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Tributes Paid To "Gentleman" Dubliner Who Was Stabbed After Domestic Dispute

By Darragh Berry

February 8, 2018 at 12:40pm

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The Irish Mirror is reporting that tributes are being paid to the victim of a brutal stabbing attack in Lucan.

The man was named locally as 52-year-old, Bryan Cassidy. He was stabbed in Balgaddy in West Dublin on Wednesday night. 

He was described as a "gentleman" in the area.

The Irish Independent further states that the stabbing was the result of a domestic dispute in Cassidy's home. 

A young man - who is believed to be known to the victim - presented himself to Gardaí after the attack took place.

Allegedly, a loud row had taken place according to the neighbours before the man was stabbed. 

In a statement on Thursday morning, Gardai said: "Gardai at Lucan, Co Dublin are investigating a fatal stabbing which occurred at Buirg an Ri Walk, Balgaddy, Co Dublin at approximately 10.20pm last night, Wednesday 7 February 2018.

"A 19-year-old man was arrested shortly after midnight and is currently detained at Ronanstown Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act 1984.

"A post mortem examination is scheduled to take place today and the local coroner has been notified. The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination.

"The Garda Technical Bureau are attending the scene."

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