It is after a man suffered head injuries in the early hours of this morning

A witnesses appeal has been launched after a man was attacked in Waterford during the early hours of this morning.

The 27 year old man remains in hospital this morning with a number of head injuries.

The attack happened at the junction of John Street and The Manor in the city at around 3am this morning.

He was taken to University Hospital Waterford and subsequently transferred to Cork University Hospital where his condition is described as serious.