Willy Lynch

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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(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

 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 (...)

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 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(...)

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