GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING the circumstances of a break-in at the home of Justice Minister Alan Shatter last night.
A man in his 20s has been arrested and is being held for questioning at Blackrock Garda Station in Dublin.
The Department of Justice confirmed to TheJournal.ie that a burglary had occurred at the Minister’s house but could not offer any further comment. The incident is now an operational matter for the Gardaí, said a spokeswoman.
Shatter, who is currently in Australia for St Patrick’s Day festivities, has been informed of the break-in.
Gardaí investigating the crime remain at the scene.