EchoLive: ‘Overcrowding at Spring Lane halting site ‘could lead to a disaster’’

Overcrowding conditions on a Cork halting site could end in a tragedy similar to the Carrickmines fire disaster, it has been warned.

Senator Colette Kelleher (Ind) described the Spring Lane halting site, which has three times the number of intended occupants, as a dangerous living environment.

Speaking in the Seanad, Senator Kelleher raised the issue of Carrickmines fire, which killed ten Travellers, and made comparisons the Spring Lane site in Ballyvolane.

Read the full story on the Echo Live website here.