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File photo of Grand Parade Square in Cork city. Alamy Stock Photo

Man in critical condition following stabbing incident in Cork city

The incident occurred at around 7.30pm this evening at Grand Parade in the city.

LAST UPDATE | 14 Jun 2023

A MAN IS in critical condition following a stabbing incident in Cork City.

Gardaí are currently at the scene of the serious assault that occurred at around 7.30pm at Grand Parade in the city.

A man in his mid-20s was seriously injured and has been removed from the scene to Cork University Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

Gardaí have arrested a man in his early 20s and he is currently detained in a garda station in Cork City. 

The scene is currently preserved and investigations are ongoing.

Any road users and pedestrians who may have camera footage, including dash cam footage, and were in the area of Grand Parade/Daunt Square between 7.15pm and 8pm this evening, are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Bridewell Garda station on 021 494 3330, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station

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