Thursday 26 April 2018

Five men stabbed after fight broke out at a party

Sarah Stack

Sarah Stack

Five men were stabbed and a sixth suffered serious head injuries after a fight broke out at a birthday party.

The incident happened in a house at Deer Park Avenue, Tallaght, Dublin, at about 4.20am.

Gardai said five men - three in their late teens, one in his 20s and one in his 40s - were taken by ambulance to Tallaght Hospital with suspected stab wounds following the altercation at the 18th birthday party.

A sixth man, aged in his 30s, was taken to St James Hospital with head injuries.

It is understood some of the injured are in a serious but stable condition.

The scene has been preserved pending technical examination and inquiries are ongoing.

Gardai have appealed for information.

Press Association

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News