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Three charged over Longford St Patrick's Day stabbing

Three males are due to appear before a special sitting of Longford District Court.

THREE PEOPLE HAVE been charged in relation to a stabbing in Longford town on St Patrick’s Day.

Three males are due to appear before a special sitting of Longford District Court this morning in relation to the stabbing.

The incident occurred on the evening of Friday – St Patrick’s Day – at about 8.30pm.

A man in his mid-30s suffered apparent stab wounds when he was assaulted by a number of youths.

He was taken to the Midlands Regional Hospital in a critical condition following the incident.

A man (18) and two younger males were arrested following the incident.

Gardaí said today that the injured man was still receiving treatment in hospital.

Comments have been disabled as people are due before the courts

Read: Man in his 30s stabbed repeatedly by gang of youths in Longford

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