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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(...)

The national fire safety audit of Traveller accommodation was ordered three days after the deaths last year of 10 people, including five children, at a temporary halting site (above) in Carrickmines, south Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Significant fire-safety risks have been found in almost 80 per cent of Traveller accommodation. An audit from the National Directorate for Fire and (...)

John Lynch with a framed photograph of his brother Willie who died in the Carrickmines fire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A Traveller family who lost 10 loved ones in a fire on a halting site in Carrickmines, Dublin, last year, is in a local authority home in Wicklow with(...)

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

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has confirmed that it moved units on the Carrickmines temporary halting site where 10 people died in a fire on O(...)

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

The fire at the Carrickmines temporary halting site, in which 10 people died last October, was “so developed and intense” by the time fire crews arriv(...)

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(...)

John Lynch in his home in Bray, Co Wicklow, with a framed photograph of his brother Jimmy who died in the Carrickmines fire where 10 perished. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

John Lynch lost 10 members of his family in a fire at a temporary halting site in Carrickmines last month and fears for the safety of his children and(...)

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 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. The survivors are expected to move in next Sunday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Amid scenes of unspeakable sadness outside two churches this week, many members of the Traveller community were reluctant to express their anger. “It(...)

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