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Men arrested in connection with Castlecomer stabbing released without charge

Three men arrested in connection with a stabbing in Castlecomer over the weekend have been released without charge.

A young man was seriously injured in the incident that happened shortly before 7 o’clock on Saturday evening.

A file is being prepared for the DPP.

The 22-year-old man remains in a critical condition at St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny this morning.

GardaĆ­ were called to the scene on Love Lane in Castlecomer at around 7 o’clock on Saturday evening, where the young man was discovered with stab wounds.

Three men – two in their 30s and one in his 40s – were arrested in connection with the stabbing and were taken to Kilkenny Garda Station.

However, they were released without charge yesterday.

GardaĆ­ are anxious to speak with anybody who was in the Love Lane area of Castlecomer on Saturday night, or anyone with information to contact them on 056-7775000.

Investigations are ongoing.