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Dublin: 19 °C Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Man due in court over Inchicore attack that left victim in critical condition

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the attack, which happened at around 9.30pm on Thursday on Tyrconnell Road. Around 20,000 people were attending a Blur concert nearby at the time.

Tyrconnell Road in Inchicore (File photo)
Tyrconnell Road in Inchicore (File photo)
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A MAN IN his 30s is due before court this afternoon in connection with an attack in the Inchicore area of Dublin on Thursday night.

The victim – in his mid-40s – was discovered critically injured on Tyrconnell Road at around 9.30pm on Thursday. He was taken to nearby St James’s hospital where he is currently being treated.

Gardaí arrested a man in his 30s in connection with the incident yesterday. He was taken to Kilmainham Garda Station for questioning under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

He’s due to appear at the Bridewell Courthouse on Chancery Street in Dublin 7 this afternoon.

Tyrconnell Road is close to the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, where around 20,000 people attended a Blur concert on Thursday night.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the attack to contact Kilmainham Station on 01 666 9712 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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