Woman critical following Limerick stabbing

28-year-old man has been arrested

David Hurley

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Woman critical following Limerick stabbing

The scene of the stabbing has been preserved - Picture: Michael Cowhey

A WOMAN is in a critical condition in hospital following a stabbing incident in Limerick city overnight..

The 37-year-old was seriously injured during the incident which happened at a property at Hassetts Villas, Thomondgate at around 12.30am.

When gardai responded to to reports of a disturbance at the property, they observed a female with serious injuries to her body.

An ambulance was called and the woman was taken to University Hospital Limerick (UHL) where her condition is described as critical but stable.

A 28-year-old man who was arrested a short time later is being detained at Henry Street garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and house-to-house inquiries will be carried out in the area today.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Mayorstone garda station at (061) 456980.

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