Gardaí are appealing for information after a man sustained serious injuries in an assault in Co Westmeath on Halloween night.
The 22-year-old man suffered a suspected fractured skull during an altercation at Willow Park in Athlone at around 12.30am.
He was taken to Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe before being transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.
His condition was described as stable this morning.
Gardaí are examining the scene in Willow Park.
Investigators are conducting inquires and have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.
Anyone with information can contact Athlone Garda Station at 090-6498550 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.