Garda being treated in hospital after being attacked by group of men in Dublin

Two men were arrested following the incident in Dundrum in the early hours of the morning

Garda being treated in hospital after being attacked by group of men in Dublin

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A garda is being treated in hospital after he was attacked by a group of men in the early hours of this morning in Dundrum in South County Dublin.

The incident occurred at around 6am.

The garda and colleague were giving chase to two men after a suspected stolen car was abandoned in Ballinteer.

It is understood the garda, who is in his 30s, suffered serious injuries after he was stabbed by up to seven men.

He remains in a serious condition in St James's Hospital in Dublin.

Two men - aged 18 and 20 - were arrested a short time later.

They will appear in Dun Laoghaire District court next month charged with road traffic offences and public order offences.