Man in critical condition after being stabbed at bonfire

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
Man in critical condition after being stabbed at bonfire

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who witnessed a vicious stabbing to come forward.

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed at a bonfire in Dublin last night.

The man sustained serious injuries in the incident, at a fire in Dromheath Drive, Mulhuddart at about 7.30pm.

The victim was taken to James Connolly Hospital, where his condition is described as critical.

Gardaí can be contacted at Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01-6667000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station

Meanwhile, gardaí in Coolock are investigating a serious assault in which a 25-year-old man sustained serious stab injuries.

The incident happened at Templeview Avenue, Clarehall, Dublin 13 at about 1.10am.

The man was taken to Beaumont Hospital, where he is in a serious condition. 

Two other men sustained minor injuries in the incident. The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination. 

Gardaí are appealing to witnesses or anyone who may have any information on the incident to contact Coolock Garda Station, the Garda Confidential Line or any garda station.