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Saturday 23 September 2017

Man arrested as another fights for life following assault overnight

The Erris Bay estate in Boyle, where the incident occurred.
The Erris Bay estate in Boyle, where the incident occurred.
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A man is fighting for life in hospital today following an assault overnight.

The incident occurred at Erris Bay in Boyle, Co Roscommon at around 4.30am.

The victim, aged in his early 40s, is being treated in Beaumont Hospital in Dublin. His condition is described as serious.

A man in his 40s has been arrested in relation to the incident and is being detained at Roscommon Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

More to follow.

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