A man in his 20s was seriously injured in Kilcormac, Co. Offaly over the weekend.
Authorities were alerted to an incident at approximately 6pm on Saturday in Munny, Kilcormac, following a report of a man being discovered with serious head and other injuries.
He was rushed to Tullamore General Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
It's not yet known what condition the victim is in.
Gardaí are asking for anyone who was in the Kilcormac area on December 15 between 5:30pm – 6:30pm who may have seen anything suspicious to contact Birr Garda Station on 057 9169710.
Investigations are ongoing.