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12 Aug 2022

BREAKING: Man arrested in Dundalk in connection with fatal Tallaght stabbing

Gardai chase minibus along M1 towards Dundalk after airport incident

The man, in his 20s, was arrested in Dundalk this afternoon

Gardaí have arrested a man in Dundalk this afternoon on suspicion of murder in connection with the fatal stabbing in Tallaght yesterday evening.

A man, aged in his 20s, was arrested in Dundalk earlier this afternoon.

He has since been brought to Tallaght Garda Station and is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The post mortem of the 25-year-old man who was killed on the Mac Uilliam Road, Tallaght is set to conclude later on this afternoon.

A second man, aged in his 50s, is still receiving medical attention for non-life threatening injuries sustained in the attack.

Gardaí are asking anyone with information on the attack, or who were in the area between 6:30pm and 7:15pm to contact  Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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