Man held over fatal knife attack


A man in his early 20s man is being questioned about a fatal stabbing in west Dublin.

The attack happened in Fortlawn Avenue, Blanchardstown, shortly after 1.30am,

The victim, a man in his early 20s, was taken to Connolly Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. 

One man was arrested close to the scene and is being questioned at Blanchardstown Garda station under Section 4 of Criminal Justice Act 1984. He can be questioned for 24 hours under this legislation.

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