assistant chief fire officer John Keogh in Stoneybatter. Photograph: Tom Honan

About 50 local people gathered in Stoneybatter, Dublin 7, on Saturday for the unveiling of the capital’s first “phone box” public defibrillator. The (...)

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