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Suspected Kildare shebeen complete with bar taps, pool table and log fire discovered on NYE

Gardaí say about 15 people were in the shed near Kildare Town when it was searched.
Jan 1st 2021, 12:26 PM 137,421 118

Kildare Shebeen 2 An image from the shed. Source: An Garda Siochána

GARDAÍ SAY THAT 15 people were socialising in a suspected shebeen near Kildare Town yesterday evening New year’s Eve. 

A search warrant was executed on the premises at about 8.30pm yesterday and gardaí discovered the suspected shebeen in a shed at the rear of the house. 

Gardaí say that the premises had “all the trappings of a traditional pub” including a pool table, beer taps, a log fire, tables and refrigeration equipment. 

Kildare Shebeen 3 Bar equipment in the shed. Source: An Garda Siochána

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

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Investigations are ongoing into the incident and a file is being sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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