A woman has died after being attacked with a sword in west Dublin.
The incident happened in Blanchardstown just before midday on Sunday.
The woman, aged in her 60s, was assaulted in her own home in the Willow Wood area.
A man, who was known to the victim, has been arrested and is being questioned at Blanchardstown Garda station.
A number of Gardaí, including members of the Armed Support Unit, were involved in making the arrest.
Investigations are ongoing.