Longford man pleads guilty to arson attack on Edgeworthstown home

A Longford man has pleaded guilty to an arson attack at a home in Edgeworthstown last year.

James Carroll of 3, Cloverwell, Edgeworthstown, appeared at a sitting of Longford Circuit Court this week.

The 28-year-old pleaded guilty to an incident at Auburn Park Edgeworthstown in April of last year.

The court heard the matter was a very serious incident and Judge Karen Fergus ordered the preparation of a probation report and the accused was remanded on continuing bail until next January.

In an earlier version of this story, the accused was named as “Jamie” Carrol.

Shannonside FM is happy to clarify that the accused’s name is James Carrol, of the above named address.