Irishman critically after stabbing in Perth, Australia

A 21-year-old Irishman is believed to be in a critical condition after he was stabbed in Perth, Australia.

Australian media reported that the man was stabbed in the neck during a row in the Scarborough area.

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is providing consular assistance to the man's family.

A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident and is due in court on Tuesday.