Tom Niland, severely injured in Sligo burglary last year, dies

Incident in Co Sligo last January left Tom Niland on life support with severe injuries

A man who was severely injured in a burglary last year has died.

Tom Niland, who was in his 70s, was injured during a burglary of his home near Skreen in Co Sligo in January 2022.

The burglary left Mr Niland on life support with severe injuries.

Gardaí confirmed he died on Saturday morning.


A spokesman said: “May he rest in peace. The family of Tom Niland have appealed for their privacy at this time.”

Three men had been charged in relation to the incident. – PA