Monday 26 September 2016

Dart services halted over anti-social behaviour at station

Published 09/04/2015 | 18:50

16 Mar 2015; General view of damaged doors at Bayside Dart Station, Bayside, Dublin. Picture: Caroline Quinn
16 Mar 2015; General view of damaged doors at Bayside Dart Station, Bayside, Dublin. Picture: Caroline Quinn

DART services were disrupted yesterday evening after anti-social behaviour at a station.

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Gardai in Howth received a call at around 6pm advising them of a public order incident in progress.

It is understood a large group, mainly of young people, were causing disruption at Bayside Dart station. It is believed up to 50 youths began a fight.

A Garda spokesperson told Independent.ie that the crowd was dispersed, and that no arrests were made.

There were knock on delays due to the incident.

Irish Rail tweeted: "17:45hrs Howth Bray currently running 30mins late due to awaiting the arrival of Gardaí at Bayside. It will terminate at Connolly"

Just three weeks ago, the station was badly damaged in a vandalism incident.

Dart station and shop destroyed by teenage gang  

In that incident. witnesses said the gang of around six teens went ‘absolutely berserk’ and just smashed the windows and doors for no reason at all.

The gang were then said to have ran onwards to Baldoyle where they destroyed a shop and attacked the discount supermarket store.

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