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Gardaí on 'pro-active' patrols in Cork suburb after mass teen brawl

Gardaí on 'pro-active' patrols in Cork suburb after mass teen brawl | @EoinBearla

24/05/2020 00:34:00

Gardaí on 'pro-active' patrols in Cork suburb after mass teen brawl | EoinBearla

Video footage has emerged this evening of another mass brawl involving teenagers in a Cork suburb.

The fighting broke out earlier when a large crowd of up to 40 teens gathered in the Granary Court area of the Mount Oval housing estate near Douglas.Video footage from separate viewpoints which had emerged on social media shows a number of individual fights breaking out.

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At one stage, up to three separate fights involving groups of up to seven people are taking place.The footage shows several punches being thrown, people being struck in the face and on the head, and a number of young men being thrown to the ground, where punches, kicks and knees continue to rain down.

At one stage a group of up to 10 people can be seen attacking a young man who has fallen into shrubbery.A number of teenage girls can be heard screaming stop.At least one of them is holding up a mobile phone apparently videoing the activity.READ MORELocals 'deeply shocked' after two men killed in house fire

A number of teenagers can be seen milling around nearby. They did not get involved in the fighting.In one of the clips, a male voice is heard warning that guards are on their way and the teenagers disperse quickly, some on bikes but most on foot.There are no official reports of any injuries.

A garda spokesman appealed to anyone with information about the incident, or concerns about anti-social behaviour, to contact their local garda station.It is the second brawl in Cork involving teenagers in just over a week which has been captured on video and shared widely.

Gardaí were called to the scene of a fight involving two rival groups of teenagers which spilled into traffic on the main street near East Gate in Ballincollig on May 14. Read more: Irish Examiner »

EoinBearla And they talk shit about the north side down there .. EoinBearla Irish examiner if you are going to put items up on Twitter please stop trying to sell me a sucscription every time I click on the article! EoinBearla Cork, gone to the dogs boy. KinsaleOnline EoinBearla If any of them are leaving cert age, their teachers should watch the footage and hand out fails.

EoinBearla The Gardai should have permanent “pro-active” patrols. This has been proven in other countries to build better relationships with the community and encourage reporting of crime by community members. EoinBearla Douglas was always rough to be fair.not many people surprised at this news EoinBearla Liberalism in action when a parent has no control over their child or their actions. Traditional family structure and conservative household is the only moral solution.

EoinBearla Scum EoinBearla Lift them all and put them on Spike Island until after we get a vaccine. We have some serious challenges ahead and really don’t have time for this now. EoinBearla So how come this version of the article says it’s in Douglas (it’s not) and the Echo one correctly says Rochestown? Shouldn’t really be Too difficult to get the location correct eh?

EoinBearla Wtf is wrong with our youth, there a percentage of really nasty out of control kids out there, wonder what their parents are like. EoinBearla Paper bag comes to mind. EoinBearla Our entitled youth their parents must be very proud, I wonder how many are from that great leaving cert year of 2020 ? What a joke

EoinBearla That's awful🙄🙄. Love the word, 'brawl' doesn't, no harm done then😁 EoinBearla I've seen better fights down Lidl on a Thursday morning ffs EoinBearla BrianTyrrel antmp2001 EoinBearla They could have at least brought sticks to maintain social distancing ffs

Gardaí on 'pro-active' patrols in Cork suburb after mass teen brawlVideo footage has emerged this evening of another mass brawl involving teenagers in a Cork suburb. So social distancing doesn't pertain to teenagers. Mount Oval is gone to the dogs. I suppose 10% required for social housing was a great idea. Mount oval sure what else would you expect from that dump

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