LATEST: Teenager charged in connection with Carrigaline assault to appear in court today

"The injured male remains in Cork University Hospital in a critical condition," said a garda spokesperson today.
LATEST: Teenager charged in connection with Carrigaline assault to appear in court today

The injured man is continuing to receive treatment at Cork University Hospital and his condition remains critical. Picture Denis Minihane.

LATEST: Gardaí have charged an 18-year-old male who was arrested yesterday in relation to the serious assault of a man in Glenwood Estate, Carrigaline on Wednesday evening.

He is due to appear before a special sitting of Cork District Court, Court Number 1 this afternoon. 

"The injured male remains in Cork University Hospital in a critical condition," said a garda spokesperson today.

Yesterday's arrest was the second made in connection with the serious assault which left a 29-year-old man in a critical condition in hospital.

On Friday, 19-year-old Ricardo Hoey, 19, appeared before Mallow District Court where he was charged with assault causing harm.

The assault happened in Glenwood Estate on Wednesday December 28 at approximately 5.30pm.

The injured man sustained serious head injuries. He was first treated at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to Cork University Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. He remains in a critical condition Gardaí are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone who was in the vicinity between 5pm and 5.45pm on Wednesday, December 28, particularly road users with dash cam footage, have been asked to contact investigating Gardaí.

EARLIER: A second arrest has been made in relation to an assault incident in Carrigaline on Wednesday, December, 23.

The incident occurred at Glenwood Estate and left a man in his late twenties in a critical condition in hospital.

An 18-year-old male was arrested in connection with the incident on Saturday. He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Togher Garda Station.

The injured man is continuing to receive treatment at Cork University Hospital and his condition remains critical.

Gardaí continue to appeal for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone who was in the vicinity of Glenwood Estate, Carrigaline, between 5pm and 5.45pm on Wednesday, December 28, particularly any road users who may have camera footage (including dash cam) of the incident, is asked to contact investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Togher Garda Station on 021 494 7120, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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