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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.

As the brightest stars of our political firmament gathered at Dublin’s Mansion House on Monday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Dáil, j(...)

From left, Lisa Algan, a friend of the Connors family, and Maggie Connors, sister of Thomas Connors, leave the Dublin Coroner’s Court. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The jury’s verdict on the deaths that took place at the Carrickmines halting site were delivered quickly, but the questions left by the tragedy will t(...)

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(...)

FAR LEFT PIC Willie Lynch (25), his partner Tara Gilbert (27) who was pregnant, and their daughters, Jodie (9) and Kelsey (4). CENTRE TOP LEFT Willie’s brother Jimmy Lynch (39). CENTRE BOTTOM LEFT Christy Connors (2), CENTRE TOP RIGHT Mary Connors (6 months), CENTRE BOTTOM RIGHT Jim Connors (5) and their parents FAR RIGHT PIC Thomas (28) and Sylvia Connors (30).

The teenager who rescued his nephew from a blaze that killed ten people was ‘extremely lucky’ to survive, the Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard. John(...)

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(...)

The scene at the site of the fire that claimed 10 lives in Carrickmines in 2015. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Inquests into the deaths of 10 victims of a fire at a Dublin halting site are scheduled to begin on Monday. Five adults, five children and an unborn(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Ronald Lynam, solicitor for the Connors family, outside the Coroner’s Court. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

All 10 victims of a fire at a halting site in Carrickmines in south Dublin died of carbon monoxide poisoning, an inquest has heard. The inquest into t(...)

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