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Two more men charged in relation to death of Dale Creighton

The 20-year-old man died on Thursday of injuries he received in a New Year’s Day attack.

Dale Creighton died on Thursday.
Dale Creighton died on Thursday.

Updated 7.50pm

A TOTAL OF six people have now been charged in relation to the death of 20-year-old Dale Creighton in Dublin.

Two men, aged 21 and 25, appeared in court in Dublin today over the incident.

RTÉ reports that David Burke (25), with an address at 6 Village Square, Tallaght, Dublin 24; and James O’Brien (21) of 12 Avonbeg Drive, Tallaght were both charged with violent disorder under Section 15 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Both Burke and O’Brien were granted bail with conditions. They are due to appear before the court again on 16 January.


In addition, gardaí said today that two more men have been arrested over the past day in connection with Creighton’s death.

A male aged in his 20s was arrested late last night and a second male, also in his 20s, was arrested this afternoon. Both men were arrested in the Tallaght area and are detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Tallaght Garda Station.

A third man in his 20s who was arrested yesterday evening remains in Garda custody.

Four people have already been charged on offences related to the incident on Saint Dominic’s Road, Tallaght, in which the young man received fatal injuries on New Year’s Day. He died on Thursday in hospital of those injuries.

Already charged are Graham Palmer, 24, of Homelawn Road; Aisling Burke, 20, Bolbrook Grove; Ross Callery, 20, Westpark, all from Tallaght and all three charged with violent disorder. James Reid, 23, also of Homelawn Road, was charged with producing a knife during the row.

An 18-year-old man who had been questioned yesterday was released yesterday evening without charge.

First published 07.08

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