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Irish man jailed for stabbing at Australian party

The stabbing took place at a house party in Melbourne earlier this year.

Image: Lachlan Hardy via Flickr/Creative Commons

A DUBLIN MAN has been sent to jail for more than a year for stabbing a fellow Irishman at a house party in Australia.

Australian newspaper the Irish Echo reports that Andrew Ross (29), with an address in St Kilda, pleaded guilty to stabbing a Co Down man, Barry Fitzsimons (22).

The incident occurred at a house party on 22 January of this year in Melbourne.

Ross received a three year jail sentence with 21 months suspended.

Fitzsimons survived the stabbing.

For more information read this story in the Irish Echo>

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