Gardaí in Douglas in Cork are investigating a mass brawl involving teenagers which occurred in a housing estate in a city suburb last night.

It is estimated that up to 70 youths were involved.

The incident occurred at around 8pm close to shops in the Mount Oval Village housing estate in Rochestown.

Footage of the brawl subsequently emerged on social media.

Gardaí say they received numerous reports about the incident, but that when they arrived the teenagers dispersed.

No injuries have been reported.

Gardaí say they are aware that footage of what they describe as a large-scale disturbance is circulating on social media and they appealed to people with information on the incident to contact Togher Garda Station in on 021-4947120.