4 People Were Stabbed at hotel in Kerry used as direct provision centre
By The Headlines, January 2, 2023 | 10:25 AM
Co. Kerry Hotel Used as a Direct Provision Site is a Site of Multiple Stabbings
Four people have been injured in an apparent stabbing at a Killarney hotel that is being used as a direct provision centre
The incident happened a little before 8:30 PM at Hotel Killarney.
Details of the Incident
Four men were injured and have been taken to University Hospital Kerry in Tralee; all their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Two men, both aged in their 30s, were arrested and brought to Killarney garda station.
Six ambulances and many officers attended this hotel, which is being used as a direct provision centre.
A garda spokesperson said: “Shortly after 8.30 pm, on Sunday the 1st of January 2023, gardaí and emergency services were alerted following reports of a public order incident involving a group of males at a hotel in Killarney, Co Kerry.”
“Four males injured in the course of the incident were removed from the scene to hospital for treatment. Their injuries are not described as life-threatening.”
“Two males aged in their 30s have since been arrested and brought to Killarney garda station where they are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.”
“Gardaí remain at the scene where a forensic examination is currently underway.”
“The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.”
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