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Michael Gannon dies after stabbing in Skerries

A 55-year-old man has died after he was stabbed at a house in County Dublin.

Michael Gannon was attacked at the front door of the property while minding his grandchildren, according to the Irish state broadcaster, RTÉ.

The stabbing took place at the house that is believed to belong to his daughter in Mourne Park, Skerries, shortly after 18:00 GMT on Thursday.

Police said a man in his late 20s was arrested nearby, shortly after the discovery of Mr Gannon's body.