21/01/2014

Man Charged With West Cork Arson Attacks

A man has been charged with a series of arson attacks in Skibbereen, west Cork.

30-year-old Sean Byrne, of Bohernabreegha, Drimoleague, appeared at Clonakilty District Court accused of six separate arson attacks at a number of locations in Skibbereen.

It is understood that the fire station in the town was attacked on two occasions, damaging six training vehicles.

Byrne was remanded on bail for one month to appear again on 25 February.

(MH/CD)

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