Gardai urge people to think before getting involved in fights

Gardaí in the Shannonside Northern Sound region are seeking to reduce the number of assaults over the Christmas season.

Typically, the number of assaults reported to Gardaí increase over the festive season.

Crime Prevention Officer for Cavan/Monaghan Noel Harraghy says alcohol is a major contributing factor in assaults on nights out.

He’s urging people to think twice before getting into a fight: