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27th Nov 2023

Gardaí appeal to public for footage of Dublin riots as investigation continues

Simon Kelly

Gardaí

An incident room has been established at Store Street Garda Station.

Gardaí are appealing to members of the public who were present in Dublin city centre on Thursday, November 23, who may have footage or images of the “serious public disorder” events that took place.

In a press statement released on Monday afternoon, Gardaí said that they are continuing to investigate the Violent Disorder and Public Order events which happened on the night.

A spokesperson for the Gardaí said that the force is currently “collating and harvesting CCTV and social media images” of the night in question, of which there are many examples circulating online.

Gardaí appealing for witness information, footage and images of Dublin riots.

In a statement to JOE, a Garda spokesperson said: “An Garda Síochána continue a criminal investigation into all of the circumstances of the Violent Disorder and Public Order events that occurred on Thursday, 23rd November 2023.

“An incident room has been established at Store Street Garda Station and a Senior Investigating Officer has been appointed.

“An Garda Síochána are in the process of collating and harvesting CCTV and social media images from the events on Thursday 23rd November 2023.

“An Garda Síochána wishes to acknowledge the significant volume of support received from the public to date including calls to Store Street Garda Station, the Garda Confidential Phone Number and receipt of images and videos from members of the Public.

“The investigation team are requesting that any person who was present in Dublin City Centre on Thursday 23rd November 2023 and may have video footage or images, in any format, to contact Gardaí at Store Street Garda Station via email at [email protected], with their contact details only.

“The public are not requested to submit any footage at this time. Members of the investigation team will make contact with them to arrange for the appropriate collection of any video footage.

“An Garda Síochána continues to appeal to any person with any information on the events on Thursday evening or has any information on persons organising or involved in Thursday’s events to contact the Garda investigation team.

“The Garda investigation team can also be contacted at Store Street Garda station at 01 666 8000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.”

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