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Dublin: 17 °C Saturday 23 August, 2014


# blaze - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Woman arrested in connection with Drogheda fire

Three men arrested yesterday have been released without charge.

# blaze - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

‘Worst forest fire in living memory’ continues to rage in Sweden

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

# blaze - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Stardust campaigner wants to meet Justice Minister – after saying she ‘wouldn’t darken her door’

Geraldine Foy is a researcher for Stardust campaigners and has been in contact with Minister Frances Fitzgerald’s department.

# blaze - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire Ah Well This post contains images

Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire

Please don’t actually set your mansion on fire.

# blaze - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Elderly man dies in Galway house fire

Emergency services were called to the scene in Ros Muc just before midnight last night.

# blaze - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly

Most of the victims died from asphyxiation as they could not escape the smoke-filled corridors.

# blaze - Friday 23 May, 2014

Blaze engulfs iconic Glasgow School of Art building

There are no injuries reported as firefighters continue to douse the flames on the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building.

# blaze - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation

The families described the handling of the incident as an “open political sore”.

# blaze - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign

The families also are aggrieved with the Tánaiste over a meeting they had with him.

# blaze - Friday 2 May, 2014

More than 30 killed in ‘criminal’ fire in Ukraine

It was reported earlier that 38 people were killed, it’s now been revised down to 31.

# blaze - Monday 28 April, 2014

More than 4,000 pigs die in fire at farm in Northern Ireland

Police are investigating the cause of the blaze.

Woman (50s) dies in house fire in Clare

She is understood to have been alone in the house at the time.

# blaze - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

63-year-old man dies in Galway house fire

His brother, who was also in the house at the time, escaped without serious injury.

# blaze - Friday 7 March, 2014

78-year-old woman killed in Mayo house fire

Gardaí said they are now investigating the circumstances of the blaze.

# blaze - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Two killed in fire at Co Galway flats complex

A man aged 38 and second person who has not yet been identified were killed in the overnight blaze in Gort, Co Galway.

# blaze - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Man’s body found in fire at Louth coffin makers

The fire broke out at the coffin makers in Ardee last night.

# blaze - Monday 3 March, 2014

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth

Gardaí said there have been no reports of injuries and the incident is still ongoing.

Stardust families “beg on their knees” for government to discharge €192k costs

They have sent a solicitor’s letter to the Taoiseach but also set up a fundraising account.

# blaze - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion

A fire broke out at around 4am in a quiet residential road in Baldoyle, north Dublin.

Four people hospitalised after house fire in Dublin

The blaze broke out at the house in Clondalkin in the early hours of this morning.

# blaze - Monday 24 February, 2014

Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze

They said they are “hopeful” about the meeting.

# blaze - Monday 17 February, 2014

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims’ families

The families want to raise a number of issues with the Tánaiste, including the tribunals into the blaze.

# blaze - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Firefighter dies suddenly after putting out car fire in Armagh

The deceased was based out of Lurgan Fire Station.

# blaze - Monday 3 February, 2014

Two teenage girls arrested in relation to Limerick house fire

The house was extensively damaged in the blaze on Saturday.

# blaze - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight

Gardaí said the house was extensively damaged in the blaze.

# blaze - Thursday 30 January, 2014

It’s over: Blaze at Ballymount recycling plant extinguished after five days

It has prompted a government review of the storage of toxic materials near homes.

# blaze - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Some parcel delivery disruption as An Post depot remains closed

The fire at the Oxigen recycling plant forced the main parcel depot to close yesterday as a result of heavy smoke.

# blaze - Monday 27 January, 2014

Fire units to remain at Ballymount industrial estate fire for a number of days

Dublin Fire Brigade state that the fire has been brought under control.

# blaze - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Ballymount blaze rated a ‘Category 1′ incident by EPA

The fire at the Oxigen plant in west Dublin is still burning. It could be tomorrow before the all clear is given…

# blaze - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Ballymount industrial estate fire could burn for rest of weekend Dublin This post contains images

Ballymount industrial estate fire could burn for rest of weekend

Locals are being warned to keep windows and doors closed due to the toxicity of burning material.

# blaze - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly

The fire broke out just after midnight last night local time at the large complex in Quebec in Canada.

# blaze - Monday 13 January, 2014

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes

The fire follows from other devastating fires last year.

# blaze - Friday 3 January, 2014

Two women in their 20s die in Donegal house fire

Emergency services were alerted to the blaze when a man who was in the house managed to escape and raise the alarm at approximately 11am.

# blaze - Friday 20 December, 2013

Major blaze at Santry industrial estate brought under control

The blaze broke out close to the Omni Centre shortly before 5pm. There are no reports of any injuries.

# blaze - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Girl, 17, arrested over Phoenix Park murder

She is being questioned under the Criminal Justice Act in Blanchardstown garda station.

# blaze - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From Business ETC Dublin’s popular Izakaya restaurant to reopen after blaze Izakaya

Dublin’s popular Izakaya restaurant to reopen after blaze

There was an electrical fire in the basement of the building earlier this month, causing significant damage.

# blaze - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

‘All clear’ given following blaze near Broadstone Bus Depot

Dublin City Council’s ‘Dangerous Buildings Unit’ are due to inspect the building.

# blaze - Friday 1 November, 2013

Stockpiling for Halloween bonfire causes city centre flat blaze Dublin Fire Brigade This post contains images

Stockpiling for Halloween bonfire causes city centre flat blaze

Children lined the stairwell of the flats with more than 40 wooden pallets they collected for a bonfire.

# blaze - Saturday 26 October, 2013

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’

The IFESA, local Wicklow councillors and family of the deceased firemen are asking for a full fire service to be rolled out.

# blaze - Friday 25 October, 2013

Wicklow Council to be sentenced over firemen deaths

The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007.

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