Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a gun attack in Limerick city on Friday night.

A 25-year-old man was shot while travelling in a car in the vicinity of Shanbooley Road, just behind Thomond Park.

The incident took place at around 10pm, not long after the Munster rugby match.

The victim was rushed to the Mid-Western Regional Hospital for treatment. His injuries
were said not to be life-threatening.