A man in his 40s has been arrested by gardaí after a man in his 70s was fatally stabbed this morning in Clonsilla, Dublin at approximately 5:55am.
Gardaí responded to reports of an assault that took place in the Whitechapel Road area of Clonsilla.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
A man, aged in his 40s, barricaded himself inside a nearby house where he was later arrested.
Nobody else was inside the house at the time.
Investigations are ongoing.