Two men injured in Inis Mór incident

Tuesday 12 November 2013 22.36
The injured men were brought to Galway on separate flights
The injured men were brought to Galway on separate flights

Two men were airlifted to Galway University Hospital after an incident on Inis Mór this afternoon.

A 47-year-old man is in a critical but stable condition after he sustained stab wounds in the incident.

A second man, aged 67 and who is a resident of Inis Mór, is said to have non life-threatening injuries.

Gardaí say an altercation broke out on a public road in Kilronan at around 1pm.

The men were brought to hospital in Galway on separate flights, with one of them accompanied by a Garda.  

Gardaí in Kilronan are investigating the incident and no arrests have been made.