Gardaí in Cork are appealing for information following an assault which left a man seriously injured yesterday evening.

The incident happened between 6pm and 7.30pm on Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork city.

A man in his 40s was injured in the assault and was brought to Cork University Hospital, where his condition has been described as "critical".

Gardaí at Anglesea Street Station have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed anything in the vicinity of the incident to come forward.

They have asked any road users who were in the area yesterday evening who have dash-cam or mobile phone footage to make it available.