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#Fire Safety

# fire-safety - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Dublin City Council spends €638,000 on security for Priory Hall Exclusive

Figures obtained by reveal G4S Ireland has been paid more than €638k for less than a year’s security, during which time a number of break-ins have occurred on the site.

# fire-safety - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Mirror + direct sunlight = house fires, warns fire service

Dorset firefighters say they tackled a bedroom fire on Monday believed to have been sparked by mirror-reflected sunlight.

# fire-safety - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

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Qatar launches investigation into fatal mall fire

Thirteen children and six adults, including two firefighters, were killed in yesterday’s blaze.

# fire-safety - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Belmayne 'not a similar situation to Priory Hall', says Minister

The Minister for Environment noted how the responsible parties in the Belmayne case were facing up to their obligations, adding “this is clearly not a similar situation to Priory Hall”.

# fire-safety - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Minister: Priory Hall concerns were raised in 2006

Despite inspections raising safety concerns at Priory Hall six years ago, fire safety certificates were still issued for the complex.

# fire-safety - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Priory Hall residents hit back at McFeely 'victim' claim

A spokesman for the residents’ committee said the developer’s comments were “beneath contempt”.

# fire-safety - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Repair work needed at homes in Dublin housing estate

The Belmayne properties are missing an important fire safety component.

# fire-safety - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Priory Hall residents protest property stalemate

Residents and their reporters rallied in Donaghmede today over continued uncertainty surrounding the Priory Hall apartment complex.

Priory Hall residents 'no closer to a solution'

The private residents were ordered out of their homes four months ago after serious fire safety fears about their properties were brought to light.

# fire-safety - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Cost of temporary housing for Priory Hall residents to top €700,000

Dublin City Council has revealed that providing accommodation for the displaced residents of the unsafe complex will cost over €700,000.

# fire-safety - Monday 28 November, 2011

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In pictures: Six weeks on, Priory Hall is a ghost town

It’s been almost two months since the residents of the Priory Hall in Donaghmede were told to abandon their homes – and here’s what the apartment complex looks like now.

# fire-safety - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Priory Hall residents concerned over Supreme Court appeal

Evacuees are worried that if Dublin City Council’s appeal is successful, they will be forced further into financial strife – and may even have to default on their mortgages.

# fire-safety - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Priory Hall developer granted stay on three-month sentence

The High Court had jailed and fined Thomas McFeely over his failure to carry out urgent remedial works on the Donaghmede apartment complex but he won a reprieve against the sentence.

# fire-safety - Friday 11 November, 2011

City council to appeal Priory Hall court order

Dublin City Council is to appeal an order forcing it to pay for alternative accommodation for the residents of the Priory Hall complex.

# fire-safety - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# fire-safety - Friday 4 November, 2011

High Court removes developer from Priory Hall

Despite the Court ordering Tom McFeely off the site, residents of the complex are still unsure about when and how the necessary works will be carried out.

# fire-safety - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

Priory Hall developers told to hand over passports

The developers said they did not have the resources to cover the cost of alternative accommodation for residents of Priory Hall – who are being evacuated from their homes over grave fire safety concerns.

# fire-safety - Monday 6 June, 2011

Woman in her eighties dies in Westmeath house fire

The woman’s husband has been treated in hospital for smoke inhalation.