Popular Drogheda pub damaged in suspected arson attack

first_imgPopular Drogheda pub damaged in suspected arson attack The incident occurred around 6am this morning. Feb 23rd 2019, 3:37 PM GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING an alleged arson attack on a well-known pub in Drogheda, Louth, which occurred in the early hours of this morning. The Thatch Pub on Donore Road in the town was targeted at around 6am this morning. Luckily, firefighters responded within 15 minutes and managed to save most of the old building. By Garreth MacNamee 8 Comments Source: LMFM RADIO/Twitter 28,293 Views Short URLcenter_img Share171 Tweet Email2 NEWS: Gardaí say a technical examination will determine the course of their investigation following a blaze at The Thatch pub in Drogheda.The alarm was raised around 6.30am but fire crews managed to stop the blaze spreading and it’s hoped the roof will be fully restored.. pic.twitter.com/ZFz7K1barq— LMFM RADIO (@LMFMRADIO) February 23, 2019 Saturday 23 Feb 2019, 3:37 PM https://jrnl.ie/4509617 Nobody was injured in the incident and gardaí said that a technical examination will determine the course of their investigation.Local councillor Paul Bell told local radio LMFM that the roof can be restored. He said: “I’m devastated for the community and those who own the property. The only positive out of this is the residents and the fire service reacted so quickly. It was assessed this morning that the building can be saved and can also be restored.” Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more