Special court sitting over alleged Longford stabbing

A juvenile remains has been charged in connection with alleged a stabbing in Longford.

A 19-year-old man received stab wounds after the incident in the Springlawn area, just off the Ballinalee Road, at about 5.20pm on Wednesday.

He was brought to Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar with serious injuries and has since been transferred to St James Hospital in Dublin.

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A juvenile was charged last night for a Section 3 assault and possession of an offensive weapon and will appear at a special court sitting in Mullingar this morning.