Tuesday 21 November 2017

Man fighting for his life after row on estate

GARDAI have carried out door-to-door enquiries in a Galway estate after a row in the area left a Polish man fighting for his life in hospital.

A number of men were involved in the altercation which broke out on a green on the Cullairbaun Estate, in Athenry, Co Galway on Thursday night at around 11.30pm.

A 41-year-old Polish man, who had been living in the town, received serious head injuries after being struck with a weapon. He remains in a critical condition at University Hospital Galway.

The majority of those involved are understood to be Irish men, while a smaller number of foreign nationals were also involved. Anyone with information is asked to contact gardai at 091 538000, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

Irish Independent

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