Man assaulted in Cork city last month dies from injuries
James Duncan was assaulted on 12 September.The 40-year-old man, who has been named locally as James Duncan from Knocknaheeny, died at Cork University Hospital this morning.
A MAN is being questioned by gardaí under mental health regulations after a stand-off in Cork was resolved without injury.
Gardaí cordoned off an area in a housing estate in Farranferris shortly before 10am amid concerns for the welfare of a man in his 20s.
The individual had apparently barricaded himself into a property with family and friends contacting emergency services amid concerns for his welfare.
Uniformed gardaí and a trained negotiator supported by members of the armed Regional Support Unit were deployed in the area.
Public access to the area was restricted as gardaí negotiated with the man.
Two arrested after robbing a man's house and leaving him hospitalised with apparent stab wounds
Two arrested after robbing a man's house and leaving him hospitalised with apparent stab woundsIn the early hours of Sunday morning, the two men allegedly entered a house on Cheery Tree Road in Togher, Co Cork.
The individual eventually allowed access to the property involved and he was arrested.
Local reports indicated the man was in a very distraught condition.
Gardaí brought the man to Gurranabraher Garda Station where he is being assessed under the terms of the Mental Health Act.
No one was injured in the incident.
It is understood the man will be checked by a doctor and psychiatrist as part of his assessment in custody.
Fears unsuccessful 'planned raid' by up to 100 teens in Cork was 'copycat' event - and could happen again .
Fears unsuccessful 'planned raid' by up to 100 teens in Cork was 'copycat' event - and could happen againArmed gardaí and the garda riot squad attended the scene on St Patrick's Street, as dozens of teenagers gathered for what is believed to have been a pre-planned raid on a sports shop in the city centre.