Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Kilkenny Stabbing


Gardai in Kilkenny are questioning a man over the death of a 28 year old woman.

At around 8.30 last night, a man entered the Holland and Barrett store in Market Cross shopping centre and stabbed the woman working there a number of times.

It’s understood that she knew her attacker.

The 28 year old was rushed to St. Luke’s hospital but she died a short time later.

Mairead Moran who was originally from Kilmoganny, had been working at Market Cross for a number of years.

It’s understood gardai located a taxi shortly after the incident which it’s thought took the suspect to Loughboy, about three kilometres from Market Cross.

Gardai arrested a 27 year old man – he’s still being questioned at Kilkenny garda station.

Ms Moran, was from a well known family, who run a local shop in the village of Kilmoganny.

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