Two arrested after couple held hostage

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Two men arrested after a high speed chase in Tallaght on Thursday morning are understood to be responsible for a raid on a elderly couple near Ashford.

The couple in their seventies were held hostage after raiders broke into their house in Kiloughter, Ashford at just before 4am on Thursday morning.

The man was attacked with a hurley while the woman was held in another room.

The raiders got away with cash and a diamond ring.

 

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