A 20-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection with an assault on a young woman in Dublin.

The 18-year-old was attacked at Golden Lane in Dublin 8 at around 7.20pm yesterday evening.

Gardaí say that she received serious stab wounds to her face and property was also taken from her during the incident.

She is being treated at St James's Hospital.

A 17-year-old girl who was also arrested in connection with the incident has been released without charge and a file is being sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Gardaí have appealed to anyone with information to contact Pearse Street Garda Station on 01-666-9000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.