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Two held as man stabbed on street

A man in his 40s was stabbed in an incident at midnight last night.

The incident happened on Shop Street, near the centre of Drogheda, and the victim was rushed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital for treatment.

Two men were arrested in connection with the incident and were today being questioned by gardai. The victim's injuries were not life-threatening and gardai are investigating a motive for the attack.