Gardaí investigating the death of Thomas Dooley at a funeral in Tralee, Co Kerry, yesterday have arrested a second man.

The man, who is in his early 40s, was arrested this morning in Cork city and has been taken to Tralee Garda Station for questioning.

He is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act and he can be questioned for up to 24 hours.

A man arrested earlier this morning, who is in his 30s, is still being questioned by detectives in Tralee.

He was also arrested in Cork city, in the early hours of this morning.

Thomas Dooley, 43, died after he was attacked while attending a funeral in Tralee. He was a husband and a father from Hazelwood Drive in Killarney.

His wife, who was injured in the attack, is being treated in hospital.

The two had been attending a funeral at Rath Cemetery in Tralee when a fracas broke out.

Mr Dooley was stabbed and fatally injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His wife was also stabbed and seriously injured and is being treated at University Hospital Kerry.

Later today, a post-mortem examination will be conducted on Mr Dooley's body by State Pathologist Dr Sally Anne Collis.

An incident room has been established at Tralee Garda Station, and gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Given the number of people involved in the incident, their investigation is likely to be complex and may be protracted.