Tom Mchugh

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A bricklayer in London can earn about £60,000  a year, according to reports last year.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

This article forms part of a new series for Irish Times Abroad on the opportunities worldwide (and in Ireland) for Irish construction workers. If(...)

Jack McHugh (16) died following a swimming accident in Munich, Germany, last week. Photograph: Google Maps

A 16-year-old boy from Co Galway has died in a swimming accident in Germany. Jack McHugh, from Corofin had been on holiday visiting a relative in Mu(...)

Vigil: candles lit in memory of the 10 people, including five children, who died in the fire at a halting site for Travellers in Carrickmines. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

A government report on Travellers published some years ago described certain attitudes people had about the prospect of Travellers living next to them(...)

Ten people lost their lives on Glenamuck Road South, Carrickmines, Co Dublin. Photograph: Collins

The funerals of the 10 people who died in a fire at a temporary halting site in south Dublin last weekend, will take place next week. The remains of t(...)

The scene at Rockville Drive, Glanamuck Road, Carrickmines on 14th October. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Local authority officials have described ongoing talks with residents of a south Dublin housing estate over plans for an emergency halting site for th(...)

The scene at Rockville Drive off the Glanamuck Road where a digger was blocked from entering a site on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Housing officials from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council will on Wednesday meet residents of a Carrickmines estate who say they do not want a grou(...)

 Jan O’Sullivan:   nearly 2,000 units will be “returned to beneficial use”.

The majority of all long-term vacant council houses will be available for use within a year, Minister of State for Housing Jan O’Sullivan has said.Ann(...)

Fine Gael councillor Barry Saul said 92 people and one resident association made submissions against the Mount Anville Road site. “I’m very disappointed with the result as it will have a direct effect on the future funding of our capital programme.”

A proposal to build Traveller accommodation on sites in one of Ireland’s wealthiest areas was passed by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council last (...)