A man has died after a stabbing incident in Limerick city.

Gardaí were called to an apartment in the Mount Kennett complex on Dock Road at around 2am after reports that a man had been stabbed.

Patrick Redmond, 65, was brought to University Hospital Limerick where he was later pronounced dead.

The man who was separated was originally from Dublin.

An appeal has been made for witnesses or anyone who can assist with the investigation to contact them at Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212400.