A Woman Has Died After Being Attacked With A Sword

It happened in west Dublin

The incident happened in Blanchardstown just before midday.

The woman, in her 60s, was assaulted in her own home in the Willow Wood area.

A man, who was known to the victim, has been arrested and is being questioned at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

A number of Gardai, including members of the Armed Support Unit, were involved in making the arrest and investigations are ongoing.

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