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Wednesday 3 September 2014

Massive brawl involving up to 100 youths by the sea

Published 31/05/2014 | 19:25

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Howth Hill.

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.

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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.”

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