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Woman in 70s fights for life after Dublin 'stabbing'

A woman aged in her 70s is fighting for life after an apparent stabbing, gardai said.

Officers were called to the scene in Oranmore Road, Ballyfermot, west Dublin, at around 9.30am on New Year's Day.

The victim was taken to St James Hospital with "apparent stab wounds", a Garda spokesman said.

"Her condition is described as critical," he added.

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

Gardai said they are treating the apparent stabbing as an assault causing harm incident.

They have appealed for witnesses.

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