A 21-year-old man is due to appear in court tomorrow charged in connection with a stabbing incident in Drogheda, Co Louth.

A 16-year-old boy was seriously injured in the attack which happened as he was walking home from school yesterday.

The boy is said to be in a stable condtion in hospital this evening.

Gardaí say the man is to be brought before a sitting of Drogheda District Court in the morning.