A man aged 20 was stabbed to death in Swords on Thursday night around 9pm. The incident happened in St. Cronans Estate
near Barckinstown. The man has been named as James Joyce from St. Cronans Estate. Garda sealed off the area last night and
began a search for the knife. This morning the Swords Garda arrested a man aged 22 and brought him to Swords Garda Station
for questioning. The Garda were already in St. Cronans dealing with youths from the area earlier in the evening.
St. Cronans is a well established area of Swords, it's a County Council estate built in the 1970s.
violent deaths from Swords include the baseball attack on a man on Main Street in 2013 see news section