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Man due in court over Dublin church fire

A serious fire broke out at St Catherine’s Church in the Liberties area of Dublin yesterday.

Updated at 10am

A MAN IN HIS 50s is due to appear before Dublin District Court this morning to face charges in connection with a fire at St Catherine’s Church on Meath Street in Dublin yesterday.

No injuries were reported, but the property is understood to have sustained smoke and water damage as a result of the fire and efforts to extinguish the blaze.

The man was arrested yesterday by gardaí investigating the fire and held overnight under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Kevin Street Garda Station.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Kevin Street at 01 666 9400 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

Read: Fire at historic church in Dublin city centre >

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