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Police investigate a famous Irish sports star over an alleged sexual assault

Police are investigating a famous Irish sports star over an alleged sexual assault on a young woman in a pub in Dublin.

The alleged incident took place in West Dublin at around 9pm on Friday evening. The woman is understood to have made a complaint the following morning. 

Irish police confirmed to Dublin Live that they are investigating the alleged incident, but that no arrests have been made.

 Police are investigating a famous Irish sports star over an alleged sexual assault in a pub in Dublin

They said in a statement: 'Gardaí in Crumlin are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a woman that occurred, Friday 11th October, 2019 at approximately 9pm on Drimnagh Road, Dublin 12.

'Investigations are ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time.'

It is understood the same sports star is being investigated over an alleged rape of a married woman at a hotel in Dublin in December 2018, according to Dublin Live. 

A file on that investigation is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosections. 

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