Tuesday 22 August 2017

Man critically injured after he was stabbed while attending a bonfire in West Dublin

Independent.ie Newsdesk

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A man is in a critical condition tonight after he was stabbed while attending a bonfire.

The incident occurred at Drumheath in Blanchardstown, West Dublin, earlier this evening.

The man was attending a bonfire at the time of the attack which occurred at approximately 7.30pm.

He received serious stab injuries and was rushed to James Connolly Memorial Hospital in Blanchardstown.

His condition has been described as critical.

A garda investigation is now underway and the scene has been preserved for technical examination.

There have been no arrests.

Gardai in Blanchardstown are investigating.

Anybody who may have witnessed the incident are asked to contact gardai in Blanchardstown on 01 666 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

Read more here: Dublin Fire Brigade crew forced to 'withdraw from scene' of bonfire in West Dublin due to 'anti-social behaviour' 

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