The Caiseal Mara Hotel in Moville was cordoned off by Garda following a blaze that broke out around 4am.
The hotel was went to be a direct-provision centre for refugees entering Ireland. It is believed that the fire was intentional.Two people has to be evacuated from the hotel. An investigation has been opened into the cause of the fire. The local community has called a meeting at 3pm to discuss the event.