Listowe Gardai investigate assaults in the town

Gardai in Listowel are investigating two assaults in the town on Saturday night. A man was brought to hospital after being discovered on the ground at the back of a town centre premises by Gardai on patrol. Gardai say he suffered a minor assault. In a separate incident a male who was refused entry to a night club threw part of a stanchion used to regulate the queuing system outside the door. The pole and its base hit a male and a female. Their injuries were not serious.