A 30-year-old man has been arrested after a 93-year-old man was stabbed in Co Louth.
At around 2:50pm on Saturday, Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene at Sandy Lane in Blackrock.
The elderly man was stabbed a number of times following a row with another man.
The injured man was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, where his condition is described as stable.
A technical and forensic examination of the scene is underway.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses - and are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the area of Sandy Lane or the nearby Community Centre between 2.00pm and 3.00pm on Saturday - to contact them.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dundalk Garda station on 042-9388-400 or the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111.
The man was arrested in the Dundalk area late on Saturday night, and is being detained at Dundalk Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
The investigation is ongoing.