At Trim District Court this week a youth admitted setting off a firework close to the Oldcastle Co Op the night the building went on fireTrim courthouse

The youth – who cannot be named for legal reasons – is alleged to have caused the blaze which resulted in €600,000 worth of damage at the premises on Halloween night last year.

Judge Cormac Dunne adjourned the case to April 8th, when he said he would decide whether or not to accept jurisdiction in the district court.