Three questioned over fatal stabbing in Kilkee, County Clare

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image captionThe stabbing happened in the early hours of Sunday in Kilkee's Marian estate

Three men are being questioned over the fatal stabbing of a man in County Clare in the early hours of Sunday.

The victim, 25-year-old Karl Haugh, was stabbed in a laneway in the Marian estate in Kilkee at about 01:15 local time. He died in hospital.

It is understood a row had broken out and that a number of people were at the scene when the stabbing happened.

The three men who were arrested are all in their 20s. A knife believed to have been used has been recovered.

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