There have been other fires since Carrickmines, says Irish Traveller Movement

There have been other fires since Carrickmines, says Irish Traveller Movement

The Irish Traveller Movement (ITM) is calling for a national review of fire safety on halting sites.

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Emotional scenes as inquest into death of 10 people in Carrickmines fire returns verdict of misadventure

Emotional scenes as inquest into death of 10 people in Carrickmines fire returns verdict of misadventure

The jury in the Carrickmines fire inquest has returned verdicts of misadventure in relation to the deaths of ten people.

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10 victims of Carrickmines fire died from carbon monoxide poisoning

10 victims of Carrickmines fire died from carbon monoxide poisoning

The Carrickmines fire inquest has heard all 10 victims were alive when the blaze started and died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Teen who rescued his nephew in Carrickmines fire 'extremely lucky' to survive, inquest hears

Teen who rescued his nephew in Carrickmines fire 'extremely lucky' to survive, inquest hears

He grabbed the child seconds before a ‘flashover scenario’ occurred as a chip pan of burning oil boiled over creating an inferno that engulfed the entire dwelling.

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Chip pan started fatal fire at Carrickmines halting site, inquest hears

Chip pan started fatal fire at Carrickmines halting site, inquest hears

A chip pan left on a hot plate was the most likely cause of a devastating fire that claimed 10 lives at a Dublin halting site in 2015.

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Inquest into Carrickmines fire deaths to begin today

Inquest into Carrickmines fire deaths to begin today

An inquest into the deaths of ten people in a fire at a halting site in Carrickmines, Co Dublin is due to get under way today.

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DPP directs no prosecution in Carrickmines halting site fire, Coroner’s Court hears

DPP directs no prosecution in Carrickmines halting site fire, Coroner’s Court hears

No criminal charges will be brought in relation to the deaths of 10 victims of a fire at a Carrickmines halting site.

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Carrickmines fire that killed 10 'should be a turning point', anniversary Mass told

Carrickmines fire that killed 10 'should be a turning point', anniversary Mass told

The devastating fire that killed five adults and five children on a Traveller halting site a year ago should be a watershed and raise uncomfortable questions, an anniversary Mass has heard today.

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Carrickmines emergency fund closing next week

Carrickmines emergency fund closing next week

An emergency fund set up to help families of the victims of the Carrickmines halting site fire is closing next week.

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Independent body requested to deal with Traveller accommodation

Independent body requested to deal with Traveller accommodation

There are calls for County Councils to be stripped of the responsibility to provide Traveller accommodation.

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Carrickmines family members set to meet Pope Francis

Carrickmines family members set to meet Pope Francis

400 members of the Irish travelling community will attend an audience with Pope Francis in the Vatican today.

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Grieving families of Carrickmines fire 'satisfied' with new accommodation

Grieving families of Carrickmines fire 'satisfied' with new accommodation

A group representing the survivors of the Carrickmines fire, has said the grieving families have made an emotional journey back to south Co Dublin.

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Survivors of Carrickmines fire have moved into new accomodation today

Survivors of Carrickmines fire have moved into new accomodation today

The survivors of the Carrickmines fire have moved into an emergency accommodation at a site in south Co Dublin.

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Death of Carrickmines fire victims 'unbelievable and heartbreaking', funeral hears

Death of Carrickmines fire victims 'unbelievable and heartbreaking', funeral hears

It was a sombre day in Wexford today as the funerals of the Carrickmines victims took place at the Church of The Assumption on Bride Street.

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Thomas, Sylvia, Jim, Christy and baby Mary Connors to be buried today

Thomas, Sylvia, Jim, Christy and baby Mary Connors to be buried today

Five members of the Connors family, who died in the Carrickmines fire in south Co Dublin, will be laid to rest today at Crosstown cemetery.

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'Hero' rescuer hailed as Carrickmines blaze victims laid to rest

'Hero' rescuer hailed as Carrickmines blaze victims laid to rest

The deaths of ten people including several children in a blaze has unleashed a devastating earthquake of grief, the funeral of five of the victims has heard.

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Travellers group: Unserviced site 'not ideal' but family 'relieved' they have place to stay

Travellers group: Unserviced site 'not ideal' but family 'relieved' they have place to stay

A spokesperson for travellers living in South Dublin says the survivors of the Carrickmines halting site fire are happy with the location of the new emergency halting site, despite the lack of facilities.

