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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.

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A MAN AND a woman have been arrested over incidents of arson at houses in Co Cork in July. 

Shortly before 11pm on 2 July, gardaí received a report of a fire at an unoccupied house in Belgooly which had spread to two other homes. 

One of the homes was completely destroyed as a result of the fire. 

No injuries were reported to gardaí following the incident. 

Gardaí from the Bandon district carried out an investigation. 

A man in his 20s and a woman in her 60s have now been arrested this morning.

They are both detained at Bandon Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. 

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