A woman was taken to hospital after she was seriously assaulted in Maynooth late yesterday evening.
The 18-year-old was discovered seriously injured on the footpath at the entrance of the Moyglare Abbey Estate, shortly before 8.30pm on Sunday, November 20.
She received medical assistance at the scene before being taken to the James Connolly Memorial Hospital in Blanchardstown.
The scene has been preserved for technical examination. No arrests have been made.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information, particularly those who were in the vicinity of Maynooth Village/Moyglare Abbey Estate between 7.30pm and 9.15pm last night to contact them at Leixlip Garda Station on 01 6667800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any Garda station.