'Unspeakable' tragedy shines light on inequality
Published 12/10/2015 | 02:30
Today marks the end of National Fire Safety Week and, tragically, the beginning of a period of national mourning for the 10 victims, including five small children, of a fire in Carrickmines, south Dublin.
The victims, including a young mother of two who had just shared her delight at her third pregnancy, had enjoyed a family gathering several hours ahead of the blaze in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Flames tore through a portacabin, claiming the lives of two couples, five of their children, and another male.