A man is in a 'critical condition' in hospital as a result of a serious assault last night.
The attack on the 20-year-old male was carried out by a ‘number of suspects’, Gardai report.
The man was assaulted at a pedestrian bridge at Priorsgate, Saint Dominic’s road in Tallaght at approximately 4am this morning.
The victim was taken from the scene to the Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght and was later transferred to Beaumont Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
A male (23) and a female (20) have been arrested in connection to the investigation and are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
Gardai are appealing for witnesses or for anyone who may have been near the pedestrian bridge at Priorsgate between 3.30am and 4.30am.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 6666000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.