Last night at around 1015pm a house in Bridge Street was broken into and a fire was set alight inside.
The fire caused significant damage and the roof of the family home will now have to be replaced. A shop front, which was recently renovated, was also damaged in the fire.
Also a number of businesses have also been broken into over the past week.
Local Cllr Albert Doherty said says Gardai need to allay peoples fears: