Gardaí in Coolock are investigating a stabbing incident at Snowdrop Walk, Darndale, in the early hours of this morning.

Gardaí received a call regarding a disturbance in the area just after midnight.

On arrival, they found a 20-year-old man in a house with a number of stab wounds. He was removed to Beaumont Hospital.

A 24-year-old man was arrested nearby and is now detained at Coolock Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The wounds inflicted are described as non-life threatening.