Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a critically injured man in a West Cork town in the early hours of this morning.
The man, aged in his twenties, was found unresponsive with serious head injuries on the footpath on Chapel Street, Bandon at approximately 3.20am.
The young man was taken to Cork University Hospital for treatment.
Gardaí are currently at the scene which has been preserved for forensic teams.
They have begun an investigation to establish the cause of his injuries.
Anybody with information is asked to contact Bandon Garda Station at 023 8852211.
Courtesy of the Independent