Sylvia Connors

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Far left,  Willie Lynch, his partner Tara Gilbert  who was pregnant, and their daughters, Jodie  and Kelsey. Centre top left, Willie’s brother. Jimmy Lynch. Centre bottom left, Christy Connors, centre top right, Mary Connors, centre bottom right, Jim Connors, and their parents, far right,  Thomas  and Sylvia Connors.

A verdict of misadventure has been returned by the jury at the inquest into the deaths of 10 victims of a fire at a Dublin halting site. Relatives we(...)

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(...)

Outside St Peter’s Church, Bray Co Wicklow on Monday.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Amanda Gilbert (29), who took her own life last week, never got over the death of her twin sister Tara in a fire in at a halting site in Carrickmines,(...)

File image of Amanda and Tara Gilbert. Photograph: Facebook

The funeral takes place in Bray today of Amanda Gilbert (29), twin sister of Tara Gilbert (27), who died along with nine others in a fire at a halting(...)

 Mourners at the funeral of victims of the fire in Clondalkin at St Anne’s Church, Shankill. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Holly and Jordan loved their mammy, and she loved them, but they were together now and not alone, their funeral Mass heard on Monday. The two childr(...)

Mourners at the prayer service in Bray for Annmarie, Paris, AJ, Holly and Jordan O’Brien, who died in the Clondalkin fire. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A backdrop of children’s balloons and five coffins side-by-side underscored the sense of unreality at the prayer service on Sunday for those who died (...)

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(...)

A horse-drawn hearse draws the remains of a member of the Connors family to  Crosstown Cemetery, Wexford town, October 23rd, 2015. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A lone piper announced the emergence of five coffins from the Church of the Annunciation on Wexford’s Bride Street on Friday afternoon as a soft rain (...)

At the funeral of Thomas, Sylvia, Christopher, Jim and Mary Connors in The Church of the Ascension of the Lord, Balally, Sandyford. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

The Lynch and Connors children had played together in their uncle’s garden last Friday week – the afternoon before the fire that would take their live(...)

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