Disturbed bystanders watched on in horror final evening as a person was ruthlessly crushed on the bottom in the course of Cork metropolis.
Surprising footage has emerged displaying the incident which unfolded on MacCurtain St round 9pm on Thursday evening.
In it, a person might be seen on the bottom being kicked and punched with at the very least 4 folks round him.
Folks watched on and site visitors sat again because the altercation went on for plenty of minutes.
At plenty of factors folks seem to attempt to intervene to cease it, however are then met with an aggressive response.
A second altercation additionally seems to interrupt out between two males whereas one other lay on the road damage.
Because the attackers exit of shot folks then might be seen stepping into to examine on the sufferer and serving to him to the footpath.
Gardai arrived on the scene quickly after and dispersed the gang with a spokesperson confirming an investigation has now been opened.
They mentioned: “Gardaí are investigating a public order incident at MacCurtain Road, Cork, yesterday night, Thursday nineteenth Might 2022.
“Gardaí acquired stories of plenty of people preventing at this location and attended the scene. Upon arrival Gardaí directed these current to disperse from the world. No arrests have been made at the moment. Investigations are ongoing.”