A man has been stabbed following an assault in Roscommon Town.
Gardaí were called to a car park at rear a premises on Castle Street shortly after 11.00pm on Wednesday.
They say a 20-year-old man had sustained apparent stab wounds during the incident.
He was taken by ambulance to Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe where his condition is understood to be serious.
The scene is currently preserved by investigating gardaí for a forensic examination.
No arrests have been made and investigating gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
They are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the Castle Street area between to 10.30pm and 11.30pm to come forward.
Anyone with information is asked to contact gardaí at Roscommon Town on 090-6638-300, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111 or any garda station.