Garda stabbed in attack involving up to seven men in Dundrum

Update 11.45pm: A Garda in his 30s remains in a serious condition after he was attacked by a group of men in the early hours of yesterday morning in Dundrum in South County Dublin.

The incident took place in Ballinteer at around 6am when the officer and a colleague were attempting to arrest two men over a stolen car.

It is understood a number of men came out of a house and began to attack the Garda, stabbing him in the process.

Two men aged 18 and 20 were arrest a short time later – they will appear in Dun Laoghaire District court next month charged with Road traffic offences and Public order offences.

A Garda is being treated in hospital after he was attacked by a group of men in the early hours of this morning in Dundrum in South County Dublin.

The incident occurred at around 6am after the garda and his colleague were giving chase to two men after a suspected stolen car was abandoned in Ballinteer.

It’s understood the Garda in his 30s suffered serious injuries after he was stabbed by up to seven men.

Two men aged 18 and 20 were arrested a short time later and will appear in Dun Laoghaire District court next month charged with Road traffic offences and Public order offences.

The Garda remains in a serious condition in St. James’s Hospital in Dublin.