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# carrickmines - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

A final farewell: As the bells tolled, five coffins were taken from the hearses

With five coffins sitting before the altar, sadness could be seen etched on the faces of everyone in the church that day.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

An Irish kayaker identified, paramilitary activity in Northern Ireland and the first funerals for the victims of the Carrickmines fire… all in the news fix.

'Ireland as a nation suffered a loss which is beyond words. There are no words' RIP

'Ireland as a nation suffered a loss which is beyond words. There are no words'

The first of the Carrickmines funerals took place in Bray today.

Major traffic restrictions in Bray for first of Carrickmines funerals

Large crowds are expected to attend. Here are the traffic arrangements…

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

# carrickmines - Monday 19 October, 2015

Carrickmines tragedy shows we all have empathy, but it gives way when it comes close to our backyard

Ireland’s dirty secret is that the Carrickmines tragedy could happen in any parish in the country, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

Large crowds expected to attend funerals of Carrickmines victims

The first of the funerals is set to take place tomorrow, and despite ‘progress’ there’s still no final deal on the halting site.

# carrickmines - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Funeral details of Carrickmines fire victims announced

The burials will take place in Wexford and Wicklow over the coming week.

# carrickmines - Saturday 17 October, 2015

'Progress' has been made with residents over Rockville Drive halting site

The council has been in discussion with a group of residents since Wednesday.

# carrickmines - Friday 16 October, 2015

Stand-off at Rockville Drive: Travellers group 'hopeful' of deal on halting site

The residents say the site is unsuitable. Talks continued today.

# carrickmines - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Stand-off at Rockville Drive: Still no solution after second day of talks

Residents say they weren’t consulted about plans to build an emergency halting site, and blocked a digger from entering.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Carrickmines fire victims remembered at candelit vigil

The event came after a temporary site at Rockville Drive was blockaded yesterday.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Temporary home for Carrickmines survivors "blockaded" by local residents

The temporary site for the survivors has drawn protesters to the scene.

Four-year-old remains in hospital after losing parents and siblings in fire

A 14-year-old boy was released from hospital yesterday.

# carrickmines - Monday 12 October, 2015

Relatives of Carrickmines fire victims turned away from Dublin bar

The men had visited Ollie’s Bar looking for Sunday lunch.

"It begs the question: how serious is the government about Travellers' rights?"

The fallout from the Carrickmines disaster, which claimed 10 lives on Saturday morning, continued this afternoon.

# carrickmines - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Flags to fly at half-mast for victims of Carrickmines fire

The blaze in the south Dublin suburb killed ten people yesterday, including five children.

# carrickmines - Saturday 10 October, 2015

'All of those young children were just so innocent'

Family members left homeless by the blaze are being put-up in council accommodation tonight. President Higgins has called it a “most dreadful tragedy”.

Latest: Two infants among ten dead in blaze at Dublin halting site Carrickmines This post contains videos

Latest: Two infants among ten dead in blaze at Dublin halting site

The fatal fire broke out at a housing unit at around 4am. The senior investigating garda has called it a “terrible tragedy”.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Mother of disabled boy returns to car to find note threatening to report her to gardaí

The note was left when Siobhan Quigley was leaving her three-year-old son at an occupational therapy appointment.

# carrickmines - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Huge plumes of smoke billow from Dublin building as crews battle fire

Four units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are working to bring the blaze under control.

# carrickmines - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Popular pensioner who smokes two bags of heroin a week outside his house sentenced

The 67-year-old family man was described as extremely helpful by his local community in Dublin.

# carrickmines - Saturday 28 March, 2015

35-year-old man to appear in court over retail park stabbing

The injured man underwent surgery yesterday and is in stable condition.

# carrickmines - Friday 27 March, 2015

Man in his forties stabbed at retail park in south Dublin

The incident happened at around 4.25pm this afternoon.

# carrickmines - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Nama is selling a €100 million portfolio of business parks

The five properties are located around the country, with the most high profile in Carrickmines.

# carrickmines - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Viable explosive device made safe in Carrickmines

A number of nearby houses were evacuated in the area.

# carrickmines - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Houses evacuated after viable bomb discovered in south Dublin

The device was found at a private residence in the Ballyogan area and was made safe by army experts.

# carrickmines - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Harvey Norman and Carphone Warehouse to create 80 new jobs

The “store-within-a-store” concept will see 11 new Carphone Warehouse concessions set up within Harvey Norman stores.

# carrickmines - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption

Young Dublin Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe says the corruption revealed in the Mahon report makes it difficult to repair public’s trust in politics.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy

The businessman was at the centre of the recent corruption trial which collapsed when witness Frank Dunlop fell ill. Today, Mahon has had its say on his involvement with lands in Carrickmines.

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?

The final chapter of the report was delayed due to a trial that ultimately collapsed.

# carrickmines - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Pics: 7 injured after cars collide with motorist driving wrong way down M50

At least three cars were involved in the collision on the M50 near Sandyford last night. The Garda Ombudsman is part of the investigation into the incident.

# carrickmines - Monday 7 March, 2011

High Court approves Liam Cosgrave challenge

Former TD given green light to challenge corruption charges made against him.