Posts Tagged ‘fire’

Tributes paid to ‘The Purple Lady’

The late Catherine Coughlan, inset: the scene of the house fire on Priest's Road, Tramore.  					| Main Photo: John Kealy | Inset Photo: Jim O'Sullivan
TRIBUTES have been paid to an elderly woman who died in a house fire in Tramore last week. The fire broke out shortly before 1am on Thursday last at a house on Priest’s Road. Members of the emergency services and a neighbour managed to carry Catherine Coughlan out of her detached bungalow after the fire was [...]

Ballybeg reeling following Boxing Club arson attack

Barty Simpson, a founder member of the club surveying the scene of the fire. 													| Photo: Noel Browne
he close-knit community of Ballybeg is continuing its efforts to rebuild, following a second night of arson attacks and other crime last Monday (January 26th) in which St Saviours Boxing Club suffered extensive damage. Garda were patrolling the Ardmore Park area when they heard a faint sound of an alarm going off, at around 3.10am. [...]