Stabbing in Clonakilty – In relation to last night’s assault of a man in his 20s in Clonakilty’s Sand Quay, a man in his 30s has been taken into custody by Gardaí. Around 11:30 p.m., Gardaí arrived at the scene in response to a report of a male victim of assault. The male patient received non-life-threatening medical attention at Cork University Hospital after being hurt. The officials withheld the identities of the victim and the suspect.
According to a Gardaí spokesperson, a man in his 30s was apprehended and is being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at a Gardaí station in West Cork. The Divisional Scenes of Crime section is currently conducting a technical inspection while the site is still maintained. There are still investigations underway.
Clonakilty sometimes shortened to Clon, is a town in County Cork, Ireland. The town is at the head of the tidal Clonakilty Bay. The rural hinterland is used mainly for dairy farming. The town’s population was 4,592 at the 2016 census. The town is a tourism hub in West Cork, and was recognized as the “Best Town in Europe” in 2017, and “Best Place of the Year” in 2017 by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland. Clonakilty is in the Dáil constituency of Cork South-West, which has three seats.