Gardaí were called to this incident, at a normally quiet area of the town, at around 10:00pm last evening, where a man was located suffering from several stab wounds to his head and neck.
The victim was immediately rushed to Clonmel Hospital, where we understand today his condition is not believed to be life threatening and he remains in a stable condition.
Given the double header of Championship Hurling Matches held at Semple Stadium in the town earlier that day, Thurles Gardaí are hopful that some person or persons, attending same, may have witnessed the full circumstances which lead to this vicious assault.
There were no known witnesses to this knife attack, however Gardaí in Thurles have launched a full investigation and are continuing to examine CCTV footage from around the town, as part of their ongoing investigations.
Persons with any information are being asked to contact Thurles Garda station on Tel: 0504-25100, or the Garda Confidential Line on Tel: 1800-666-111, or indeed any Garda station.