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Arrest and court appearance after Halloween stabbings in Dublin

One man was killed over the weekend and two others were seriously injured.

Updated 8.50am

A MAN HAS been arrested and another man is due in court this morning in relation to two separate stabbings in Dublin over the Halloween weekend.

In the early hours of Sunday morning a 25-year-old man was stabbed at Templeview Avenue in Clarehall and is in serious condition. Two other men sustained minor injuries.

This morning gardaí said an 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with this incident and is being held at Coolock Garda Station.

Stabbing in Beaumont Hospital

A 29-year-old man is also due to appear in court in Swords  over the stabbing of a 19-year-old man in Beaumont hospital on Halloween night.

In the south inner-city, a 21-year-old man was fatally stabbed at a block of flats early Sunday morning. It is reported the young man had been trying to stop a fight that broke out when he was stabbed in the heart.

No arrests have yet been made in connection with his death.

At least four other stabbing incidents over the Halloween weekend are being investigated by gardaí.

Comments have been closed on this article as a person is to be charged.

- With reporting by Michelle Hennessy.

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