Castleisland publican speaks out on tensions in the town

A publican in Castleisland says more facilities for young people would help alleviate tensions in the town. Neily Ahern says he has been subjected to intimidation from gangs of underage people because he refuses to allow them on his premises. The incident follows a number of serious rows in Castleisland between members of the settled and Traveller community. Neily ahern says the row is cantered amongst ten individuals.Meanwhile a man remains in a stable condition following a stabbing incident in Castleisland. The incident took place on the main street at around 5 o clock yesterday afternoon. The man was walking down the street when he was approached by two youths and an altercation took place. He received a stab wound to the stomach.

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