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Man in his 70s in serious condition after stabbing; woman (70s) arrested

A WOMAN in her 70s is being questioned by gardai after a stabbing incident which has left a man in his 70s in a serous condition in hospital.

The incident happened in Clondalkin in west Dublin last night.

The woman is known to the man, and she can be questioned for up to 24 hours.

It is understood that gardai were called to the Monksfield Downs area of Clondalkin at approximately 6pm last night. The man - who had been stabbed in the stomach - was found lying on the ground outside his home.

He is currently being treated in Tallaght Hospital.

GardaĆ­ are treating the attack as a domestic incident.

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