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Killarney Gardaí say they are aware of an alleged assault on the former Bishop of Kerry Bill Murphy.

Bishop of Kerry, Dr Bill Murphy

The incident took place on August 6th on a Killarney – Dublin train.

A spokesperson for the Diocese of Kerry says the unfortunate incident has been reported to the Gardaí.

A man in his 30s is alleged to have approached Bishop Murphy and punched him in the face.

A statement from the Diocese says the incident has also been brought to the Designated Liaison Person for Safeguarding Children in the Diocese of Kerry.