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24th Jan 2023

Three injured after fight breaks out at refugee centre in Dublin

It is reported that the incident involved two groups of men.

Three people were left injured after a fight broke out at a refugee centre in Dublin on Monday, January 23rd.

The public order incident occurred at the International Protection Centre in Citywest at around 6.30 pm.

In a statement to, Gardaí said they received reports of a disturbance involving a large group of males.

According to various reports, the incident involved two groups of men fighting.

A Garda spokesperson said a number of Garda units attended the scene and that order was subsequently restored.

Two people were taken to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Meanwhile, another person received an injury that did not require further medical treatment.

Gardaí said they remained at the scene with a “high-visibility presence” throughout the evening.

They added that investigations into the public order incident are ongoing.