Arrest in relation to fatal stabbing in Tallaght

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Gardaí have this afternoon arrested a man on suspicion of murder in connection with yesterday’s fatal assault in Tallaght.

The man, aged in his 20s, was arrested in Dundalk, and is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The post-mortem of the deceased is scheduled to conclude later this afternoon.

A second man in his 50s continues to receive medical attention for non-life threatening injuries sustained during the same incident.

Gardaí say they are continuing to appeal to any persons who may have witnessed the incident or were in the area between 6.30pm and 7.15pm or any passing taxis with dash cam footage to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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