Man and woman arrested in connection with Cork arson incidents

Man and woman arrested in connection with Cork arson incidents
Firefighters at the scene of a fire in Belgooly last July. Photo: Paul Byrne Virgin Media

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 20s and a woman in her 60s in relation to incidents of arson at houses in Belgooly, Co. Cork

Shortly before 11pm on July 2, Gardaí received a report of a fire at an unoccupied house in Belgooly which has 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 fire.

Gardaí from the Bandon District carried out an investigation and arrested a man and a woman this morning.

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


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