A man in his 30s has been released without charge following an alleged assault at a house in Tralee in Co Kerry on Wednesday night.
Gardaí were called to the scene at Kileen Woods at around 10.30pm. They found a man unconscious in the front garden.
He was rushed to Kerry General Hospital where he is in a critical condition.
Two men in their late 20s and early 30s were arrested near the scene. The man in his 30s has been released without charge and a file is being prepared for the DPP.
The second man remains in custody at Killarney garda station.