Listowel Gardai investigate assault on Garda.

Gardai in Listowel are investigating a serious assault on a young garda in the town over the weekend. The guard was assaulted in relation to a public order offence and has since reported sick and is off duty.According to Superintendent Frank O Brien there has been a considerable drop in the number of public order arrests in the town but numbers are still too high. Frank O Brien says people are still going out to get drunk without thinking of the consequences.