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Man critically ill after assault

A man has been left fighting for his life after an early morning assault.





The 30-year-old was found with serious head injuries by a passer-by in the Townparks area of Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim.



He was rushed to Sligo General Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.



The area has been sealed off for a technical examination.



Gardai have appealed for any witnesses or anyone in the area between midnight and 3.30am to come forward.

Press Association

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