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Priest tells funeral of the 'tsunami of grief' of Carrickmines victims' families

Priest tells funeral of the 'tsunami of grief' of Carrickmines victims' families

The funeral is being held in south Dublin of the five members of the Connors family, who perished in the Carrickmines fire.

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Failure to secure best site for Carrickmines survivors 'a sad indictment of our society'

A group representing the Traveller and Roma community has expressed its shock at the temporary accommodation arrangements for survivors of the Carrickmines fire in south Co Dublin.

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Funeral for five Carrickmines victims to take place today

Funeral for five Carrickmines victims to take place today

The funeral will take place this morning for five members of the Connors family, who died in the Carrickmines fire almost a fortnight ago.

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Council finds temporary accommodation for Carrickmines survivors in car park

Temporary accommodation for the families that survived the Glenamuck Road fire is to be provided at a Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council-owned car park, beside Ballyogan Works Depot.

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Priest to raise treatment of Travellers by settled community at Carrickmines fire victims' removal

Priest to raise treatment of Travellers by settled community at Carrickmines fire victims' removal

The parish priest of the Connors family, five of whom perished in the Carrickmines fire, will raise the matter of prejudice against Travellers at their removal.

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Young Carrickmines fire survivor to leave hospital today

Young Carrickmines fire survivor to leave hospital today

Thomas Connors, the youngest survivor of the Carrickmines fire, will be released from hospital today.

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Carrickmines fire survivor, boy aged four, to leave hospital tomorrow

Carrickmines fire survivor, boy aged four, to leave hospital tomorrow

Thomas Connors, the four-year-old boy who survived the Carrickmines fire, is being released from hospital tomorrow.

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Funeral hears day of Carrickmines fire 'will forever be remembered as a horrific and tragic day'

Funeral hears day of Carrickmines fire 'will forever be remembered as a horrific and tragic day'

The funerals of five victims of the Carrickmines fire have taken place in Co Wicklow.

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Letter from Pope Francis read at funeral for Carrickmines victims

Letter from Pope Francis read at funeral for Carrickmines victims

Pope Francis has expressed his "deep sadness" for the victims of the Carrickmines fire.

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Hundreds gather in Bray to mourn five victims of Carrickmines fire

Hundreds gather in Bray to mourn five victims of Carrickmines fire

The funerals of five victims of the Carrickmines fire are taking place in Bray, Co Wicklow.

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Minister hopeful 'common sense prevails' over Traveller accommodation

Environment Minister Alan Kelly has said that he hopes "common sense" prevails and the survivors of the Carrickmines fire will be given temporary accommodation as soon as possible.

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Funeral of five Carrickmines victims takes place today

Funeral of five Carrickmines victims takes place today

The first funerals for victims of the Carrickmines fire will take place in Co Wicklow today.

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Limerick priest: Travellers don't want to go anywhere where they upset people

A Limerick priest has says Travellers do not want to be housed in areas they are not wanted.

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Funerals for Carrickmines to take place next week

Funerals for Carrickmines to take place next week

Funerals for the victims of the Carrickmines fire tragedy are to take place next week.

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Dublin vigil to honour Carrickmines fire victims

Dublin vigil to honour Carrickmines fire victims

A vigil will be held in Dublin city centre this afternoon in honour of the victims of the Carrickmines fire and their families.

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Families prepare for funerals as victims of Carrickmines fire identified

Families prepare for funerals as victims of Carrickmines fire identified

The bodies of the people who died in the fire at a halting site in Carrickmines last Saturday morning have been formally identified.

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We're not the bad guys, say Rockville Drive residents

The residents at the centre of a stand-off over temporary accommodation for survivors of the Carrickmines fire say they are not “the bad guys”.

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Day three for Carrickmines stand-off talks

Day three for Carrickmines stand-off talks

Talks aimed at ending the standoff over temporary accommodation for survivors of the Carrickmines fire are taking place in Dublin this morning.

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Council meeting with Carrickmines residents described as 'constructive'

Council meeting with Carrickmines residents described as 'constructive'

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council has said they have had a constructive meeting with residents at Rockville Drive.

