Irishman 'critical' with serious head injuries in Melbourne

Melbourne skyline
Image caption The man is being treated in the Royal Melbourne Hospital

An Irishman is in a critical condition in hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

The 30-year-old was found with serious head injuries on a street in the suburb of Fitzroy, Victoria, early last Saturday morning.

He is being treated at Royal Melbourne Hospital.

The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.