A man in his 40s is in a critical condition following a serious assault in Cork city centre last night.
The incident occurred on Patrick Street at a around 9.15pm.
Gardaí said the man is in a critical condition in Mercy University Hospital.
In a separate incident, a 19-year-old man was seriously injured in an assault on Grand Parade in the city.
He is also being treated at Cork University Hospital.
A 20-year-old man was arrested following incident.