Two teenagers have been arrested after a man was filmed being kicked in the head on St Patrick's Day in Dublin city centre.

The suspects, aged 16 and 17, were arrested this evening in the Dublin 2 area and are being questioned at Pearse Street Garda Station.

The victim has been identified as a 30-year-old Brazilian student who is currently living in Dublin.

After the assault, he was treated in hospital before being discharged on Monday evening.

A video of the incident, which happened on Aston Quay, was posted on social media sites.