A 34-year-old man is in a critical condition after being stabbed in the chest in Sligo.

The incident took place at an apartment in Rockwood Parade in Sligo Town.

He is from Cranmore has been airlifted to Galway University Hospital.

Anyone who can assist with this investigation may contact Sligo Garda Station on 071-9157000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.