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ENNIS Gardai have confirmed that shots were fired at a house in Clarecastle on Friday night.

The incident occurred around 10.30pm on Friday, November 3.

The occupants of a house in Clarehill, Clarecastle thought they heard fireworks being discharged.

A car was seen leaving the estate imediately after the incident.

Clare Crime Prevention Officer Sergeant Joe Downey said: “On further inspection of a house bullet holes were noticed and shell casings were discovered on the ground nearby. The Gardai were called and an investigation was launched”.

A car was later found burnt out between Clarecastle and Dromoland at Mauusmore.

 

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