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A MAN was taken to hospital with injuries following a number of incidents in North Clare at the weekend including the discharge of a firearm. An appeal for witnesses has been launched by investigating gardaí who are urging anyone with information to come forward.

Gardaí have confirmed they are investigating a number of incidents including a discharge of a firearm and criminal damage that occurred in Ennistymon on Sunday, August 27.

Shortly after 6pm, it’s reported a number of persons were in the Deerpark area, Ennistymon in possession of a number of weapons including at least one firearm.

During the course of a number of reported incidents in the area, extensive damage was caused to a number of domestic residences and vehicles.

A firearm was also discharged and a man in his 50s was later taken to University Hospital Galway with non-life threatening injuries.

A number of scenes have been preserved for technical examination. Investigations are continuing at Ennistymon Garda station.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to any of these incidents to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage, including dash-cam, and were travelling in the Deerpark area of Ennistymon on the evening of Sunday, August 27 2023 are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Ennistymon Garda station on 065 7072180, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station,” said a spokesperson for An Garda Siochána.

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