National news - Gardaí raid New Year's Eve sheebeen bash

Donegal flag on wall of sheebeen

News Reporter


News Reporter


Gardaí executed a search warrant of a suspected shebeen premises operating close to Kildare Town, yesterday evening  at approximately 8.30pm.

Gardaí carried out the search and met with approximately 15 people socialising in a shed at the rear of a house.

The shed had all the trappings of a traditional pub and among the items adorning a wall was a Donegal flag!

Gardaí took details of all persons present within the shed, seized the intoxicating liquor and the drink optics and spirit dispensers.

Investigations are ongoing and a full investigation file will be forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions for direction.