Gardai attend scene of brawl in Castleisland

Over 10 Gardai were called to the scene of a massive brawl in Castleisland last night. The row broke out shortly after 10 pm on the main street close to the Mart Lane. Its understood members of settled and traveller communities clashed in the incident. Gardai say this row is the latest in a series of brawls involving travellers and the settled community in castleisland.Two local gardai were called to the row initially. On arrival they discovered up to 25 people involved in the clash. The Gardai called for backup and teams from Tralee and Killarney both headed for Castleisland. However the crowd had dispersed when the backup arrived. No arrests were made and one person was hospitalised after the incident. Gardai say a file is being prepared for the DPP and they expect charges to be brought in the coming weeks.

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