Two men hospitalised following shooting outside village pub in Co Clare
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Two men hospitalised following shooting outside village pub in Co Clare

TWO MEN have been hospitalised with apparent gunshot wounds following a shooting incident in Co Clare.

Gardaí were called to the scene of the incident outside a pub in Sixmilebridge village at around 12.20am on Saturday, January 18.

They were responding to reports of shots fired at the scene.

Upon arrival, they discovered two men, aged 21 and 66, with apparent gunshot wounds.

Both men were treated on the scene before an ambulance transported to the nearby University Hospital Limerick.

The two victims are expected to make a full recovery with neither’s injuries thought to be life threatening.

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Gardaí have sealed off the area around the pub while forensic and technical examinations continue.

No arrests have yet been made.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses with information to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Shannon Garda Station on 061 365 900.

Alternatively, they can get in touch via the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.