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Gardaí raid New Year's Eve sheebeen bash

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Gardaí executed a search warrant of a suspected shebeen premises operating close to Kildare Town, yesterday evening Thursday, December 31, 2020 at approximately 8.30pm.

Gardaí carried out the search and met with approximately 15 people socialising in a shed at the rear of a house.

The shed had all the trappings of a traditional pub.

Gardaí took details of all persons present within the shed, seized the intoxicating liquor and the drink optics and spirit dispensers.

Investigations ongoing and a full investigation file will be forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions for direction.

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