Dolan’s fire probe slated by Police Ombudsman as ‘series of errors’

The Sean Dolan's GAA Clubhouse in Creggan was gutted in a fire in December 2011.

The Sean Dolan's GAA Clubhouse in Creggan was gutted in a fire in December 2011.

A police investigation into a fire at a Derry GAA hall in 2011 was littered with “mistakes and errors”, it’s emerged.

Five police officers have been disciplined following a Police Ombudsman investigation which found that police failed to properly investigate a fire at the Sean Dolan’s GAA clubhouse in Creggan in December 2011.

The fire broke out in the early hours of Saturday, December 28, and caused extensive damage to the building.

 

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