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Man arrested following large fire at St Dympna’s Hospital, Carlow

A man has been arrested following a fire at St Dympna’s Hospital in Carlow yesterday.

The fire broke out shortly before 1 am and the local fire service remained on the scene until 5.30 yesterday morning.

A technical examination was carried out.

Carlow GardaĆ­ then arrested a man who was held for questioning and charged overnight to appear before the courts today in relation to criminal damage.