A man is recovering after he was viciously assaulted in Buncrana on Christmas eve.
The man was knocked unconscious after being set upon at 3am on the Main Street of the town.
Gardai believe he was struck with a single blow from another unknown male.
At 3.05am, Gardaí received a report that a man was laying on the street at that location and they attended the scene.
The man was conscious upon the arrival of Gardaí.
He was treated for his injuries and has made a full recovery.
A Garda spokesperson said “We appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the assault or to anyone who has relevant information to contact Gardaí in Buncrana on 074-9320540.”