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(...)

 Josepha Madigan, when seeking a council seat in 2014, said in her election literature that it would be a ‘dreadful waste of taxpayers’ money’ if the site were used for Traveller accommodation. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Plans for Traveller housing at Mount Anville Road in Mount Merrion have been dropped by Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council more than 30 years after(...)

Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan: Said in 2014 – when still a councillor – it would be a “dreadful waste . . . of taxpayers’ money” if the Mount Anville site was used for Traveller accommodation. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Councillors in south Co Dublin will be asked on Monday evening to vote in favour of selling a site earmarked for Traveller accommodation. The controv(...)

Travellers are stereotyped as criminals and are seen as untrustworthy, a protest outside the Dáil over Traveller accommodation heard today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Travellers are stereotyped as criminals and are seen as untrustworthy, a protest outside the Dáil over Traveller accommodation heard on Wednesday. The(...)

Members of the Southside Travellers Action Group and the Irish Traveller Movement lay a wreath at the site of the Carrickmines fire tragedy. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Mick Connors was seven on Saturday. He and his baby brother Tom (4) are the only members of their family to survive the Carrickmines fire tragedy on O(...)

The entrance to the Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Council Ballyogan Depot car park, on the Ballyogan Road, where a temporary halting site for the survivors of the Carrickmines fire is being set up. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The 15 people left homeless by the Carrickmines fire in south Dublin earlier this month have moved into a temporary site provided for them by Dún Laog(...)

The scene at Rockville Drive off the Glenamuck Road where the proposed site to house Travellers is located. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Strong opposition from residents has forced Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council to abandon a plan to provide emergency accommodation at Rockville Dr(...)

Flowers on  Glenamuck Road in Carrickmines, Co Dublin, near the site of a fatal fire at a halting site. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Efforts continued on Monday to identify the remains of the 10 people who died in a fire at a halting site in Carrickmines in Dublin. Two children are(...)

Thomas and Sylvia Connors were among the 10 people who died in the halting site fire at Carrickmines.

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has requested that flags at Government Buildings be flown at half-mast for the funerals of 10 people who died during a fire (...)