Dublin riot brought under control

A large-scale riot in West Dublin has been brought under control.

Up to 40 people were involved in the incident at a halting site in Clondalkin.

A number of Garda units remain in the area.

Gardaí received reports of major disturbances at the Old Castle halting site just off the Nangor Road in Clondalkin at 12.30pm.

A number of Garda units including officers in riot gear attended the scene, and they say the situation was brought under control by about 2pm.

Nobody was injured in the incident, and no arrests have been made.

A number of public order units remain at the scene and gardaí say they will maintain a presence in the area for a number of hours.


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