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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C
Twitter/ Maeve Convery The derelict church on Jones' Road on fire.

Fire breaks out at derelict church metres from Croke Park

Eight units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are currently dealing with the blaze.

Updated 11.15pm

DUBLIN FIRE BRIGADE are currently attending the scene of a substantial fire at a derelict church on Jones’ Road in Dublin.

The church is located less than 100 metres from Croke Park stadium. Gardaí said the road is currently closed and several buildings in the area have been evacuated as a precaution.

In total eight units of Dublin Fire Brigade have been sent to tackle the blaze. There has also been a request for the train line running over the street on which the church has been located to be closed.

Irish Rail told Twitter followers that although there had been disruptions earlier services are currently running as normal again. :

imageOriginally published 7.36pm

Read: ‘All clear’ given following blaze near Broadstone Bus Depot>

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