Woman injured in alleged Arklow assault has died

Nadine Lott is in her early 30s and was injured in the early hours of Saturday morning

A woman who was taken to hospital after an alleged assault in Arklow, Co Wicklow, over the weekend has died.

Nadine Lott, who was in her early 30s, suffered serious injuries early on Saturday morning. The mother of one was taken to St Vincent's Hospital in Dublin. The Garda Press Office has confirmed she died on Tuesday.

Ms Lott was from Arklow, and it is understood she studied beauty therapy .

Daniel Murtagh (32), Melrose Avenue, Clondalkin, Dublin, was arrested on Monday afternoon at Wicklow Garda station by Det Gda Darren Hall and was taken before Bray District Court on Monday in connection with the alleged incident.


Det Gda Hall told the court Mr Murtagh said “sorry” in response to a charge of assault causing harm to Ms Lott.

Mr Murtagh was represented by solicitor Pádraig O'Donovan. Judge David Kennedy granted legal aid but refused bail, and he remanded Mr Murtagh in custody to appear at Cloverhill Court on Thursday, December 19th.

Colm Keena

Colm Keena

Colm Keena is an Irish Times journalist. He was previously legal-affairs correspondent and public-affairs correspondent