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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Arson

Last month
August 2023
Greek police arrest 140 on suspicion of arson as firefighters struggle to contain blazes
In the last two days, 19 people believed to be migrants – including two children – have been killed in forest blazes.
Investigation launched into suspected arson attack on caravan in Derry
PSNI officers came across a caravan on fire around 5.20am this morning while patrolling the area.
This year
Police say that arson attack could have had 'catastrophic' consequences
Detectives in Newry are appealing for witnesses and information after the arson attack.
Arson attack at building earmarked to house Ukrainian refugees condemned as 'attack on community'
The former Gaelscoil Uí Ríordáin building in Ballincollig was criminally damaged by fire in the early hours of the morning.
Investigation launched after cars damaged in arson attack in Co Wexford
The incident happened at around 11.20pm last night in the New Ross area.
PSNI investigating after petrol bomb thrown at property in Newtownards
No one was injured in what the PSNI described as ‘a reckless attack that could have resulted in more serious consequences’.
Man arrested over suspected arson attack on two 19th century red brick houses in Limerick
It’s understood both properties were vacant at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.
Gardaí to probe links between blaze at Dublin building and claims it would house asylum seekers
A Government spokesperson said that Rawlton House was not to be used as a direct provision centre.
Investigation underway into possible arson attack at building in inner city Dublin
Gardaí have stated that no one was injured in the fire.
Last year
Man in court for homeless hostel arson attack that left victim 'in living hell' in hospital
A woman has been in intensive care since the fire at the Dublin hostel in March.
Family flee from house after arson attack as Antrim police investigate hate crime
The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.
Serial arsonist jailed for killing uncle in revenge blaze
The court has heard that Daniel Murray has 48 previous convictions, several of which were for arson attacks.
All time
Homeless man charged with setting fire to Christmas tree at Fox News HQ
Fox News host Shannon Bream announced the fire to viewers as firefighters were working to put it out.
Gardaí probe arson attack on Dundalk house
The incident happened around 2am this morning.
Man appears in court charged with criminal damage of two garda cars in Dundalk
Two garda vehicles were set alight outside Dundalk Garda Station yesterday morning.
Man arrested after two garda cars set on fire at Dundalk Garda Station
The incident took place outside the station at around 2:30am.
Man jailed for eight years over death of 'vulnerable pensioner' in house fire
The man was 16 at the time of the offence.
Boy (13) accused of arson after house gutted by fire
The fire happened on Wellington Street in Dublin last November.
Man arrested after an hour long spree of arsons, break-ins and criminal damage in Tipperary
All the incidents happened in the space of an hour on Wednesday night.
Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal
The sentence was reduced by 2 years. with Crosby now expected to serve 3 years and 6 months.
Gardaí launch investigation into cause of fire on MV Alta 'ghost ship'
The fire broke out on Thursday evening and now gardaí believe it was started intentionally.
Three men arrested after car set alight in driveway of house in south Dublin
A second car parked in the driveway was also damaged in the fire.
Man charged over fire at Co Monaghan garda station in 2019
The incident happened at Emyvale Garda Station in the early hours of Monday, 28 October 2019.
Man (20s) charged over suspected arson incident in Cork
The suspected arson occurred on Redforge Road in Blackpool last month.
Police in the North investigate arson incident at Tyrone convent
The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.
Two men (20s) arrested over house fire in Dundalk released pending file for DPP
The house in Clontygora Court was significantly damaged in the incident earlier this month.
Teenager released without charge after arrest over suspected arson attack in Dundalk
The incident happened at a house last weekend.
Appeal for witnesses to suspected arson attack on garda's home
Significant damage was caused to the outside of the house on Sunday night, but nobody was injured.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses to arson attack on Longford home
The five occupants of the house were sleeping when the attack occurred.
Man (20s) and woman (60s) arrested over arson at Co Cork houses in July
One home in Belgooly was completely destroyed as a result of the fire.
Man (20s) arrested following suspected arson attack outside Dundalk Garda Station
The incident happened at approximately 11.10pm last night.
Sinn Féin challenges those behind arson attack on party activist's car to 'explain their actions'
The arson attack happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Man (20s) arrested after attempting to set fire to garda station in Cork
Minor damage was caused to Togher Garda Station in the incident.
IRA-linked criminals are 'people of interest' in Quinn Holdings arson attacks
Managers and their families have been targeted in arson attacks.
Warning that 'lives could be lost' after arson attack at home of Quinn manager
It’s understood the incident could be linked to two other recent arson attacks on properties linked to Quinn Industrial Holdings.
'Joel was like the sunshine after rain': Tributes paid to 7-year-old London boy killed in arson fire
Joel Urhie died as a result of a deliberate arson attack on his home on 7 August.
Man (36) released on bail following arrest in connection to bus destroyed by fire damage
The PSNI received a report at around 5.10am this morning of a bus on fire at a bus and rail station in Bangor.
Sinn Féin Belfast offices targeted in overnight arson attack
The PSNI said a fire was reported at around 4.50am.
Masked vandals torch dozens of cars in Sweden in attack arranged on social media
Two suspects have been arrested so far.
'There are testimonies': Serious signs arson started deadly Greek wildfires
At least 82 people, including an Irish citizen, were killed in the wildfires.