Gardaí say very serious injuries have been inflicted upon the victim of an assault in Tralee.
The man in his twenties was discovered by the emergency services in the front garden of a house in Killeen Woods at 10.30 last night.
Two men, both foreign nationals, were arrested near the scene a short time later.
The victim, who’s a foreign national, was taken to Kerry General Hospital where his family are at his side.
Superintendent Jim O’Connor says the two men who were arrested are still being questioned at Tralee Garda Station.
The men are in their late twenties and early thirties and are being held under Section Four of the Criminal Justice Act.
Supt O’Connor says at this stage, he can’t disclose the nature of the victim’s injuries.