The attack happened in Clondalkin last Friday
Gardaí have launched an investigation after a robbery in west Dublin left a woman in hospital with minor injuries.
On Friday March 30th a woman in her 30s was approached by a man near the Mill Park apartment complex on the Old Nangor Road in Clondalkin.
The man attempted to take the woman's handbag, and stabbed her a number of times in the leg and hands during the attack.
The woman was taken to Tallaght Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
No arrests have been made.