The scene on Church Street, Athlone, on Saturday morning.

Do not share images of Athlone incident - Gardai

Gardai are urging people not to share images and videos of the incident in Church Street, Athlone, which led to the death of Edenderry man, Paul 'Babs' Connolly.

Gardai say they are aware that these are being shared on social media and messaging apps.

They appealed to people not to share this material, saying it was "disrespectful and upsetting" to the family and friends of the deceased and all persons involved in this incident.

They said it was also unhelpful to their investigation.