A man in his 40s is being questioned by gardaí in connection with a fatal stabbing in Co Wicklow.

Gardaí were called to a house at The Crescent, Meadowvale in Arklow at around 12.30am where a man in his 30s was found with apparent stab wounds.

He was taken to St Vincent’s University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The arrested man is being detained at Arklow Garda Station.

The scene in Arklow remains sealed off and gardaí have appealed to witnesses to contact Arklow Garda Station on 0402-26320 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.