A 24-year-old man is in a serious condition after he sustained head injuries during a row in Cork.
Gardai are investigating the incident which happened on High Road, Cobh, at around 2.15am on December 27.
The man sustained head injuries during the altercation involving small number of people.
He was taken by ambulance to Cork University Hospital where he is continuing to undergo treatment.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses, and in particular anyone who was in the vicinity of High Road, Cobh between 2.00am and 2.30am to contact them at Cobh Garda Station on 021-490853 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.