A 16-year-old boy has been stabbed to death in Dublin’s north inner city.
Named locally as Josh Dunne, the teenager died of his injuries in hospital, after a row in East Wall.
It happened at around nine o’clock last night.
Tributes have been paid to Josh, who has been described as a very talented young footballer:
Everyone at Bohemians is devastated to learn of the death of Bohs-SKB player Josh Dunne in tragic circumstances.
Josh was a talented young footballer who will be sadly missed by former team-mates and coaches.
We extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends. ❤️🖤🧡 pic.twitter.com/g3vWoKhkQd
— Bohemian FC 🔴⚫ (@bfcdublin) January 27, 2021
A post mortem exam is being carried out on his body.
Another 16-year-old boy was seriously injured and a man in his 20s was also hurt in last night's incident.
They are still receiving treatment in hospital.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone who was in the East Wall Road/ East Road area between 9:00pm and 9:40pm last night to come forward.