Shooting in Rathkeale on Christmas morning

A CARAVAN was damaged in a shooting incident in Rathkeale on Christmas morning.

A CARAVAN was damaged in a shooting incident in Rathkeale on Christmas morning.

Gardai at Askeaton are continuing their investigations into the gun attack.

A number of shots were fired in the Roches Road area of the town shortly before 6am on Christmas morning.

Nobody was injured but the roof of a caravan was damaged during the incident which involved members of two families from the travelling community.

No-one has been arrested but the scene has been examined by garda and a number of items have been removed for examination.

Garda at Askeaton are appealing to members of the travelling community to assist them with their investigations. They can be contacted on 061 601630.