A woman in her 20s is recovering in hospital after she was stabbed during an assault in Tralee last night.

The incident in the Ballymullen area of the town happened shortly after 11pm.

The woman was taken to University Hospital Kerry where she is receiving treatment for her injuries. They are not believed to be life-threatening.

A technical examination of the scene took place this morning.

Two men - one in his late teens, the other in his mid-20s - have been arrested.

Both are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Tralee Garda Station.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone who has information to contact Tralee Garda Station at 066 7102300.