A woman in her 20's is recovering from a machete attack in Galway.
It's understood a number of people damaged a car before throwing a machete at the woman at around 9.45pm on Friday evening in Eyrecourt.
The woman, who was an occupant of the car, was taken to Portiuncula Hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Gardai say no arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.
Local Fianna Fail TD Anne Rabbitte has been speaking to Galway Bay FM and says the community is in shock: