A man in his 40s has been arrested by Gardai in relation to a shooting in Glenswilly on Saturday morning.
The man was arrested following an incident in which a 42 year old man was shot in the face and shoulder.
The man was operating a digger at Ballinakilla when he was fired at a number of times.
He received shotgun wounds and is currently being treated at Galway University Hospital.
A man was arrested in Glenswilly today and is currently being quizzed by detectives at Milford Garda station.
Both men involved in the incident are well-known to each other.
It is understood the incident is connected to a dispute over a right-of-way on land in the area.