A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with a fatal stabbing in Co Clare in the early hours of Sunday.

Karl Haugh, 25, was taken to University Hospital Limerick after being stabbed in Kilkee at around 1.15am but was later pronounced dead.

Three men were arrested in connection with the incident.

A 21-year-old man was charged in relation to the stabbing last night.

He is due to appear before Ennis District Court this morning.

The two other men have been released without charge.

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.