Man arrested in connection with fatal Killorglin assault

A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal assault in Killorglin.

He is being held at Killarney Garda Station.

Around 2.40 on Sunday morning last, Stephen O’Connor from Glencar was assaulted outside a fast food outlet at the Square in Killorglin.

The 32-year-old was taken to University Hospital Kerry and was transferred to Cork University Hospital where he died on Monday.

A post-mortem examination has been completed but Gardaí will not release details for operational reasons.

Gardaí arrested a man in his 20’s this morning in the county; he has been detained under Section 4 of The Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Killarney Garda Station.

Gardaí say the family of the late Stephen O’Connor, who is being laid to rest tomorrow, are asking for privacy at this time.