Man rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being attacked by ‘number of men’ in Temple Bar
- 12:32, 20 Aug 2022
- Updated: 15:22, 20 Aug 2022
A MAN was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being attacked by “a number of other men” in the capital last night.
The brutal assault happened on Fownes Street Lower in Dublin‘s busy Temple Bar area at around 9.50pm.
Gardai and emergency services rushed to the scene.
The victim, aged in his 40s, was taken to St James’ Hospital to be treated for his injuries.
His injuries are serious but not thought to be life-threatening.
The scene was sealed off by gardai following the incident.
Officers are investigating and no arrests have been made.
They are appealing for witnesses to contact them.
A spokesperson said: “Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to an incident of assault which occurred in Temple Bar, Dublin, yesterday evening, 19th August 2022.
“Gardaí attended the scene following reports of a man being assaulted by a number of other men on Fownes Street Lower.
“The incident occurred at approximately 9:50pm.
“A man aged in his 40s was treated at the scene by ambulance personnel before being taken to St James’ Hospital. His injures are believed to be serious but non life-threatening.
“Gardaí from Pearse Street are asking for anyone who has information or footage of this incident, which is believed to have begun in a fast food outlet in Temple Bar Square before moving to the Fownes Street areas between 9:30pm and 10:00pm, to contact them.
“Anyone with information can contact Pearse Street Garda Station on 01 666 9000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 11 or any Garda Station