A suspected gang attack in Dublin has left a teenager in a serious condition in hospital.
Detectives investigating this assault say it happened in Bluebell, Dublin 12 on Wednesday evening.
They say a male teenager was rushed to Beaumont Hospital following the attack.
In a statement Gardaí described the young man's condition as serious.
The scene of the incident is currently preserved for a technical exam as officers begin the hunt for clues.
No arrests have been made but Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.