Man arrested following suspected machete attack outside Blarney

Gardaí have arrested a man after another man in his 20s was attacked with a suspected machete outside Blarney.

The attack happened at Riverview Estate in Tower at around 1:30pm yesterday.

The victim sustained a serious head wound and was taken to Cork University Hospital.

A man in his early 20s was later arrested in the city and taken to Mayfield Garda Station for questioning.

He has since been released and a file will be prepared for the DPP.

It’s the second such attack in Cork in two days after a man was treated for a head wound after he was assaulted with a suspected hatchet in Mayfield on Sunday night.

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