A woman is in a critical condition after she was stabbed multiple times during an assault in a house in Limerick city.
It is understood the 37-year-old woman was assaulted at a house at Hassetts Villas, Thomondgate in the centre of the city.
Gardaí were called to the scene shortly after 12am on Sunday after receiving a report of disturbance at the property.
She is being treated at University Hospital Limerick where her condition is described as critical but stable.
A 28-year-old old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is being questioned at Henry Street Garda station.
The scene has been sealed off for a technical examination.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Mayorstone Garda station on (061) 456980.