A SEX attack and an assault on a Cork teenager which has been shared hundreds of times on social media is being investigated by gardaí.
The alleged attack took place in Killarney after the young woman went to the tourist town with relatives and friends to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
The incident occurred after a night out, in a bed and breakfast establishment.
It is understood the girl was first assaulted by a number of people in a bedroom, before she was sexually assaulted by one male.
The girl sustained several injuries in the attack, which was videoed on a mobile phone.
The one-minute video was subsequently uploaded to social media and has been shared hundreds of times in the past two days.
The girl received medical treatment and was taken to the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit at the South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital. She has made a complaint to gardaí about the incident.
Gardai confirmed that they have received a complaint in relation to the alleged incident and are investigating it. Nobody has been arrested.