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'Assault incident' Woman in 'serious condition' in hospital after house is burned in Limerick

Gardaí say they are investigating “an assault incident and fire” at the residence

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University Hospital Limerick

University Hospital Limerick

University Hospital Limerick

A woman remains in hospital this afternoon where her condition has been described as “serious” after a house was burned in an attack in Limerick last night. 

The woman, who is aged in her 40s, was discovered in the house in Garryowen area and was brought to University Hospital Limerick.

Gardaí say they are investigating “an assault incident and fire” at the residence that was reported to emergency services at approximately 4.20am.

“The blaze was brought under control and the scene has been preserved for a technical examination,” gardai said.

“A female, aged in her 40s, was discovered at the same location with injuries and has been taken to University Hospital Limerick where her condition is described as serious.”

Gardai added: “A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested and charged in relation to this incident. He appeared before Limerick City District Court this morning."

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