Man arrested following stabbing in Limerick village

Four people taken to hospital

David Hurley


David Hurley


Man arrested following stabbing in Limerick village

Gardai at Castleconnell are investigating the incident

A Man is being questioned by gardai in connection with a violent disturbance in Castleconnell during which another man sustained stab injuries.

Three other people were also hospitalised following the incident which happened at around 7pm on Friday outside a house at Scanlon Park in the village.

Non of the four people who taken to hospital sustained life-threatening injuries.

It is understood the man who was stabbed is aged in his early 30s.

The Garda Press Office has confirmed that a man, aged in his 20s, is currently being detained at Henry Street garda station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Investigations are continuing and anyone with information is asked to come foward.