Four arrested in connection with Claregalway arson attack

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Four young people were arrested in connection with an arson attack on a home in Claregalway over the weekend.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of an incident in Claregalway at approximately 4:15am on Sunday.

A house and car were damaged as a result of this arson, but Gardaí say that no injuries were reported.

Four people were arrested in connection with this incident. Three aged in their mid-teens and were released pending referral to the Youth Diversion Programme.

The fourth individual, aged in their late teens, was released without charge pending a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

In a second incident this week, a house in Doughiska was damaged in an arson attack in the early hours of Tuesday.

Gardaí also confirmed that no-one was injured as a result of this incident, which occurred at approximately 1:20am yesterday.

No arrests have been made, and investigations are ongoing a statement to Galway Daily said.

Anyone with information regarding either incident is asked to contact their local Garda Station.