A man is in a serious condition in hospital following an apparent stabbing in Longford this morning.
Gardaí are investigating an incident involving a a large number of men on the main street in Ballymahon at around 7am this morning.
It is understood a man in his 40's received stab wounds during the incident.
Shannonside Radio reports that a number of vehicles were also damaged.
A man in his 40s was taken to Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar, but has since been transferred to St. James' Hospital in Dublin.
His condition is described as serious.
Anyone who was travelling through Ballymahon this morning between 6:30am and 8am is asked to contact Longford Garda Station.