GARDA sources said that foul play is not suspected after a man was found with serious injuries in Limerick City last night.
Gardaí cordoned off a section of footpath and buildings on Thomas Street as part of their enquiries into how the man sustained his injuries.
The man was taken from the scene around midnight to University Hospital Limerick where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
The scene remained sealed off this morning.
When asked for comment a Garda spokesman replied: “Gardaí and emergency services were called to an incident on Thomas Street, Limerick where an injured male was discovered shortly before midnight on Sunday, October 9.”
“The man was transferred to University Hospital Limerick where he is receiving treatment for serious injuries.”
The spokesman said a technical examination of the scene took place this morning and preliminary enquiries are underway to establish the cause of the injuries.
Gardaí at Henry Street Station (061212400) are investigating.