Gardai appeal for witnesses to serious assault in Carlow

Gardai in Carlow are appealing for witnesses to an assault in the town in the early hours of Sunday morning.

It happened near the Liberty fountain sometime between 3 and 3.15am.

A man was hospitalised following the incident and has since been transferred to Dublin with facial injuries.

Gardai would like to hear from anyone who was in the area and might have seen anything to contact them in Carlow on 059 9136620.