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# Arson

This week
9th June 2024 - 15th June 2024
Man charged over fire lit in Dublin church crypt as Archbishop laments 'desecration' of mummies
Last month
May 2024
Arson attack on building earmarked for asylum seekers 'idiotic' and 'criminal', says Taoiseach
This year
2024
Four people treated for smoke inhalation after arson attack on home in Omagh
Man charged over series of arson attacks on shops in Cork city centre last weekend
Better communication won't do anything to change mind of someone intent on committing arson - O'Gorman
Three people released without charge after being arrested in connection with arson attack in Dublin
Taoiseach fears arson attacks could lead to death or injury as gardaí probe Leixlip fire
Garda Superintendent Georgina Grey said a “major investigation” is now underway into the incident in Leixlip.
Gardaí investigate arson attack at Kildare house that was focus of rumours around refugee housing
The fire broke out at the vacant building on the Celbridge Road, Leixlip, Co Kildare at 1.30am this morning.
How arson attacks on properties linked to asylum seekers have escalated over the last six years
The fire at a building in Co Wicklow at the weekend is the latest in a pattern of attacks.
Formal Garda examination to be carried out of scene of fire at former nursing home in south Dublin
Japanese court sentences man to death for arson attack at anime studio that killed 36
Varadkar says arrests will be made over recent arson attacks around the country
There have been a number of arson attacks at properties earmarked for asylum seeker accommodation in recent months.
Debunked: Planning files do not show that Ringsend building was to be used for asylum seekers
'Someone could be killed': Fears grow as gardaí probe 'worrying trend' of arson attacks
No arrests have been made to date but a number of investigations are ongoing.
The Irish Network Against Racism has expressed concern that the issue will only be taken seriously if someone is badly injured or killed
There have been around 20 arson attacks, or attempted attacks, on properties earmarked to house international protection applicants
Multiple garda investigations into the Ringsend, Rosscahill and other arson attacks around the country are ongoing
Last year
2023
Three men arrested over arson attack on house where body of Ger Curtain previously found outside
Greek police arrest 140 on suspicion of arson as firefighters struggle to contain blazes
Investigation launched into suspected arson attack on caravan in Derry
Police say that arson attack could have had 'catastrophic' consequences
Arson attack at building earmarked to house Ukrainian refugees condemned as 'attack on community'
Investigation launched after cars damaged in arson attack in Co Wexford
PSNI investigating after petrol bomb thrown at property in Newtownards
Man arrested over suspected arson attack on two 19th century red brick houses in Limerick
Gardaí to probe links between blaze at Dublin building and claims it would house asylum seekers
Investigation underway into possible arson attack at building in inner city Dublin
All time
Man in court for homeless hostel arson attack that left victim 'in living hell' in hospital
Family flee from house after arson attack as Antrim police investigate hate crime
Serial arsonist jailed for killing uncle in revenge blaze
Homeless man charged with setting fire to Christmas tree at Fox News HQ
Gardaí probe arson attack on Dundalk house
Man appears in court charged with criminal damage of two garda cars in Dundalk
Man arrested after two garda cars set on fire at Dundalk Garda Station
Man jailed for eight years over death of 'vulnerable pensioner' in house fire
Boy (13) accused of arson after house gutted by fire
Man arrested after an hour long spree of arsons, break-ins and criminal damage in Tipperary
Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal
Gardaí launch investigation into cause of fire on MV Alta 'ghost ship'
Three men arrested after car set alight in driveway of house in south Dublin
Man charged over fire at Co Monaghan garda station in 2019
Man (20s) charged over suspected arson incident in Cork
Police in the North investigate arson incident at Tyrone convent