Irish man dies following stabbing in Australia

The 30-year-old man is believed to have received injuries to his neck

An Irish man has died following a stabbing incident in Australia.

It is understood the 30-year-old man received injuries to his neck.

The Department of Foreign Affairs say they are aware of the case and are providing consular assistance.

According to New South Wales Police, an incident took place at 12.20am local time on Saturday morning.

An altercation is believed to have taken place at a house in west Sydney.

Police were called to the premises and they found a man with a stab wound to the neck. He died at the scene.

A 35-year-old man and 25-year-old woman were arrested and are assisting police with their inquiries.

The scene is being examined by forensic officers.