Gardai have arrested two men following a serious assault and attempted robbery at a newsagents in Finglas.
It happened on Fitzmaurice Road on Saturday morning.
Two men entered the shop and set upon a member of staff. The victim in his 40s was taken with serious head injuries to Beaumont Hospital.
The raiders fled empty-handed and are believed to have made their getaway in a white saloon-type car in the direction of Glasilawn Road.
This morning two men in their 20s were arrested and were taken to Finglas and Blanchardstown Garda Stations.
They can be questioned for up to 72 hours.