Man injured after alleged iron-bar assault at Rooskey

Gardaí are investigating after an alleged assault on a man in his twenties at Rooskey last week.

The man alleges he was hit with an iron bar and received up to 15 stitches on his head as a result of the incident, while it is also understood he suffered chest and leg injuries.

It’s believed the alleged incident occurred at the Knockhall area of the village, last Thursday, January 3rd.


The man was initially brought to Sligo University Hospital and later to Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar for treatment on his injuries.

Castlerea gardaí have confirmed they are investigating the incident.