MAJOR DISTURBANCE IN BALLYPOREEN
Gardai from Mitchelstown, Clogheen and Ballyporeen responded to a major disturbance outside a licensed premises in the normally quiet village of Ballyporeen on Sunday night last, writes Brian Moore.
Local sources have reported up to 30 people were involved in a fracas which left some people needing medical attention. A spokesperson for An Gardai Siochana said that they were investigating the incident.
“We are investigating an incident that involved a disturbance between two groups that occurred in a public house in Ballyporeen on Sunday night last, October 17. No arrests have been made to date,” Sergeant Gerry Curley of Garda HQ in Dublin told The Avondhu.
Unconfirmed reports say that the incident occurred in a local licensed premises and then continued outside the pub as the two groups attacked each other on the main street.
“I never saw anything like it. There were men and women fighting and I saw one man with blood on his head,” a Ballyporeen resident, who does not wish to be named, told The Avondhu.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the gardai at Ballyporeen on 052-7467102.
Thursday 21st October 6:32pm