Fire services in Kilkenny have contained a fire which broke out at a hotel and nightclub in the city this morning.

Emergency services were alerted after the fire began at Langton's Hotel on John Street shortly after 9am.

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Part of the kitchen area in the venue has been extensively damaged by the blaze.

However, there have been no injuries reported.

Langton's Hotel contains a restaurant, several bars and a nightclub, as well as the Set Theatre venue.