A man in his 40s has been seriously injured after being stabbed in Dublin.
He was stabbed a number of times in a park in Ballyfermot this evening and made his way to an off licence to get help.
He has been brought to St James's Hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Ballyfermot Garda Station.
Local Councillor Daithí Doolin was in the area after the incident took place.
"A man in Ballyfermot has been very very seriously stabbed and I would just encourage people to please come forward and cooperate with the gardaí."