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Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo
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Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo

Jan 1st 2020, 1:35 PM 25,579 Views 25 Comments

Local media reported that New Year’s Eve fireworks could have started the blaze.

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises
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Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises

Jan 1st 2020, 10:16 AM 26,553 Views 34 Comments

Blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes.

Cancer patient dies in Romania after being set on fire during surgery
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Cancer patient dies in Romania after being set on fire during surgery

Dec 30th 2019, 3:59 PM 65,316 Views 38 Comments

The pancreatic cancer patient died yesterday after suffering burns to 40% of her body.

Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare
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Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare

Dec 29th 2019, 6:30 AM 26,901 Views 2 Comments

Several other vehicles were also damaged in the incident on Friday night.

Man (35) appears in court charged in relation to house fire at Navan estate
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Man (35) appears in court charged in relation to house fire at Navan estate

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 12:51 PM 26,226 Views 2 Comments

Two adjoining houses were evacuated after the blaze broke out yesterday morning – no one was injured.

Residents evacuated as fire crews attend scene of 'large domestic house fire' in Navan
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Residents evacuated as fire crews attend scene of 'large domestic house fire' in Navan

Dec 25th 2019, 2:10 PM 30,490 Views 3 Comments

Local fire crews from Navan and Trim attended the blaze.

Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution
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Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution

Dec 24th 2019, 2:47 PM 14,870 Views 24 Comments

The Paris landmark was damaged by a fire this year and reconstruction is expected to take several years.

Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave
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Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave

Dec 24th 2019, 10:14 AM 11,945 Views 13 Comments

Nine people have been killed and more than 950 homes destroyed in the wildfires.

Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway
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Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway

Dec 21st 2019, 1:29 PM 49,144 Views 34 Comments

It’s understood the garda heard a bang which was followed by a burst of flames while travelling on the M18.

At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire
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At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire

Dec 8th 2019, 5:45 PM 11,560 Views 15 Comments

Workers at the factory were earning around €1.80 per day.

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Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Updated Dec 7th 2019, 11:46 AM 30,877 Views 37 Comments

Five men were arrested in connection with the fire attack.

Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire
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Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire

Nov 23rd 2019, 11:55 AM 22,102 Views 10 Comments

The singer-songwriter sang They Never Came Home on the Late Late Show.

Residents evacuated as fire causes 'extensive damage' to houses in Meath
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Residents evacuated as fire causes 'extensive damage' to houses in Meath

Nov 23rd 2019, 10:08 AM 29,319 Views 13 Comments

Local gardaí said it is not yet clear how the fire started.

Lucan attack: Gardaí seeking to trace movements of '05 CW' reg car sold last week
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Lucan attack: Gardaí seeking to trace movements of '05 CW' reg car sold last week

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 1:10 PM 68,046 Views 20 Comments

It is understood that gardaí suspect the man was shot before the car was set alight in Lucan.

Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes
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Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 2:17 PM 20,497 Views 28 Comments

Police said they had fired three live rounds at a protest site near the university.

Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction
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Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction

Nov 14th 2019, 9:20 PM 44,570 Views 25 Comments

A devastating fire ripped through the iconic cathedral in April.

Man (20s) and woman (60s) arrested over arson at Co Cork houses in July
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Man (20s) and woman (60s) arrested over arson at Co Cork houses in July

Nov 13th 2019, 9:17 AM 12,402 Views 1 Comment

One home in Belgooly was completely destroyed as a result of the fire.

Woman in her 90s dies following house fire in north Dublin
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Woman in her 90s dies following house fire in north Dublin

Nov 12th 2019, 9:07 AM 16,664 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí and fire services attended the fire at a house in Corballis, Cloghran at around 11.20pm last night.

'It's the worst scandal that remains unresolved': Stardust episode five out now
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'It's the worst scandal that remains unresolved': Stardust episode five out now

Nov 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 6,692 Views 4 Comments

The fifth episode of Stardust looks at the Tribunal of Inquiry that followed the fire and how families organised their initial fight for justice.

At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan
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At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 3:00 PM 11,967 Views 6 Comments

There are reports that some passengers were cooking when the cylinders exploded.

New blaze in California threatens thousands of homes and Reagan presidential library
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New blaze in California threatens thousands of homes and Reagan presidential library

Oct 31st 2019, 7:29 AM 8,373 Views 9 Comments

There have been no reported deaths so far from the blaze.

