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Thurles Serious Assault In Liberty Square

Thurles Gardaí are appealing for witnesses of a serious altercation which took place in Thurles last night, to come forward.

Gardaí are investigating a serious assault that occurred around 1.30am this morning at Liberty Square, in the town.

The victim, who is understood to be a 25-year-old male, from the Johnstown area of Co. Kilkenny, was removed to South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel, where he remains in a critical condition.

A male, aged 22, from the Templemore area, has been arrested in relation to this incident and is currently being detained under Section 4 of Criminal Justice Act, here at Thurles Garda Station.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to this incident or to anyone that may have been in this area between 1:00am and 2:00am this morning, to contact Thurles Garda Station Tel: 0504 – 25100, or the Garda Confidential Telephone Line Tel: 1-800-666-111 or indeed any Garda Station.

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