At three points the Irish town of Dundalk armed Arab who attacked passers-by.
According to the RTE website.ie, the 24-year-old tourist from Japan was killed with a knife in the back. Two more people, presumably the Irish, were injured and taken to hospital.
The incident occurred at about 9 a.m. local time.
The assailant arrested. He had seized several types of weapons.
According to RTE, the attack was completely 18-year-old native of Egypt who has been denied a residence permit. Irish TV channel 3NEWS reported that the arrested man is a refugee from Syria.