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Residents blocking Carrickmines survivors to meet Council officials

Residents blocking survivors of the Carrickmines fire from temporary accommodation are due to meet County Council officials again this morning.

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Blockade continues at site of planned halting site for Carrickmines survivors

Blockade continues at site of planned halting site for Carrickmines survivors

The blockade of an emergency site for survivors of the Carrickmines fire is continuing this evening.

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Council tells Carrickmines residents they will be on temporary site for six, not eight, months

Council tells Carrickmines residents they will be on temporary site for six, not eight, months

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council has agreed that members of the travelling community, whose halting site was destroyed in a fire which killed 10 people, will be housed at a temporary site for six months instead of eight.

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Taoiseach calls for consultation with local communities over Carrickmines accommodation

Taoiseach calls for consultation with local communities over Carrickmines accommodation

The Taoiseach has called for consultations with local communities today over accommodation for survivors of last weekend's halting site fire.

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Carrickmines candlelight vigil to be held tonight

Carrickmines candlelight vigil to be held tonight

A candle light vigil will be held at the scene of a fatal fire in Carrickmines tonight that claimed the lives of 10 members of the one family.

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Council to meet with Carrickmines residents this morning over temporary accommodation site

Council to meet with Carrickmines residents this morning over temporary accommodation site

Council officials are to meet with residents of Carrickmines this morning who have objected to survivors of a fatal fire moving into their neighbourhood.

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Emergency accomodation for Carrickmines survivors blocked by local residents

Emergency accomodation for Carrickmines survivors blocked by local residents

Emergency accommodation for the survivors of the Carrickmines fire has been blocked by local residents.

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Books of Condolence open for Carrickmines fire victims

Books of Condolence open for Carrickmines fire victims

Books of Condolence for the families and friends of the victims of the Carrickmines fire have been opened by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council.

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'There’s going to be 10 funerals' - Public asked for donations after tragic Carrickmines fire

'There’s going to be 10 funerals' - Public asked for donations after tragic Carrickmines fire

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has opened a bank account for donations for the families affected by the recent fire at Carrickmines.

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Counselling offered to Carrickmines fire victims

Counselling offered to Carrickmines fire victims

Counselling is being offered to the survivors of the Carrickmines halting site fire.

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Relative tells of 'horrendous' tragedy that kills 10 in Carrickmines

Relative tells of 'horrendous' tragedy that kills 10 in Carrickmines

The victims of a horror blaze which claimed 10 lives including five children may have been enjoying a “little do” before the fire broke out, a relative said.

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Touching tribute to 'little souls' who die in Dublin blaze

Touching tribute to 'little souls' who die in Dublin blaze

A message in a book of condolence has bade farewell to five “little souls” killed in a blaze at a travellers’ halting site.

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Irish Traveller Movement: Travellers 'often victims of housing crisis'

Irish Traveller Movement: Travellers 'often victims of housing crisis'

Some travellers have been forced to live in overcrowded and dangerous situations due to a housing crisis, representatives have claimed.

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Flags to fly at half mast over Govt buildings for 10 victims killed in Carrickmines fire

Flags to fly at half mast over Govt buildings for 10 victims killed in Carrickmines fire

Update 12.20pm: Local parishioners are to fund raise for the victims of a blaze which claimed five children and five adults who died in yesterday's tragic fire at Carrickmines in South Dublin.

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Parents and their five children among 10 killed in Carrickmines fire

Parents and their five children among 10 killed in Carrickmines fire

Update 8.30pm: Books of condolences for the families affected by the Carrickmines tragedy will be open across the community tomorrow. Ten people were killed, including a mother, father and their five children who were all under 10 years old. A pregnant woman is also reported to be among the dead. The books will be available to sign at Leopardstown Shopping Centre, Centra Stepaside, The Market Belarmine and at Customer Services in Dundrum Shopping Centre.

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Nine people, including baby, killed in Carrickmines fire

Nine people, including baby, killed in Carrickmines fire

Update 2pm: Nine people have died in a fire at Carrickmines, South Dublin, including a number of children.

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'Number of fatalities' at serious blaze in Dublin

'Number of fatalities' at serious blaze in Dublin

Six units of Dublin Fire Brigade are dealing with a serious blaze in Carrickmines.

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