Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in north Dublin.
It happened in the vicinity of Portmarnock Beach at around 9.30pm last night.
It is believed to have been a row between two groups.
The teenager was taken from the scene by car by a member of the public who came to his aid to Malahide Garda station, where he was treated by members of the Garda Armed Support Unit.
He was taken by ambulance to Temple Street Children's Hospital, where his condition is described as stable.
Superintendent Gerry Donnelly said: "Gardaí are anxious to hear from any witnesses who may have been in the vicinity of the entrance to Portmarnock Beach, Velvet Strand, Coast Road and Wendell Avenue between 9.00pm and 10.00pm - or to anyone with camera footage - that could assist the investigation.
"Gardaí are also appealing to any persons who may have been using public transport in that vicinity and came across large groups of youths availing of transport services."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Malahide Garda station on 01-666-4600 or the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111