Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in relation to a serious assault that occurred at Rockwood Parade, Sligo, yesterday evening.
Shortly after 6pm, Emergency Services attended the scene and treated a man (late 30s) for an apparent head injury and he was removed to Sligo University Hospital.
He has since been transferred to Beaumont Hospital, Dublin where his condition is described as critical.
The scene was preserved and a forensic examination has been conducted.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Any persons who were in the vicinity on yesterday evening from 5pm to 6.15pm and also any persons who may have camera footage or dash cam footage from the location at the time of the incident to make it available to them.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station (071) 915 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.
Investigations are ongoing.