Gardaí are investigating after a member of An Garda Síochána was assaulted in Fermoy on Thursday evening.
The incident occurred at around 6pm on Oliver Plunkett Hill, Fermoy.
A small anti-immigration protest was taking place in the area at the time.
A video of the alleged incident involving a plainclothes garda member was being circulated on social media last night.
A statement from An Garda Síochána said: "Gardaí in Fermoy are investigating an assault on a member of An Garda Síochána, that occurred on Oliver Plunket Hill, Fermoy, at approximately 6pm yesterday evening, Thursday 19th January 2023.
"No arrests have been made, investigations are ongoing."