Gardaí in Dungarvan Co Waterford have confirmed they have arrested an 18 year old man following a stabbing incident in the town over the weekend.
It is understood the young man was arrested after another man received a number of stab wounds during am altercation on Keating Street in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Gardai say the arrest comes after they were alerted to the incident which occurred at approximately 3am.
They also say the victim of the attack was rushed to University Hospital Waterford in critical condition, it is believed the man required surgery and his condition is now described as stable.
Meanwhile the young man is currently being detained at Garda Station.
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