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vicious row Man hospitalised after part of his ear is bitten off in savage attack in Dublin

The victim, a man in his 40s, is understood to have been attacked on Fleet Street in the Temple Bar area of the city at around 9pm.

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A man was rushed to hospital after having part of his ear bitten off in a savage attack in Dublin city centre last night.

The victim, a man in his 40s, is understood to have been attacked on Fleet Street in the Temple Bar area of the city at around 9pm.

Gardai are investigating if he was attacked by someone he had met by arrangement before a row developed and turned violent very quickly.

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Evidence markers and bloodied tissue at the scene of an assault in the Temple Bar area of Dublin City centre

Evidence markers and bloodied tissue at the scene of an assault in the Temple Bar area of Dublin City centre

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Evidence markers and bloodied tissue at the scene of an assault in the Temple Bar area of Dublin City centre

The man was taken to St James's Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Gardai from the technical bureau later carried out a forensic examination of the scene.

They could be seen removing bloodied tissues from the street and gathering samples from bloodstains.

No arrests were made and gardai are continuing to investigate the incident.


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