The staff firefighter representative on the taskforce set up to examine fire safety in high-rise buildings has rejected the draft report of the body, pointing out that it does not address basic fire safety issues.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2018
The country is facing total shutdown from 4pm today with people ordered to stay indoors, schools and colleges closed, rail and bus services halted, and motorists warned it would be “suicidal” to take to the roads.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is facing an angry public backlash after saying he will not write a “blank cheque” or “pick up the bill” for elderly people who keep their heating on constantly during the sub-zero ‘Beast From The East’ storm.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018
Homes and businesses affected by the Storm Desmond floods have been promised €15m in humanitarian help from the Government as the most badly hit areas prepare for their worst flooding in two decades over the next 48 hours.
Wed, 09 Dec, 2015