Massive brawl involving up to 100 youths by the sea
Published 31/05/2014 | 19:25
Gardai were called in to break up a massive brawl involving up to 100 youths that erupted on the seafront in Howth, Co Dublin yesterday.
A Garda spokesperson confirmed that "a public order incident" occurred in the popular tourist spot.
However, no arrests were made.
There was a large Garda presence at the scene, where a “large groups of youths” confronted each other on Howth Harbour.
Iarnrod Eireann responded to a garda request this evening, whereby trains did not stop at Sutton station.
A number of people took to Twitter to report what they'd seen.
One user tweeted: “Just saw a kid steal a phone from 100 other kids in Howth. They caught him. It did not end well.”
Northbound DART services currently not stopping at Sutton Stn due to Garda request. Trains to Howth will serve Bayside, then Howth— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) May 31, 2014
@PartAnnMarie Gardai say were problems with large crowds drinking on the beach. Closed station so could focus on intercepting them in Howth— Senator Averil Power (@averilpower) May 31, 2014