Man and juvenile due in court on charges relating to Falcarragh assault

A man in his 20s and a juvenile are  due in court in Letterkenny later this morning on charges relating to an assault in Falcarragh on St Patrick’s night which has left a local man in a critical condition.

They were arrested yesterday by Gardai investigating an assault on 47 year-old Patrick McLaughlin on Falcarragh's Main Street in the early hours Monday morning.

Mr McLaughlin was struck once and suffered a severe head injury  - he remains in a critical condition in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital