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Seven injured following Galway Cemetery incident

Sep 23, 2021 07:09 By Shannonside News
Seven injured following Galway Cemetery incident Seven injured following Galway Cemetery incident
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Gardaí are urging anyone in the area yesterday who witnessed anything to come forward.

Seven people were hospitalised after armed gardai were called to violence in a Galway cemetery yesterday.

About 30 officers responded to the incident in Tuam at about 4 o'clock in the afternoon.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested at the scene, as he tried to flee in possession of a knife.

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Five men and two women were brought to University Hospital Galway, with non-life-threatening injuries.

Local councillor Joe Sheridan says the fight broke out after two separate funerals crossed paths.

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