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Man stabbed to death at house in Clare

Another man was found stabbed near the house but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Image: Julien Behal/PA Wire

AN INVESTIGATION IS underway after a 31-year-old man died and another man was stabbed during an incident a a house in Clare overnight.

A row is believed to have broken out at the house at Sandfield Mews in Ennis at around 1am.

The 31-year-old received serious stab wounds and was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick, but died on the journey to the hospital.

Shortly afterwards a 39-year-old man was found near the scene of the incident with injuries which Gardaí said were not thought to be lfie threatening. The man, who was also involved in the incident at the house, was also brought to University Hospital Limerick.

Three men have been arrested in connection with the incident and are being held at Ennis and Shannon Garda Stations.

The scene has been preserved for a Garda technical examination and the State Pathologist is expected on the scene later today.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses or anyone with any information to contact the incident room at Ennis on 065 6848100, the Garda Confidential Lineo n 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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