A 30-year-old man has died and a second man has been injured after a stabbing incident in Tullamore, Co Offaly.

Gardaí were called to a house in the Kilbride street area of Tullamore after 7am.

There was a dispute in a house and Polish man Grezegorz Guzik was killed in the stabbing incident.

A second person was injured and brought to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore.

A post mortem is being carried out on Mr Guzik's body this evening.

Garda forensic experts have examined the house and gardaí have appealed for the public's assistance.

They would like to hear from anyone who heard or saw anything unusual in the Kilbride Street area yesterday evening or between 6.30am and 8am today.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tullamore Garda Station on 057-9327052, or the Garda Confidential Line.