Alan Laird of Convoy Orange Order said people had been in tears following the fire
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Orange hall in Convoy, County Donegal, destroyed in fire

An Orange hall in a County Donegal village has been destroyed in a fire, and an attempt made to burn down a Protestant church.

The fire at the hall in Convoy, near Lifford, started around 04:00 BST on Friday.

Attempts were also made to set fire to Convoy Presbyterian Church's pulpit and a room at the back of the building.

Keiron Tourish reports.

  • 03 Oct 2014
  • From the section Europe