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An Garda Síochána Appeal for Witnesses to a Number of Incidents on the Bishop O'Donnell Road in Galway City, Thursday 25th May 2023

Issue Date: 1st June 2023

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and any information in relation to a number of incidents that occurred on the Bishop O'Donnell Road in Galway city on Thursday 25th May 2023.  

At approximately 9:10pm on this date, Gardaí received reports of a number of males carrying weapons including axes, machetes and bats causing extensive damage to two properties in the Droim Chaoin estate on the Bishop O'Donnell Road.  

These men then left the scene in a number of vehicles. Gardaí are also investigating reports of a firearm being discharged at this location. No injuries were reported to Gardaí.  

A full investigation into these incidents is being conducted at Galway Garda station.  

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to any of these incidents to come forward.  

Any road users or pedestrians who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the area of Droim Chaoin on the Bishop O'Donnell Road between 8:45pm and 9:30pm on Thursday 25th May 2023 are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.  

Anyone with any information regarding these incidents is asked to contact Galway Garda station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.