14.4 C
Sunday, July 25, 2021

Three arrested after restaurant staff attacked in Dublin city centre

Gardaí have arrested three men after restaurant staff were attacked outside a venue on South William Street in Dublin city centre.

The restaurant staff were attacked with glass bottles and chairs as fights spilt out onto the streets outside the venue with video footage of the incident circulating on social media.


The incident occurred at approximately 9:30pm last night where it’s understood that four young people were causing a disturbance and threw glass bottles at the restaurant workers according to a garda spokesman.

On restaurant worker was hospitalised at St James’s Hospital for injuries that he received following the incident, however, his injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

Two men in their early 20s along with a teenager were arrested following the incident. They are currently being detained at Pearse Street Garda Station.


The video footage shows one of the restaurant workers in a fight with the young men who were using chairs and glass bottles as weapons. Several other staff members responded to the attack and pursued the group down the street. The altercation was halted after bystanders intervened to break up the fight.

Gardaí are continuing to investigate the incident.

A number of violent incidents have occurred on South William Street earlier this month which resulted in the Garda Public Order Unit being deployed, members of which were also attacked with glass bottles by groups of youths.


YouTuber Jake Paul confirms he’s in talks to fight Conor McGregor

YouTube star Jake Paul has confirmed that he's in talks to fight Conor McGregor

Six people rushed to hospital after funfair ride collapses in Antrim

Six people were rushed to hospital following a funfair ride collapsing in Northern Ireland. Emergency services were called to...

Large crowds gather in Dublin to protest against Covid-19 vaccine certificates

Large crowds gathered in Dublin city centre on Saturday to protest against Covid-19 vaccines, in particular the use of the Covid-19 certificate.

PETA demands all animal scenes be removed from new Jackass movie following trailer release

PETA has called for all animal scenes to be removed from the new Jackass movie after the new trailer was released.
few clouds
14.4 ° C
15.2 °
11.8 °
77 %
16 %
24 °
19 °
16 °
15 °
18 °