A man is being questioned in connection with a serious assault on a 21-year-old man in Co Cavan yesterday afternoon.

The victim was found on a roadside at Creighan at around 2pm, which is on the Ballinagh Road out of Cavan.

He had serious injuries and was taken to Cavan Hospital for treatment.

His condition is described as serious but stable.

A 19-year-old man was arrested and taken to Cavan Garda Station.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Cavan Garda Station on 049-4368800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any Garda station.