Thomas Connors

37 results

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(...)

 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(...)

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(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »