Man fighting for his life after stabbing incident involving 'large number of men'
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses following a stabbing incident on Tuesday morning.
The assault happened on Main Street, Ballymahon, Co Longford at approximately 7am today.
Gardaí said one man in his 40s received stab wounds during the course of an incident involving a large number of men.
The man was taken to the Midland Regional Hospital and has since been transferred to St James Hospital in Dublin where his condition is described as serious.
Gardaí are asking anyone with information or anyone who travelled through Ballymahon this morning between 6.30 and 8am to contact them at Longford Garda Station (043 3350570).