#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 2°C Thursday 20 January 2022

Off-duty Garda stabbed in Tallaght burglary

The off-duty garda was attacked during an aggravated burglary yesterday morning.

File photo
File photo
Image: Phot

AN OFF-DUTY garda is in hospital after he was stabbed a number of times during an aggravated burglary on a house in Tallaght yesterday.

Two men entered the house in the south Dublin suburb in the early hours of yesterday morning and demanded money from the off-duty garda.

During the course of the incident the man, who is under 30, was stabbed a number of times.

He was rushed to Tallaght Hospital with serious injuries.

The burglars also took a car but it was located a short distance away later in the morning.

Gardaí say that an investigation is ongoing and there have been no arrests at this stage.

About the author:

Hugh O'Connell

Read next: