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# Arson Attack

Last month
June 2024
Fire that caused 'extensive damage' to 5G mast in Belfast being treated as arson attack
Man (40s) arrested in connection with February arson attack on vacant house in Kildare
This year
Four people treated for smoke inhalation after arson attack on home in Omagh
Better communication won't do anything to change mind of someone intent on committing arson - O'Gorman
Three people released without charge after being arrested in connection with arson attack in Dublin
Formal Garda examination to be carried out of scene of fire at former nursing home in south Dublin
McEntee asks public to inform Gardaí on 'upcoming' threats in wake of Galway hotel arson attack
'Someone could be killed': Fears grow as gardaí probe 'worrying trend' of arson attacks
No arrests have been made to date but a number of investigations are ongoing.
The Irish Network Against Racism has expressed concern that the issue will only be taken seriously if someone is badly injured or killed
There have been around 20 arson attacks, or attempted attacks, on properties earmarked to house international protection applicants
Multiple garda investigations into the Ringsend, Rosscahill and other arson attacks around the country are ongoing
Last year
Arson attack at building earmarked to house Ukrainian refugees condemned as 'attack on community'
Investigation launched after cars damaged in arson attack in Co Wexford
Hostel blaze in New Zealand that killed at least six people being treated as arson
All time
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after south Dublin pub petrol bombed with crowd inside
Two men (20s) arrested in connection with arson attack in Carlow
Man (40s) arrested in connection with two suspected arson incidents in Limerick city yesterday
Church volunteer charged in France over arson attack on Nantes cathedral
Gardaí fear arson attack on house in Longford could further escalate ongoing feud
Standing ovation at SF Ard Fheis in support of Martin Kenny whose car was set alight outside his home
Man (20s) arrested following suspected arson attack outside Dundalk Garda Station
Sinn Féin challenges those behind arson attack on party activist's car to 'explain their actions'
Suspected arson attack on off-duty gardaí cars condemned as investigation launched
Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped
Warning that 'lives could be lost' after arson attack at home of Quinn manager
Soccer referee sent for trial accused of €1.8 million arson attack on Flyefit gym
Sinn Féin Belfast offices targeted in overnight arson attack
Arson attack on house of man with severe learning difficulties condemned as 'sickening'
Suspected arson attack at Louth halting site causes thousands worth of damage
Dublin gym offers refunds after arson attack
'Senseless hate crime': Second arson attack on Belfast church condemned
Suspected arson attack on house of notable GAA player
Irish Water vans damaged in suspected arson attack
Man (32) charged over damage to an Orange Order Hall and a church
Family of five escape arson attack on their home
Damage to three houses after oil tank in suburban garden set ablaze
Twelve arrested after arson attack in Dungannon
Police treating arson attack as a 'hate crime'
Orange Order condemns two vandal attacks on Orange Halls
Police suspect arson in attack on Carrickfergus premises
PSNI arrest 32-year-old woman over intimidation of family
Man charged over Castlebar Garda Station arson attack
More fires started in Buncrana as arson fears grow