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26 Sept 2022

Gardaí say incident in Letterkenny brought to peaceful resolution

Garda negotiators called after man barricaded himself in a room in a house in the town

Gardaí say incident in Letterkenny  brought to peaceful resolution

Gardaí have confirmed that an incident in Letterkenny, which saw garda negotiators attending the scene, has been brought to a peaceful resolution.

A man had barricaded himself into a room in a house in the town.

It came after gardai were requested this afternoon to assist a state agency in the execution of a Court Order at the residence.

A garda statement added: “An Garda Síochána initiated its Operational Command protocol. An On-Scene Commander was appointed and local Garda negotiators attached to the National Negotiators Unit attended the scene with assistance from a number of other Garda Units.

“Shortly before 7pm this evening, as a result of negotiations, the incident was brought to a peaceful resolution.

“An Garda Síochána will be making no further comment.”

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