Clonmel bar and restaurant damaged in blaze

A Clonmel bar, restaurant and off-licence was badly damaged by fire on Saturday afternoon.

A Clonmel bar, restaurant and off-licence was badly damaged by fire on Saturday afternoon.

The premises, Chrissies, at the corner of Queen Street and Heywood Road, was cordoned off this week following the blaze which started about 5pm on Saturday.

The fire, which is believed to have started in the kitchen, was quickly brought under control by units of Clonmel Fire Brigade but not before considerable damage was caused. Part of the roof was broken in as firemen tackled the blaze