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Man who barricaded himself into house in Galway was later removed to hospital

A major Garda Operation, which got underway in Galway city yesterday afternoon, ended last night with a man being brought to hospital.

Emergency services were called to the scene at St Brendan's Avenue in the Woodquay area at around midday.

Locals said they understood a young man had barricaded himself into a house and Gardai were concerned for his welfare.

Gardai entered the house shortly before 7pm and the sole occupant was taken from the house  to University Hospital Galway.


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