Smoke rises from the fire at the disused Baily Court Hotel in Howth, Co Dublin. Image: Dublin Fire Brigade/Twitter

A fire broke out at a disused building in Howth on Friday evening. Several units of Dublin Fire Brigade were called to put out the fire in the centre(...)

Firefighters attend to a gorse fire on Caggigoona commons, Kilmacanogue in Bray, Co Wicklow on Friday morning. Photograph: Declan Mallen

A large gorse fire has broken out near Bray in Co Wicklow. Five units from Bray, Greystones and Wicklow fire services are at the scene at Carrigoona (...)

Conor Wright (25) was the lifeguard on duty at the Swan Leisure pool in Rathmines when a swimmer got into difficulties at around 10am onThursday.

The quick reaction and skills of a lifeguard in a south Dublin swimming pool saved a man from drowning. Conor Wright (25) was the lifeguard on duty (...)

The Dublin Fire Brigade tackled two separate gorse fires in the Dublin mountains on Sunday and Monday

The Dublin Fire Brigade tackled two separate gorse fires in the Dublin mountains over the bank holiday weekend. Eight units attended the fires in Gle(...)

Cannabis grow house: the Garda seized 37 plants worth an estimated €110,000 from the house in Marino

A man has been arrested after Dublin Fire Brigade discovered a cannabis grow house after being called to a blaze in the north of the capital. Firefigh(...)

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(...)

A view of Howth Head. File photograph: Fáilte Ireland

A woman in her 40s was rescued on Friday after falling on the cliffs at Howth Head. The Irish Coast Guard Cliff Rescue Unit from Howth responded to t(...)

 A firefighter surveys the damage at the scene of the at the Metro Hotel, Ballymun after Wednesday night’s fire. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

The Ballymun fire has starkly illustrated the need for improved training, resources and enhanced risk assessment in relation to the threat of fires in(...)

 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 (...)

The scene of the  Metro Hotel in Ballymun, Dublin, after firefighters extinguished the blaze. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Ballymun hotel fire has starkly illustrated the need for improved training, resources and enhanced risk assessment in relation to the threat of f(...)

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