An investigation is under way after a man in his 20s was seriously injured in a stabbing in Dundalk, Co Louth.

Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses following the incident, which occurred in the Oakland Park area at around 10.20pm last night.

The man was stabbed three times.

He is being treated at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda for serious, but non-life threatening, injuries.