Belfast Telegraph

40-year-old man dies after New Year's Eve stabbing

A man has been stabbed to death in Co Cavan.

The 40-year-old was fatally injured on New Year's Eve in Ballyjamesduff.

The incident happened at around 11pm on Dublin Street.

The injured man was taken to Cavan General Hospital but died on New Year's Day morning.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place later on Monday.

The scene on Dublin Street has been preserved for a Garda forensic examination.

Gardai have appealed for anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident to come forward.

The dead man was a Polish national.

Gardai have contacted his family in Poland.

Detectives made a specific appeal to anyone who was driving on the Dublin Road between 10.30pm and 12am on New Year's Eve who had a dashcam in operation.

They also urged members of the local Polish community who may have information to come forward.

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