A man in his 40s has been arrested in the Limerick area by gardaí investigating two suspected arson incidents in Limerick city yesterday.

The man is being detained at Mayorstone Park Garda Station.

A building was significantly damaged during one of the two incidents, while in the other a car was set on fire.

The investigation is ongoing.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Mayorstone Park Garda Station on 061-456980, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any garda station.