Gardaí began a murder investigation after a man was stabbed fatally at O & # 39; Connell Street in Dublin early this morning.
A large part of the street is closed today after the attack that occurred around 1h40.
The victim was taken to Mater Hospital with stab wounds, but was pronounced dead shortly after.
It is understood that he walked a distance after being attacked. The age of man is not yet known.
The street is closed in both directions from the intersection with Cathal Brugha Street, to the intersection with Henry Street.
A large part of the O & # 39; Connell Street is closed this morning after a man was stabbed overnight. Bus services and impacted moons. pic.twitter.com/aHDvQmLWUR
– Kacey O & # 39; Riordan (@KaceyORiordan) June 11, 2019
Traffic continues heavy, approaching North Quays' O & # 39; Connell St, while Marlborough Street reopened.
The Dublin Bus reported that services can not access the O & # 39; Connell Street in both directions.
Northbound buses are using Westmorland Street to Eden Quay to Gardiner Street and Parnell Street for the normal route.
Southern Buses are using Parnell Square East, Gardiner Street and back to normal route on Dolier Street.
The services of the Luas Green Line are not running between the St Stephen's Green and Dominick stops. Customers have been advised that Luas tickets are valid on the Dublin Bus routes that serve this line.
The Red Line is operating normally.
Gardaí is appealing to anyone with information or anyone who was on the O? Connell Street in the early hours of this morning to contact them at the Store St Garda station at 016668000, Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or at any station Garda.