A Dennery woman had to be rushed to hospital in the wee hours of this morning, after she was chopped multiple times about the body, the Times has learnt.
According to information, the woman is in her fifties.
It is reported that she accepted a ride from a male individual with whom she is acquainted.
Details about the incident are sketchy, but is is alleged that the man attacked her with a sharp instrument.
It is unclear what provoked the attack.
According to reports, the victim sustained serious wounds to the head, the back of her neck and her arms.
One person is understood to be assisting the police with their investigations.