A man is in a critical condition following an assault in Dublin's city centre last weekend.
The man sustained serious injuries when he was assaulted by another man at St Stephen's Green West, Dublin 2, at approximately 3.30am on Sunday.
The victim, who is 45, was rushed to St James's Hospital. He was later transferred to Beaumont Hospital where he is described as being in a critical but stable condition.
The scene was preserved and has been technically examined.
Gardai are now appealing for witnesses are asking that anyone with information contact them at Pearse Street Garda Station on 01 666 9000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.