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Two Irish fatal attack probes underway

Gardaí in Cavan investigating a fatal stabbing are making a further appeal for information from the public.

The stabbing occurred at Dublin Street, Ballyjamesduff at approximately 11pm on Sunday night and a 40-year-old man is said to have received "serious stab wounds". He was removed to Cavan General Hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after 9.30am yesterday morning.

The deceased is a Polish national and Gardaí have been in contact with his family in Poland.

A Family Liaison Officer has been appointed.

The post mortem has concluded and for operational reasons the results are not being disclosed at this stage.

Gardaí wish to speak to:

    Anyone who was driving on the Dublin road, Ballyjamesduff between 10.30pm and 12 midnight on
    the 31st December and who may have had a dash cam in operation.

    The Polish community or any member of the public who may any information whatsoever.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí in Bailieboro on 042-9694570, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Charged

Meanwhile a man has been charged in connection with the murder of a man in Co Limerick.

Willie Lynch, 35, was killed in a house in the village of Pallaskenry on Saturday.

A 29-year-old arrested in the wake of the fatal incident has now been charged.

The accused is due before Newcastle West District Court on Tuesday morning.

Friends of Mr Lynch, a keen sports fan, have raised more than 9,000 euro for his funeral through an online donation page.