Actor Barry Keoghan hospitalised following assault in Co. Galway 1 year ago

Actor Barry Keoghan hospitalised following assault in Co. Galway

The 28 year-old actor received treatment for non-life-threatening injuries at Galway University Hospital.

Irish actor Barry Keoghan was hospitalised, after reportedly sustaining injuries in an assault in Galway city last weekend.


The Dunkirk actor was found outside the G Hotel in the early hours last Sunday with serious facial injuries.

Gardaí attended the scene and an ambulance took him to Galway University Hospital where he received treatment for his injuries. He was later released.

No arrests were made in connection with the incident, but enquiries continue.

A spokesperson for the Gardaí said: "Gardaí did attend an incident at a hotel in the Wellpark area of Galway City on Sunday August 15, 2021 after 3.30am.


"An ambulance was also called and a man in his 20s was treated for non life-threatening injuries. Enquiries are ongoing. No arrests have been made."

The incident comes just days after Irish Olympian Jack Woolley was hospitalised following a "random assault" in Dublin.

Barry first gained national acclaim for his performance as Wayne on RTE's Love/Hate in 2013.


In 2014, he was cast in '71, which also starred Jack O'Connell.

Following on from that, he played George Mills in the blockbuster Dunkirk and then played Martin Lang in The Killing of A Sacred Dear, which also starred Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell.

Barry earned two IFTAs for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in Dunkirk and The Killing of A Sacred Dear.

Since then, he's appeared in Black '47,  American Animals and 2019 TV series Chernobyl.


More recently, Barry filmed the new Marvel film Eternals, which also stars Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and Kit Harringron.

The film is set to be released shortly.