Celbridge gardai
investigate shooting

Gardai in Celbridge continue to appeal for witnesses to a shooting incident in the town on 27 December. It happened  outside a house on Oldtown Road, opposite Scoil Na Mainistreach, at about 11.00 pm. A 36 year-old Polish national was shot in the leg as he left his home.

Gardai in Celbridge continue to appeal for witnesses to a shooting incident in the town on 27 December. It happened  outside a house on Oldtown Road, opposite Scoil Na Mainistreach, at about 11.00 pm. A 36 year-old Polish national was shot in the leg as he left his home.

Gardai believe that a shotgun was used but for operational reasons would not reveal if any weapon was recovered.  

The injured man was taken for treatment to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown.

The Garda Press Office said the man was still in hospital on 30 December and that no arrests had been made at that point.  Anyone who was in the Oldtown Road area of Celbridge on the night  if December 27 is asked to contact Celbridge Garda Station on 01 601 2370