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Arrest Operation - Criminal Damage and Discharge of Firearm, Ennis, Co Clare - 22nd November 2021

Issue Date: 3rd December 2021

Two men have been arrested by Gardaí investigating an incident of criminal damage at Cloughleigh, Ennis, Co. Clare.

An investigation commenced after a firearm was discharged and a petrol bomb was thrown at a property on Pearse Avenue, Cloughleigh, in the early hours of Monday, 22nd November 2021. There was no one injured.

A number of searches were conducted this morning, 3rd December 2021, in the Ennis area by detectives leading this investigation and two men aged in their 30s were arrested.

They are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939 at Ennis and Shannon Garda Stations.

The investigation is ongoing an further updates will follow.