Gardaí have launched an investigation after a man was seriously injured following a clash between two groups in Creighton Street, Dublin 2 this morning.
Video footage is circulating online of one man being tackled to the ground and attacked by one of the groups.
One voice can be heard saying “hit him with it” as one of the members was armed with a hatchet, another voice can be heard shouting “kill him”.
The young man was struck in the head with the hatchet. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.