Two further arrests over fatal Tallaght attack

Dale Creighton died in hospital after being assaulted on New Year’s Day

Gardaí at a pedestrian bridge at Priorsgate, in Tallaght, where Dale Creighton was assaulted in New Year’s Day. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí at a pedestrian bridge at Priorsgate, in Tallaght, where Dale Creighton was assaulted in New Year’s Day. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Sat, Jan 4, 2014, 13:45

Two men have been arrested over the death of Dale Creighton, who died in hospital after being assaulted in Tallaght, west Dublin on New Year’s Day.

A total of 10 people have now been arrested in connection with Mr Creighton’s death.

Mr Creighton, who was 20, died on Thursday from injuries received in an alleged assault on a pedestrian bridge at Priorsgate, St Dominic’s Road, Tallaght, at about 4am on New Year’s Day.

A man in his 20s was arrested in Tallaght late last night, while another man in his 20s was arrested in the area this afternoon. They are being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Tallaght Garda station.

Another man, aged 20, remains in custoday at Tallaght Garda station, while two other men, aged 21 and 15, were due in court this morning.

An 18-year-old man who was being questioned by gardaí about the incident

was released without charge last nitght,

Four people have been before the courts in relation to his death.

Strict bail conditions were imposed on Ross Callery (20), of Westpark Estate, Tallaght, who was charged with violent disorder, and James Reid (23) of Homelawn Crescent, Tallaght, who was charged with producing a knife during a violent disorder.

Both defendants appeared before Judge John O’Neill at the Dublin District Court in separate arraignments yesterday.

Graham Palmer (24), with an address at Homelawn Road, and Aisling Burke (20) of Bolbrook Grove, Tallaght, were both charged with violent disorder when they appeared in court on Thursday.

All four defendants were granted bail and remanded until January 16th.

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