Emergency services are at the scene of an incident that took place in North Kilkenny.
Gardaí say they are responding to a report in Johnstown that happened shortly before lunchtime.
RTE News reports a 17-year-old girl sustained a minor injury from an assault and was brought to hospital.
Local media say the garda helicopter is currently at the scene.
Gardaí say they are responding to a report in Johnstown that happened shortly before lunchtime today but cannot confirm the exact nature of the alleged incident.
In a statement to Beat News, a Garda Spokesperson says:
"An Garda Síochána are currently responding to a report in Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny, which occurred shortly before lunchtime. At this very early stage An Garda Síochána cannot confirm the exact nature of any alleged incident."
"An Garda Síochána will provide clarification as soon as we are able to do so."
More to follow....