The incident happened at around 3am this morning.
GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for witnesses after a 27-year-old man was seriously assaulted in Waterford city overnight.
The incident happened at the junction of John Street and Manor Street, a busy area for nightlife, at around 3am.
The man received a number of head injuries as a result of the assault. He was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in Waterford and subsequently transferred to Cork University Hospital where his condition is described as serious.
A garda spokesman said: “Investigating Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to any person who may have witnessed this assault to contact the Gardaí at Waterford 051-305300, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.”