A six-year-old boy was injured on a farm in Ballybuggy, Rathdowney on Thursday, November 2.
It is understood that his father's jeep accidentally rolled over the boy while on the farm.
He was taken to hospital in an ambulance and is now in a stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit in Tallaght Hospital.
The incident took place around 4.30pm.
Elsewhere, a wheelchair user was threatened with a hammer in Portlaoise on Thursday.
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