Josie Connors

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The halting site in Carrickmines, Co Dublin, where 10 people died in a fire in 2015. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A Traveller family, who lost 10 loved ones in one of the worst fire disasters in the State’s history, is taking legal action against their local autho(...)

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(...)

Glenamuck halting site where 10 people died in a fire in October 2015. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Members of a Traveller family who survived a fire at a temporary halting site in Carrickmines in Dublin last year are calling for a public inquiry int(...)

Josie Connors with her grandson Thomas (4) at their temporary home on Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Co Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Traveller family who survived a fire at a temporary halting site in Carrickmines, Dublin, last year in which 10 people died, fear they could be ma(...)