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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Arson Attack

This year
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.
Hostel blaze in New Zealand that killed at least six people being treated as arson
Police have confirmed that the case is being treated as a homicide investigation.
Last year
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after south Dublin pub petrol bombed with crowd inside
The incident itself took place shortly after midnight on Saturday.
Two men (20s) arrested in connection with arson attack in Carlow
The fire was extinguished by the local fire service, with no injuries being reported.
All time
Man (40s) arrested in connection with two suspected arson incidents in Limerick city yesterday
Gardaí received reports that a business nearby Browns Quay in Limerick City was on fire at 5:30am yesterday morning
Church volunteer charged in France over arson attack on Nantes cathedral
The man, who had previously been questioned and released, had been tasked with locking up the Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul.
Gardaí fear arson attack on house in Longford could further escalate ongoing feud
A petrol bomb was thrown through the window of a home late last week.
Standing ovation at SF Ard Fheis in support of Martin Kenny whose car was set alight outside his home
The Sligo-Leitrim TD said it has been a very difficult time for his family.
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.
Suspected arson attack on off-duty gardaí cars condemned as investigation launched
The incident has been described as ‘intimidation’ by local Fianna Fáil TD Declan Breathnach.
Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped
The Department of Justice said the decision is not related to suspected arson attacks at the former hotel.
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.
Soccer referee sent for trial accused of €1.8 million arson attack on Flyefit gym
The gym was gutted by fire after a car was driven through its front door and set ablaze.
Sinn Féin Belfast offices targeted in overnight arson attack
The PSNI said a fire was reported at around 4.50am.
Arson attack on house of man with severe learning difficulties condemned as 'sickening'
The PSNI said it could have been dealing with a murder scene.
Suspected arson attack at Louth halting site causes thousands worth of damage
The incident happened at around 8.30pm at the Woodland Park site.
Dublin gym offers refunds after arson attack
A car was driven into FLYEfit in Coolock early this morning, and the building set alight.
'Senseless hate crime': Second arson attack on Belfast church condemned
The Presbyterian church on Saintfield Road sustained considerable damage.
Suspected arson attack on house of notable GAA player
Danny O’Callaghan has previously won an All-Ireland Club Championship with Crossmaglen Rangers.
Irish Water vans damaged in suspected arson attack
The incident happened in Waterford City overnight.
Man (32) charged over damage to an Orange Order Hall and a church
A second man was charged with an unrelated criminal damage incident.
Family of five escape arson attack on their home
Forensic officers are now conducting an examination of the scene.
Damage to three houses after oil tank in suburban garden set ablaze
The alarm was raised at around 1am, after it was reported that both an oil tank and a house were on fire in a Carrickfergus estate.
Twelve arrested after arson attack in Dungannon
Five men were inside the house in the Springdale area when it was ransacked before a fire was lit in the hall.
Police treating arson attack as a 'hate crime'
Detectives in Ballymena are investigating the arson attack that occurred in the early hours of this morning.
Orange Order condemns two vandal attacks on Orange Halls
Fourscore Orange Hall near Glenavy and Loughanreagh Orange Hall in Coleraine were attacked by vandals.
Police suspect arson in attack on Carrickfergus premises
A fire broke out yesterday evening at a commercial premises in the Trailcock Road area of Carrickfergus.
PSNI arrest 32-year-old woman over intimidation of family
She has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.
Man charged over Castlebar Garda Station arson attack
No one was injured in this morning’s attack when a ‘flaming object’ was thrown in the garda station’s public office.
More fires started in Buncrana as arson fears grow
Another fire has occurred in Donegal, adding to fears that there is a group of arsonists at work in the area.
40 cars torched over three nights of Berlin arson attacks
Police chief Rainer Wendt says authorities “desperately need” tips from the public to help with their investigation.
Seán Quinn: Attacks on Quinn properties are not in my name
The ousted chief of the Quinn Group denies claims by its new CEO that he wouldn’t condemn attacks on its properties.
Quinn Group chief executive's family car destroyed in arson attack
Paul O’Brien’s car was destroyed in an attack at his home in Co Meath, which also damaged his house and that of a neighbour.
Former deputy mayor of Derry targeted in an arson attack
His son is a Catholic police officer.