A man in his late 30s was arrested yesterday evening in Co Meath as part of ongoing investigations into incidents at Falsk, Strokestown on Sunday 16th December 2018.

He is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 at Castlerea Garda Station.

This is the 8th person to be arrested in connection with this investigation, two are currently before the courts.

Eight security men were injured, a dog was killed and six vehicles were burnt out in the brawl at the property on the 16th December.

The attack came after the eviction of a family from the house a number of days before.

The investigation is ongoing according to Gardai.


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