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Man being treated for serious head injuries after early morning assault outside Dublin nightclub

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and want to speak to a taxi driver who picked up a man close to the scene.

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GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for witnesses after a man was allegedly assaulted outside a nightclub at Airside, Swords in the early hours of this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 3.40am and discovered a seriously injured man being attended to by staff from the night club.

The injured man, believed to be in his 30s, was taken by ambulance to Beaumont Hospital where he is being treated for serious head injuries.

The scene is preserved and a garda investigation is underway.

Gardaí would like to speak anybody who may have witnessed an altercation between two men outside the club between 3am and 3.30am.

In particular, gardaí want to speak with the driver of a light or bright coloured taxi who picked up a man on the roadway close to where the injured man was being treated.

There was at least one other occupant in the taxi at the time. The man who got into the taxi is described as wearing a light coloured short-sleeved t-shirt and dark trousers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Swords Garda Station on 01-6664700.

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