A man in his sixties was admitted to hospital after a stabbing in a house in South -Dublin tonight.
The incident occurred in the Rutland Grove area of Crumlin around 8 pm.
It is understood that the victim was approached by a lonely man, who stabbed him before he left the scene in the victim's car.
Gardai was alerted to the incident and searches are currently being carried out in the south-city area.
Sources have told Independent.ie that Gardai has identified a suspect in the attack.