Gardaí in Salthill are investigating a public order incident which occurred in the area yesterday.
Shortly before 7pm, Gardaí on patrol observed an altercation between two males.
When Gardaí approached the males, one became aggressive towards Gardaí and resisted arrest.
Approximately 40 youths obstructed Gardaí during the course of arrest.
Multiple Garda units were called to the scene in an effort to restore peace and disperse the crowd.
Gardaí maintained a presence in the area and conducted proactive patrols throughout the evening.
Two persons were arrested during the course of the incident and taken to Salthill Garda Station.
They have since been released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to this matter.