Gardaí make arrest after 27-year-old killed in Cork stabbing

A 27-year-old man has been fatally stabbed in the early hours of the morning at a house in Carrigaline, Co Cork.

A 42-year-old man has been arrested by gardaí, following the attack, who is currently detained at Gurranabraher Garda Station.

The 27-year-old man died after sustaining an apparent stab wound to his chest at a property in the Seaview Avenue of the town.

The emergency services were called at about 3.30 am and efforts were made to assist the man. However, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is understood that a man in his seventies also incurred stab wounds and is being treated in hospital.

The 75-year-old man is in serious condition in hospital. Gardaí said that the attack happened in a house in Carrigaline at around 3.30 am on Saturday morning.

He was admitted to Cork University Hospital with serious stab wounds.

Anyone with information on the case should contact gardai in Togher on 021 4947120, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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