Justice Minister condemns altercations at GAA game

Justice Minister Dermot Ahern has condemned the violent scenes at the Louth-Meath Leinster SFC final in Croke Park yesterday.

The referee Martin Sludden was attacked by angry fans in a pitch invastion.

He received several blows and had to leave the pitch escorted by gardaí.

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