Man receiving treatment after serious assault in Carlow

Another man was also arrested and is receiving treatment at St Lukes Hospital

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A man is receiving hospital treatment after a serious assault in county Carlow.

Gardaí were called to the incident in Leighlinbridge at 8:00pm last night.

A man in his early 40's was rushed from the scene to St Lukes hospital in Kilkenny.

He has since been transferred to the Mater Hospital in Dublin, where his condition isn't thought to be life-threatening.

A second man in his 30's was arrested and is receiving treatment for injuries at St Lukes Hospital.