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Two men arrested for assault in Arklow

At approximately 2:30am on 2 August, Gardaí were alerted to an assault in the Ashfield estate area.

A SECOND MAN has been arrested in connection with the assault of a man in his 40s at a property in Arklow, County Wicklow, in the early hours of Tuesday, 2 August.

The man, aged in his late 20s, is currently detained in Wicklow Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The first man to be arrested is aged in his 40s, and has been detained at Bray Garda Station since this morning under the same act.

At approximately 2:30am on 2 August, Gardaí were alerted to an assault that occurred at a property in the Ashfield estate of Arklow.

The injured man remains in Beaumont Hospital in a critical condition.

Investigations are ongoing.

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