A man is due in court following an alleged assault in Co Louth last night.

A man in his 50s was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda with apparent stab wounds following an incident at a house at Knockbrack Downs in the town at around 9.30pm.

His condition is described as non-life threatening.

The scene at Knockbrack Downs has been sealed off for a forensic examination.

A man in this 20s was arrested at the scene and taken to Drogheda Garda Station where he was later charged.

He is due before Drogheda District Court.