Garda Shot In Dublin

President Mary McAleese has publicly condemned the shooting of a Garda in Dublin this morning.

The shooting occurred shortly after 9am on the Ossary Road in Dublin's financial district.

The officer, who is understood to be a motorcyclist with the regional traffic unit, was taken to Mater Hospital, where his condition has been described as stable.

The garda was shot in the stomach after he stopped a car.

It is understood the car was stolen but was later abandoned and recovered on the St Barnabas Road.

The area remains sealed off while Gardai investigate the incident. Anyone with any information is urged to contact Gardai.


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