Gardaí appealing for information in relation to Tralee arson attacks

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in relation to two recent incidents of arson in the Tralee area.

The incidents occurred a week apart and are said to be unrelated.

Tralee Garda Station

On October 23rd, a fire was started at Tralee Mart causing a substantial amount of damage inside the building.

Speaking on the Talkabout programme, Garda Cathy Murphy, said a car with three males were seen entering the Mart yard around 9.45pm that evening.

She said these men are believed to have started the fire:


Elsewhere, on November 1st, a fire broke out at a vacant house at Ogham Rian, Ballinorig at 5am in the morning.

Garda Murphy said as it was Halloween night, people may have been in the vicinity.