Latest: Longford stab victim transferred to St James Hospital as Gardaí appeal for witnesses

Gardaí are investigating an incident which occurred on Main Street, Ballymahon

Latest: Longford stab victim transferred to St James Hospital as Gardaí appeal for witnesses

Latest: Longford stab victim transferred to St James Hospital as Gardaí appeal for witnesses

Gardaí investigating an incident which occurred on Main Street, Ballymahon, Co. Longford at approximately 7am this morning Tuesday, January 30, are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

One man in his 40s received what appears to be stab wounds during the course of an incident involving a large number of men.

The man was taken to the Mildland Regional Hospital Mullingar and has since been transferred to St James' Hospital in Dublin, where his condition is described as serious.

Gardaí are asking anyone with information or anyone who travelled through Ballymahon this morning between 6.30 am and 8.00 am to contact them at Longford Garda Station (043 3350570),where an incident has been set up.

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