Suspect in custody in connection with Kilkenny fire

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

Suspect in custody in connection with Kilkenny fire

Photo courtesy of Peter Hilliard

A man in his twenties has been arrested in connection with a suspicious fire that destroyed a landmark building in the heart of Kilkenny City this morning.

A couple who were sleeping in the vacant building were rescued by a garda who noticed smoke coming from the building.

Emergency services remain at the scene.