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Five Polish soccer fans arrested at Dublin Airport

It is understood that the men were denied boarding on a number of flights to Britain.

File photo of passengers at Departures in Dublin Airport.
File photo of passengers at Departures in Dublin Airport.
Image: Julien Behal/PA Archive

FIVE MEN ARE due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning charged in relation to a public order incident at Dublin Airport yesterday.

Gardaí said the five men were arrested at the airport following the incident which occurred at around 6.30pm. A spokesperson for Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) told TheJournal.ie that the incident was “not significant, was dealt with quickly and involved a number of Polish football fans”.

It is understood that the men, who were in two groups of rival football fans, were denied boarding on a number of flights to Britain and a fight broke out. Gardaí were called to the scene and the arrests were made.

The DAA said there was no disruption to any of the flights.

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