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Court Hears Children Screamed 'We're Going to Die' During Dublin Knife Incident

The court heard the 38-year-old threatened a woman with her baby and told her to f*** off .

A court’s heard children became hysterical and said ‘we’re going to die’ when they saw a man brandishing a knife in Dublin’s city centre .

A man’s appeared in court charged with the incident which happened yesterday on Parnell Square.

The court heard it would be alleged yesterday morning at 8.42 the accused man, Oisin Peavoy, of Granby Row in Dublin 1, was brandishing a knife and acting in an erratic manner on Parnell Square.

The court heard the 38-year-old threatened a woman with her baby and told her to f*** off .

It would then be alleged he blocked a coach full of kids - aged between 6 and 12 – who were leaving a creche.

Some became hysterical and two children could be heard saying ‘we’re going to die’.

Thirty five minutes later on Gardiner Street Upper it would be alleged the accused man went to a different bus with children on it and pointed at a knife in a sheath in his belt.

The Judge said the accused man is a danger to the public in his present state.

He remanded Oisin Peavoy in custody for a week and directed medical assistance.

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