The man is in a critical condition after he was discovered in Bray on Tuesday morning
Gardaí in Co Wicklow are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with 'significant injuries' in Bray earlier this week.
The man (56) was found on Dargle Road at around 5.55am on Tuesday morning.
He was taken to St Vincent's University Hospital, where his condition is said to be critical.
The injured man is described as being 5’8’’, of thin build and with short grey hair.
He was wearing a wine-coloured jacket, a black t-shirt and dark tracksuit bottoms.
The man has been identified, but gardaí say they are "anxious to establish how these injuries occurred".
They are appealing for anyone who saw the man between 11.35pm on Monday night and 5.55am on Tuesday morning to contact Bray Garda Station on 01-666-5300, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda station.