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Man Dead After Being Stabbed In Ballyfermot

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A woman has been arrested

A man has died after being stabbed in west Dublin, the incident occured in the early hours of this morning.

Shortly after 2.30am this morning, Gardaí and Emergency Services were called to a flat at Claddagh Court in Ballyfermot.

A man aged in his late 30s was found with an apparent stab wound and treated at the scene, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A woman aged in her late 40s has since been arrested and is currently being held at Clondalkin Garda Station, where she can be questioned for up to 24 hours.

The body of the man remains at the scene, which has been preserved for a forensic and technical exam. The Coroner and Office of the State Pathologist have been notified.

Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.

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