Investigation launched into fatal stabbing of man, 25, in Co. Clare

An investigation is underway following a fatal incident in Co Clare in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A 25-year-old man has died after he was stabbed in the Marion Estate in Kilkee in Co Clare at around 1.15am.

The man was taken to University Hospital Limerick but was later pronounced dead.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the investigation and is currently being held at Kilrush Garda Station.

The scene at Kilkee has been preserved for a technical examination and the Garda Technical Bureau are scheduled to attend later this morning.

Gardaí at Kilrush, Co Clare have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at 065 9080550, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.