Man (23) dies following stabbing in Co Clare

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident

Man (23) dies following stabbing in Co Clare

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A 23-year-old man has died following a stabbing incident in the early hours of this morning in Co Clare.

The attack took place in Shannon at around 2am.

Gardaí say an altercation took place between a number of men at the Shannon Knights Night Club in Tullyvarraga.

Two men were injured and taken to University Hospital Limerick.

One of the men was pronounced dead a short time later.

The injuries of the second man, who is 22, are not believed to be lift threatening.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, and is being held at Shannon Garda Station.

The scene of the altercation has been preserved for a technical examination.

Gardaí say they would particularly like to speak to anyone who was in the Shannon Knights Night Club last night, the 17th/18th of March.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is being asked contact Shannon Garda Station on 061-365-900, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.