A man in his 30s believed to be from mid-Kerry has been seriously injured following an assault.
At approximately 2.20am, Gardaí were tasked to the incident which occurred outside a premises at The Square, Killorglin.
According to Gardaí, the man was taken to University Hospital Kerry and remains in a serious condition.
Gardaí are appealing to locals who may have witnessed the attack to come forward. They can be contacted through the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or the Killorglin Garda Station on 064 6671167.