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.