A man who was stabbed to the head in the back of the head with a golf club while trying to save his own life has died at a hospital in Dublin.
The man’s family said the victim was a 10-year-old boy.
The boy died in hospital at around 8pm.
A post mortem examination has been ordered.
He was pronounced dead at around 11pm.
He is the third person to die at a home this year.
Another boy, a 12-year old boy, was stabbed on February 1 in another part of the Dublin city centre.
Two people, a man and a woman, have been charged with murder.
Police said they were investigating the incident.
The deceased was a family member of a neighbour who lives in the house.
A house is pictured in the same area of Dublin city as a family.