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Gardai probe fatal stabbing

A MURDER investigation was under way today after a man was stabbed to death in Tullamore, Co Offaly.

Gardai were called to a house in the Kilbride Street area of the town just after 7am. It is understood that a stabbing took place during a dispute in a two-storey house. A Polish native was killed and a second man was injured. He was rushed to the Midland's Regional Hospital.

The area has now been sealed off and the state pathologist has been requested to come to the scene.