Gardai unable to find witnesses to alleged illegal checkpoints in Dromahair

The Garda Commissioner says Gardai in Leitrim have been unable to find any witnesses who were reportedly stopped illegally in Dromahair on Friday night.


It was claimed that some local residents set up illegal checkpoints on approach roads into Dromahair, in the wake of rumours that refugees were en-route to the village.


Drew Harris was responding to questions from Green Party TD Patrick Costello during an Oireachtas Justice Committee meeting yesterday.


Deputy Costello asked what kind of policing response there has been to Dromahair to date: