Man (21) stabbed in the face while socialising with friends
A YOUNG man is today recovering in hospital after he was stabbed in the face in a vicious assault in the city centre.
The incident happened outside a shop on College Green at around 4am yesterday.
A 21-year-old, who was socialising with his friends in town, suffered a knife injury to the face. He was taken to St James's Hospital and his injuries are not life threatening.
Gardai at Pearse Street have launched an investigation into the incident.
There have been no arrests to date.