Footage of callous St Patrick's Day attack in broad daylight goes viral
Video footage in which a helpless man was kicked and assaulted while on the ground has gone viral.
And gardai have requested that the public does not tweet, share, or retweet the video - due to data protection issues.
The video shows the young man being viciously kicked unconscious in Dublin's city centre in the brutal St Patrick’s Day assault.
The shocking footage was posted on social networking sites on this evening
One young man kicked the victim in the head before running off and then the other booted him in the face.
Shocked witnesses screamed in horror as attackers made off, and some St Patrick's Day revellers ran onto the road to help the victim.