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Dublin

Man (20s) dies after being attacked in Temple Bar

Gardaí believe the incident was filmed by witnesses.

Updated 7.44pm

Leah Farrell Leah Farrell

A MAN HAS died after being assaulted in the centre of Dublin.

The attack happened on Cow’s Lane in the Temple Bar area of the city at around 8.45pm yesterday evening.

It is believed a number of people took pictures of the incident.

The man, aged in his mid-20s, was rushed to St James Hospital but was pronounced dead this evening.

Three men, all in their mid-20s, were arrested at the scene and are currently being detained under the Criminal Justice Act at Pearse Street and Irishtown Garda Stations.

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Gardaí say a fourth man is also in custody this evening.

A post mortem on the deceased is due to be carried out.

Gardaí have issued an appeal for anyone who was in the area of Cow’s Lane between 8.30pm and 9pm to come forward with information. It is believed that a number of individuals present took images of the assault.

Members of the public can contact gardaí at Pearse Street Garda Station on 01 6669000 or on the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

Originally published 8.05am. Additional reporting by Nicky Ryan.

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