Masked vigilantes attack guards at Irish farmhouse after eviction

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Politicians and locals appeal for calm after violent backlash in County Roscommon

Politicians and local residents have appealed for calm after masked vigilantes attacked security guards at an Irish farmhouse whose inhabitants had earlier been forcefully evicted at the behest of a bank.

Under cover of darkness early on Sunday, dozens of men, some masked and carrying baseball bats, sealed off a rural road in County Roscommon with bales of hay and approached the farmhouse in Falsk, near Strokestown, a rural town 85 miles west of Dublin.

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