Castleblayney teenager Kym Owens is out of hospital

Castleblayney teenager Kym Owens is out of hospital after being attacked last year.

The 18 year old was found unconscious and seriously injured on a footpath in the Moyglare Abbey estate in Maynooth, County Kildare on November 20th.

The incident occurred after Kym left a bus which she had been travelling on after visiting her family in Castleblayney.

She was put in an induced coma for more than two months after the incident which left her with broken teeth, a broken nose, fractured eye sockets and a dislocated jaw.

Gardai have confirmed that Kym has been discharged from hospital and that the investigation into the circumstances of the attack is continuing.