We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

Alamy Stock Photo

Two people arrested after infant admitted to hospital in a critical condition

The incident happened in Drogheda in September.

TWO PEOPLE HAVE been arrested in relation to an alleged assault on an infant in Co Louth.

The incident happened on 13 September and led to the nine-week-old infant being admitted to Temple Street Children’s Hospital in a critical condition.

Gardaí have confirmed that a male in his 30s and a females in her 30s have both been arrested under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The male is currently detained at Drogheda Garda station, while the female is detained at Dundalk Garda station.