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Elderly woman arrested after man receives serious stab wounds

NewsBy Shuki Byrne
A woman arrested at the scene is being questioned at Ballyfermot Garda Station
A woman arrested at the scene is being questioned at Ballyfermot Garda Station

An elderly woman has been arrested in connection with a stabbing incident which has left a man in serious condition in hospital.

Gardai were called to the scene at Monksfield Downs in Clondalkin around 6pm yesterday, where they found a man lying on the road outside his home.

He had received serious stab wounds to his abdomen. 

Emergency services were called and the man was rushed to Tallaght Hospital where he is described as being in 'serious' condition. 

A woman, who is also in her 70s, was arrested at the scene and is being questioned at Ballyfermot Garda Station.

She can be questioned for up to 24 hours in relation to the incident. 

Gardai said the scene has been preserved for a technical examination.

They are treating the incident as a domestic issue, they said.