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Woman is seriously injured in assault

A woman who was violently assaulted at a house in Dublin city late last night has been transferred to Beaumont Hospital with serious head injuries.

Two other people, a man and a woman, were taken to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown following the same incident.

Emergency services were called after the fight which broke out in a house on Blessington Street on the north of the city after 11pm.

Ambulances

Gardai investigating the incident are carrying out local inquiries to try and establish the events leading to it.

Two Dublin Fire Brigade ambulances were sent to the scene and it was established that one of the women was seriously injured.

She was taken to the Mater Hospital but later transferred to Beaumont. It is understood she suffered a number of injuries.

cfeehan@herald.ie