One Dead Following Sunday Night Assault

One man is dead, and another recovering in hostpital following an assault last night in Galway.

Gardai at Glenamaddy are investigating the incident, which occurred at The Square, Glemamady, Co Galway at approximately 1.30am this morning.

Three men were involved in the assault, which led to two of the men, a 20-year old & a 30-year-old, being admitted to Roscommon County Hospital.

Gardai believe the man was stabbed during the incident, and was pronounced dead within an hour of arriving at hospital.

The 20-year-old man was pronounced dead at Roscommon County Hospital at around 2.30am.

A 45 year old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently detained at Tuam Garda Station.

The area has now been sealed off while a full forensic examination takes place.


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