Three arrested over alleged Traveller brawl in Castlerea

Three men are to appear in court next month for allegedly fighting on the streets of Castlerea yesterday.

Gardaí responded to a report of a brawl outside a bank. The men, who are understood to be members of the Traveller community, were arrested and charged with public-order offences and are due to appear in Castlerea District Court on December 7th.

Meanwhile, fire services have extinguished a blaze near the railway station in Castlerea this evening. A gas cylinder of a tarmac lorry went on fire, but it has now been brought under control.