Man detained following fatal stabbing in Galway City

A garda on duty at the house at Cardinal Cushing Road in Mervue. PHOTOS: Enda Cunningham

Gardai are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man overnight in Galway City.

The incident happened at a house in Mervue at around 4am. IMG_8490

it is understood a row broke out between two males at the property on Cardinal Cushing Road and one man suffered stab wounds, from which he died. He is believed to have been in his late 30s.

A man in his mid 60s has been arrested and is currently being questioned at Galway Garda Station. The house remains cordoned off as forensic investigations continue and the State Pathologist’s office has been notified.