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Woman dies after Dundalk stabbing

The stabbing happened at about 2.45pm, police said. Credit: PA

A woman in her 30s has died after a stabbing in Dundalk, Co Louth.

She was attacked in the Linen Hall Street area on Tuesday afternoon and was pronounced dead in hospital a short time later.

A man in his 40s has been arrested in connection with the Garda investigation.

Police said the scene has been preserved for a technical and forensic examination and the state pathologist and coroner have been notified.

A post-mortem on the woman is due to be carried out in due course.