A man in his 50s has been arrested in relation to the stabbing which occurred in Dundalk last Saturday night.
The incident, which occurred between
The 34-year-old victim subsequently rushed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda and has since undergone surgery. He remains in a serious but stable condition.
"We believe the incident stemmed from an altercation between the victim and another man and that is our central line of enquiry," a Garda spokesman told The Democrat.
"We urge anyone with information to that end, or those who were in the Dublin Road area of Dundalk on Saturday between