Martin Kenny describes 'traumatic and difficult' experience after car set alight outside home
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Martin Kenny describes 'traumatic and difficult' experience after car set alight outside home

Updated Oct 29th 2019, 7:30 PM 26,479 Views 65 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD’s car was set alight outside his home yesterday morning.

Traffic delays in Dublin after emergency services attend fire on Clanbrassil Street
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Traffic delays in Dublin after emergency services attend fire on Clanbrassil Street

Updated Oct 29th 2019, 5:45 PM 36,041 Views 12 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade has extinguished the blaze at the derelict building.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: 'Serious shortcomings' in response of fire service likely led to more deaths
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Grenfell Tower inquiry: 'Serious shortcomings' in response of fire service likely led to more deaths

Oct 29th 2019, 7:48 AM 14,770 Views 15 Comments

72 people died in the fire in June 2017.

Appeal for witnesses after garda station in Monaghan is extensively damaged by fire
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Appeal for witnesses after garda station in Monaghan is extensively damaged by fire

Updated Oct 28th 2019, 3:05 PM 31,567 Views 22 Comments

Investigations are continuing to establish the cause of the fire at Emyvale Garda Station.

California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes
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California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes

Oct 28th 2019, 1:37 PM 11,089 Views 1 Comment

Many homes have been evacuated and power has been cut due to the fires.

Car of Sinn Féin TD who received death threats last week set on fire outside his home
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Car of Sinn Féin TD who received death threats last week set on fire outside his home

Oct 28th 2019, 12:33 PM 41,950 Views 42 Comments

The Leitrim TD reported receiving death threats following a speech on asylum seekers in the Dáil.

Investigation after car driven into vacant house and set on fire
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Investigation after car driven into vacant house and set on fire

Oct 26th 2019, 7:17 PM 68,957 Views 40 Comments

The incident occurred in the Priorswood area last night.

'There was a big build up to it for weeks': Episode two of Stardust out now
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'There was a big build up to it for weeks': Episode two of Stardust out now

Oct 17th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,924 Views 5 Comments

The second episode of Stardust delves into the stories of those who went there that night and the history of the building in Artane.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city
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Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city

Updated Oct 13th 2019, 6:10 PM 63,780 Views 48 Comments

The State Pathologist has been notified and the scene is currently preserved.

'It was the biggest show on our side really': Episode one of Stardust out now
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'It was the biggest show on our side really': Episode one of Stardust out now

Oct 10th 2019, 5:15 PM 13,537 Views 0 Comments

In episode one, we take a look at what Ireland – and Dublin – was like at the beginning of the 1980s.

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US
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Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US

Oct 9th 2019, 8:20 AM 37,509 Views 0 Comments

Three children and two adults died in the fire in April.

Greece says it wants to begin returning 10,000 migrants after deadly fire sparks riots
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Greece says it wants to begin returning 10,000 migrants after deadly fire sparks riots

Sep 30th 2019, 10:40 PM 44,114 Views 53 Comments

A deadly fire led to riots in a camp on the island of Lesbos.

Huge fire breaks out at chemical plant in northern France
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Huge fire breaks out at chemical plant in northern France

Sep 26th 2019, 9:36 AM 18,433 Views 25 Comments

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.

'We're in limbo': Over a dozen families forced to move after Dublin fire
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'We're in limbo': Over a dozen families forced to move after Dublin fire

Sep 14th 2019, 7:35 PM 27,226 Views 13 Comments

The fire occurred this morning in Smithfield.

Cork shopping centre damaged by fire may not reopen until summer 2020
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Cork shopping centre damaged by fire may not reopen until summer 2020

Sep 14th 2019, 12:28 PM 19,427 Views 41 Comments

Demolition is set to begin next week at Douglas Village Shopping Centre.

All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says
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All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says

Sep 13th 2019, 7:49 AM 18,930 Views 2 Comments

A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.

Traders in limbo as they wait for demolition of shopping centre car park in Douglas
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Traders in limbo as they wait for demolition of shopping centre car park in Douglas

Sep 12th 2019, 6:05 AM 20,906 Views 36 Comments

The fire at the Douglas Village Shopping Centre destroyed vehicles and damaged the car park beyond repair.

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns
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Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns

Sep 5th 2019, 6:16 PM 29,918 Views 0 Comments

If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.

Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire
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Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire

Sep 4th 2019, 7:31 AM 17,097 Views 2 Comments

Authorities say they have ended their search for survivors.