Four more arrests over fatal stabbing at Oliver Bond flats

Detention of four males brings to nine the number held over death of Lorcan O’Reilly

Four more people have been arrested in connection with to the fatal stabbing of a young man at the Oliver Bond Street flats in Dublin on Halloween night.

Lorcan O’Reilly (21) died while reportedly attempting to break up a fight outside the flat complex shortly before 2.45am on November 1st.

Mr O’Reilly sustained serious stab wounds and was taken to St James’s Hospital for treatment but was later pronounced dead.

Nine people in total have been arrested in connection with the death.


On Monday, five other people, three men and two women were arrested and questioned at a number of Dublin Garda stations. The five are all aged in their late teens or early twenties. They were released without charged.

An incident room was established at Kevin Street Garda station after the death and gardaí conducted door-to-door enquiries in the area.

Mr O’Reilly has been described by gardaí as “a very respectable young man from a very respectable family”.

Anyone with information is asked to contact gardaí at Kevin Street station, or to call the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.