Youth due back in court next week after being charged with alleged Longford stabbing

A youth is due back in court again next week after appearing in front of a judge this morning charged with an alleged stabbing incident in Longford this week.

The 17-year-old appeared at a special sitting of Mullingar District court this morning following an incident in which a 19-year-old man suffered stab wounds on Wednesday evening in Longford town.

The teenager was denied bail and was remanded in custody to appear before Longford District court next Tuesday.