E10,000 worth of bails destroyed by fire

gardai are investigating the cause of a fire which destroyed 840 bails of straw at a farmyard on the outskirts of Rathangan. It’s understood the fire began at some time around 11.30pm on Friday September 23.

gardai are investigating the cause of a fire which destroyed 840 bails of straw at a farmyard on the outskirts of Rathangan. It’s understood the fire began at some time around 11.30pm on Friday September 23.

The fire was burning for approximately five hours at Boherkill and continued to smoulder for most of Saturday. The 8ft by 4ft bails were estimated to have been worth in excess of E10,000.