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# Stabbing

This week
26th March 2023 - 1st April 2023
# Limerick
Two men in critical condition after stabbings in Limerick
A man in his 20s and a man in his 40s were found with stab wounds in Thomondgate in the early hours of this morning.
Last week
19th March 2023 - 1st April 2023
# Leeds
17-year-old stabbed to death at UK house party
West Yorkshire Police have launched a murder inquiry following the death of the teenager in Leeds.
Last month
March 2023
# Murder Investigation
Schoolgirls confess to fatal stabbing of 12-year-old in Germany
The victim, who was known to the girls, went missing on Saturday afternoon after leaving a friend’s house near the town of Freudenberg.
# Kilkenny
Man (60s) charged over fatal attack of his son in Kilkenny on Monday night
Zbigniew Besnarczyk appeared in front of Carlow District Court this afternoon.
This year
# Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Student arrested after fatally stabbing teacher in the middle of lesson at French school
French President Emmanuel Macron said he was “extremely upset” by the attack.
# Santry
Man hospitalised with serious injuries following apparent stabbing incident in Dublin
Shortly after 8:15pm last night, gardaí and emergency services attended at Shanliss Way, Santry, following reports of an assault.
# Northumberland
Boy, 16, charged with murder over fatal stabbing of teenage girl in UK
Holly Newton, 15, was found injured in Hexham on Friday afternoon and later died in hospital.
# Drimnagh
Man recently released from prison for attack on garda arrested following house party stabbing
The man was released from custody in August of 2022.
# Court
Teen who stabbed 16-year-old in Liffey Valley carpark sentenced to three years
Without medical intervention there was a strong possibility the boy could have died from the seven stab wounds, the judge said.
# Gardaí
Man charged over fatal stabbing in Finglas on Friday
The man was arrested on Friday and is due to appear before Blanchardstown District Court tomorrow morning.
# Killarney
Eight men appear in court over public order incident at Direct Provision centre
Eight accused appeared before the court all charged with violent disorder.
# Kerry
Two men arrested after stabbing at Direct Provision centre in Killarney
Four men were injured in the incident and treated in hospital.
Last year
# Murder
Man dies after St Stephen's Day stabbing in Birmingham nightclub
Local police said hundreds of people were in attendance at the nightclub at the time and urged any witnesses to come forward.
# London
Murders of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London are linked, police say
London police believe a dark coloured SUV may be involved.
# Tralee
Relative in Kerry court charged with murder of Thomas Dooley in Tralee
The accused is also charged with causing serious harm to Siobhan Dooley, wife of the deceased man.
# Belgium
Belgian police officer killed in knife attack in Brussels
Anti-terror prosecutors have taken charge of the inquiry.
# Dublin
Woman arrested in connection with stabbing incident in Ballyfermot released without charge
A man was found with an apparent stab wound in a flat in Claddagh Court in Dublin shortly after 2.30am on Tuesday.
# Alive
Arsenal's Pablo Mari ‘lucky’ to be alive and feeling 'fine' after being stabbed in Milan
The 29-year-old Spaniard has undergone successful surgery on his back after becoming a victim of the attack.
# dean kerrie
Youth who stabbed and killed fisherman jailed for three-and-a-half years
The incident happened in Waterford in 2018.
# Clarecastle
Ukrainian girl stabbed multiple times is 'out of danger' but will remain in hospital
The girl’s mother was found unconscious at the scene and was brought to University Hospital Limerick.
# Saskatchewan
At least 10 people dead, 15 others wounded in Canada stabbing rampage
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called the attacks “horrific and heartbreaking”.
# salman rushdie
Salman Rushdie’s attacker ‘surprised’ to learn of the author’s survival
Hadi Matar said Rushdie was ‘someone who attacked Islam’ but did not confirm that his actions were driven by Iran’s fatwa.
# Thomas O’Halloran
Arrest made over fatal stabbing of Irish pensioner on mobility scooter in London
A man was arrested in Southall, west London, in the early hours of Thursday.
# New York
Salman Rushdie stabbing – man charged with attempted murder remanded in custody
24-year-old Hadi Matar rushed the stage where Rushdie was about to deliver a lecture and stabbed him in the neck and abdomen.
# Lincolnshire
Man charged in English court with murder of nine-year-old girl
Lilia Valutyte was found stabbed on the street.
# Wicklow
Woman rearrested in Wicklow stabbing death investigation
Juris Viktorovs, 36, was stabbed to death in an incident at a house in Ballyconnell, Shillelagh, County Wicklow on 10 February last.
# Court
Dean Kerrie found guilty of manslaughter of Waterford fisherman
The judge told the jury that an acquittal, or charges of manslaughter, or murder were possible.
# Northern Ireland
Man arrested for early morning Belfast double stabbing
The incidents happened this morning at 1.15am in the Bedford Street and Amelia Street areas of Belfast.
# Fairview
Man stabbed several times during attack in Dublin 3
The man suffered non life-threatening injuries.
# Murder Investigation
PSNI launch murder investigation after man dies in stabbing attack
Four people have been arrested in connection with the killing.
# Norway
At least three injured in ‘random’ stabbing near Oslo
Police have confirmed that the alleged perpetrator has been arrested.
# southwark
Man arrested after four people found stabbed to death in south London
All four people – three women and a man – were pronounced dead at the scene.
# West Belfast
Woman arrested after man stabbed to death in Belfast
A woman has been arrested and is currently in custody assisting with PSNI enquiries.
# Murcia
Irish teacher reportedly stabbed while teaching class in Spain
He is understood to have received non life-threatening injuries.
# Thailand
British man stabbed to death with sickle in Thailand
The alleged attacker was a 22-year-old man and faces a murder charge.
All time
# banteer
Woman left in 'serious' condition following stabbing in Cork
The incident happened before 4.30pm.
# coolock garda station
Man (30s) charged with stabbing incident in Dublin house
A man aged in his 30s sustained “serious” injuries during the incident, Gardaí said.
# Japan
Man dressed as Joker injures at least 17 people in knife attack on Tokyo train
Officers said the man stabbed one person and details of how the other 16 were injured are being investigated.
# Auckland
New Zealand PM says supermarket stabbing was a 'terrorist' attack
Police shot a man dead after he stabbed six people in Auckland.
# Attack
'I don't hate them': Ex-Wallaby Kefu relives traumatic stabbing
The 47-year-old current Tonga coach was rushed to hospital on Monday.