Man dies after being stabbed in County Cavan apartment

A man has died following a stabbing in County Cavan.

It is understood two men forced their way into an apartment in Connolly Court around midnight on Saturday and stabbed the man before leaving.

The state pathologist's office has been notified and a forensic examination of the apartment and surrounding area is due to get under way shortly.

It is understood the victim was in his early 40s and a foreign national and only arrived in Ireland a few days ago.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.