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29 Sept 2022

BREAKING NEWS: Two men charged in connection with fatal assault in which Offaly man lost his life

The two men arrested in connection with the fatal assault incident on Church Street in Athlone on Saturday, August 13 have been charged.

One man is aged in his 30s while the other is in his late teens.
 
They are set to appear before a special sitting of Mullingar District Court this evening, Sunday, August 14 at 9pm.

Gardaí in Athlone are continuing to investigate all the circumstances of the public order incident that occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning at Church Street, Athlone which resulted in the death of Paul Connolly.

A post mortem has been completed, the results of which are not being released for operational reasons.

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