Ten dead as huge blaze ravages site in Carrickmines

The youngest victim of the early morning fire was just six-months-old

11th October, 2015
Garda and Fire Brigade personnel at the scene on Glenamuck Road in Carrickmines Pic: Rollingnews.ie

Ten people, including a number of children, have died and at least three others have been injured after a massive fire broke out in the Dublin 18 suburb of Carrickmines in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A Garda spokesperson said that the children who died were aged as young as six months.

Emergency services were called to a halting site on Glenamuck Road at around 4am on Saturday. In a statement, Dublin Fire Brigade said...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Benefits of climate change ‘far outweighed’ by damage, says Varadkar

Club king Fox wonders where Dublin nightlife is going

Fianna Fáil support plunges after ‘Votegate’

Budget 2020: Donohoe adopts an election footing