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Residence evacuated in Mooncoin following New Years Eve fire

Members of the local fire service attended the fire at approximately 10.45pm

A man was evacuated from a residence in Kilkenny following the outbreak of a fire on New Years Eve.

A number of local fire units attended the scene in Mooncoin at approximately 10.45pm and extinguished the fire.

The man was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

Meanwhile, the fire has been since ruled an accident.