Woman stabbed on grounds of Ennis school transferred to Cork hospital

A 22-year-old woman remains in custody

A woman (22) is being questioned in connection with the incident in Ennis, Co Clare, in which a woman sustained stab wounds. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien/The Irish Times

A woman (22) is being questioned in connection with the incident in Ennis, Co Clare, in which a woman sustained stab wounds. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien/The Irish Times

 

A woman who suffered a "life threatening" injuries following a stabbing on the grounds of a primary school in Ennis, Co Clare, has been transferred to Cork University Hospital.

Her condition is reported to be stable. The 23-year-old victim was stabbed a number of times during an incident in the Station Road/Friar's Walk area of Ennis at about 5.05pm yesterday.

She was taken to the Midwestern Regional Hospital for treatment before being transferred to Cork yesterday evening.

A 22-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident and is being questioned at Ennis Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

A technical examination was carried out at the scene by gardaí yesterday evening.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Ennis Garda station on (065) 6848100 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111.