GAA Footballer Releases Statement Following Attack

Dublin GAA footballer, Jonny Cooper, has released a statement thanking everyone for their support, after he was attacked in Dublin on 20 September.

Mr Cooper, 24, was stabbed on Upper Dorset Street, and was treated at Mater Hospital for injuries to his face, head and neck.

He tweeted a link to a statement "sincerely" thanking everyone for their "enormous" support.

The statement also said: "Dublin is a great place; it is a safe place and it is my home. If nothing else, this can be a lesson that when you're out, stay safe and stick together."

A man arrested in connection with the attack has been released without charge.

A file is being prepared for the DPP.


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