Jim Connors

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A file image of the Glenamuck Road halting site in Co Dublin where 10 people died in a fire in October 2015. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Relatives of 10 people who died in a fire at a Dublin halting site have told an inquest of the desperate attempts made to save a number of children wh(...)

Jim and Josie Connors with their grandchildren in their new home off Glenamuck Road, Carrickmines:  Jim (3), Michael (2), Michael (8) and Tom (6).  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A Traveller family, who two years ago lost 10 loved ones in one of the worst fire disasters in the State’s history, hope that their new home will “be (...)

Jim and Josie Connors with their grandchildren Jim (2), Tom (5), John (6) and Mick (8)  at home in Ballyogan Road, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Two memorial Masses on Monday will remember 10 young lives lost a year ago, in one of the worst fire disasters in the history of the State. The liv(...)

An aerial shot shows the extent of the damage at the halting site on Glenamuck Road, Carrickmines. Photograph: Tom Honan/Irish Mail on Sunday

Fire brigades remained on the scene at the fatal fire at the Carrickmines halting site on Saturday for more than eight hours as crews fought to cont(...)