A man has been arrested this afternoon in connection with the death of Rita Apine.

The 29-year-old Latvian died after sustaining serious injuries in her home in Freshford, Co Kilkenny, last Sunday.

She was found at the foot of stairs in a house at Bridge Street with serious injuries.

Gardaí are investigating if she received injuries prior to an apparent fall.

The suspect, in his early 30s, is being questioned by detectives at Carlow Garda Station.