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Fire at the Good Shepherd Convent in Cork city

Five units of the Cork City Fire Brigade are currently at the scene of the fire, which was reported at around 7.40am.

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A FIRE HAS broken out at The Good Shepherd Convent on the north side of Cork city this morning.

Five units of the Cork City Fire Brigade and around 20 fire personnel are currently at the scene trying to bring the blaze under control, which was reported at around 7.40am.

A spokesperson for Cork City Fire Brigade told TheJournal.ie that the building is believed to be empty.

We don’t believe that anyone is in the building because we believe it to be derelict but we are still investigating the fire at the moment.

The spokesperson added that the fire is quite large but at the moment they don’t believe there is a possibility of it spreading further.

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