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Gardai renew appeal for witnesses to fatal attack on Dundalk man

Jason Kearney
Jason Kearney died in September.

A renewed appeal for witnesses as Gardai continue to investigate the fatal assault of a Louth man in Dublin in September this year.

Jason Kearney, of Ashling Park in Cox’s Demesne in Dundalk, was seriously injured in the assault at Seville Place in the city centre in the early hours of Wednesday morning, September 2.


Mr Kearney (48) sustained serious head injuries in the attack. The father of four died in Dublin’s Mater Hospital ten days later.

Investigating officers based in Store Street Garda Station say that the investigation into the incident and ‘all of the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Kearney is continuing’.

Gardai have made no arrests have been made in the case to date but a spokesperson today said they are following a definite line of enquiry.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward. They are particularly keen to speak to any persons who were in the Portland Row, Empress Place and Dunne Street areas of Dublin 1 between 1.45am- 2.45am on Wednesday 2nd September 2nd 2020.

They are also appealing to any road users in the area at that time who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) to make it available to them to help with their enquiries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the incident room at Store Street Garda Station on 01 666 8000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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