Sarah McNally

Longford Woman Stabbed to Death in Queens

In a grim replay of a violent crime six months ago a young Irish woman has been stabbed to death in New York City by a man she had been romantically involved with.

Sarah McNally from County Longford was a “sweet, innocent girl” from Ireland whose boyfriend attacked her, police sources and witnesses told The New York Post.

McNally's death was being reported Monday in a range of Irish media outlets as well as in New York.

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Added the Post report: McNally, 41, who lived in Glendale, died on the floor of the Ceili House pub on Grand Avenue in Maspeth after the 6:30 p.m. assault left her bleeding from stab wounds to her neck, police sources said.

It’s not clear what sparked the slaying.

But the Post reported sources saying that McNally’s boyfriend — with whom she’d been living for several months — "barged in, knifed her, then tried to leave the hole-in-the-wall bar."

Continued the Post report: "The victim had been working at the bar less than a year, a local said.

“She was an innocent!” he said.

The resident said the street has its issues, including druggies and their dealers.

“It’s been getting worse and worse,” he said.

The stabbing is the second violent incident in Queens involving an Irish woman in a matter of months. In October of last year, Denise Morgan, a 39-year-old restaurant worker and mother of one from County Louth, was killed by her former partner.

Morgan, from Tullyallen, Drogheda, died of a gunshot wound on October 21 at her home. Her boyfriend, Joed Taveras (33), was also found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.