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Further update - Edenmore Shooting Incident on the 1/1/19

A 44 year old man arrested in connection with a shooting incident in Edenmore on the 1st January 2019 was released without charge last night 2/1/19. A file will now be prepared for the information of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Investigations are continuing,

Garda Press Office 


A 16 year old youth arrested as part of the Garda investigation into a shooting incident at the Edenmore Shopping Centre yesterday (1/1/19) was released from custody last night. A file will now be prepared for the information of the Director of Public Prosecutions. The second man (44yrs) remains in Garda custody at Coolock Garda Station. Previous press release refers.

(Note to editor: Amendment to previous press release youth is 16yrs)    

 Garda Press Office 


Gardaí at Coolock in Dublin are investigating a shooting incident which occurred at a food take away premises at the Edenmore Shopping Centre, Coolock, Dublin 5 at approximately 00.22hrs this morning, Tuesday January 1st 2019.

A lone male entered the premises armed with what is described as a handgun, he demanded cash and then discharged a number of shots. Two male staff members (38yrs & 28yrs) received gunshot wounds. They were both removed to Beaumont Hospital where they are receiving treatment for their injuries (not believed to life threatening).

In a follow up operation two males (44yrs & 18yrs) have been arrested in connection with this investigation, they are detained at Coolock and Raheny Garda Stations under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences against the State Act 1939.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or any person with information to contact the incident room at Coolock Garda Station on 01- 666 4200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station