Five men arrested in connection with fatal assault of Dylan McCarthy 2 months ago

Five men arrested in connection with fatal assault of Dylan McCarthy

The men are all aged in their 20s.

Five men have been arrested on Tuesday morning (27 September) in connection with the death of Dylan McCarthy.

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The men, all aged in their 20s, are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at multiple Garda Stations in Co. Kildare.

The arrests were made in part of an ongoing investigation into the serious assault in Monasterevin on 21 August.

McCarthy, who was 29 years old, was found unresponsive at the scene and taken to Tallaght University Hospital.

He was pronounced dead the following Monday (22 August).

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His father, aged in his 50s, was treated for serious injuries at Tallaght University Hospital as well.

Investigations are ongoing.

Three men had been arrested in connection with the incident earlier in the month.