Wexford property developer not guilty of failing to ensure safety of his tenants after fire destroyed apartment block

Kennedy Plaza went on fire in 2012. It later emerged that the caretaker had told one of the residents to disconnect the batteries in the fire alarm system the night before the blaze

Les Peacock.

New Ross Standard

Eleven years after the fire which destroyed his New Ross apartment block and eight years after his first trial, property developer Les Peacock was cleared of a criminal charge arising from the blaze.