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Man arrested after woman (30s) dies in stabbing incident overnight in Dublin

The scene remains closed off and a number of traffic diversions are in place.

Road closures on Bridgefoot Street this morning following the incident
Road closures on Bridgefoot Street this morning following the incident
Image: Stephen McDermott via TheJournal.ie

A MAN HAS been arrested after a woman died following a stabbing incident in Dublin city centre overnight. 

The woman, who is in her 30s, received a number of injuries in an apartment in the Bonham Street area of Dublin 8 at around 3.40am. 

It is understood it was a stabbing incident. 

She was taken to St James’ Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later. 

A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the incident. He is currently detained in Kevin Street Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. 

The scene remains closed off. Currently, Bridgefoot Street, Usher Island and Usher Street are closed off and a number of traffic diversions are in place.

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