Posts Tagged ‘arson’

Ballybeg Youth Resource Centre rises from the ashes

Kerry Anne Mylett cutting the ribbon at the re-located Ballybeg Youth Resource Centre at Clonard Park on Saturday last.						| Photo: Mick Wall
Just like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the Ballybeg Youth Resource (BYR) Centre is back in action at a new location in Waterford. The much loved service was targeted in an arson attack in January along with Saint Saviour’s GAA Boxing Clubs. However, last Saturday, the centre moved to a new location at [...]

Ballybeg reeling following Boxing Club arson attack

Barty Simpson, a founder member of the club surveying the scene of the fire. 													| Photo: Noel Browne
he close-knit community of Ballybeg is continuing its efforts to rebuild, following a second night of arson attacks and other crime last Monday (January 26th) in which St Saviours Boxing Club suffered extensive damage. Garda were patrolling the Ardmore Park area when they heard a faint sound of an alarm going off, at around 3.10am. [...]