The man - aged in his 30s - was refused bail and is due to appear before Cloverhill District Court next week
A man has appeared before a special sitting of Carlow District Court this morning in connection with a serious assault on a woman in the county last weekend.
The woman – aged in her 50s – was discovered unconscious and injured on the grounds of Pollerton Castle, Pollerton Road in Carlow Town early on Sunday afternoon.
She was taken to St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny in a serious condition and the scene was preserved for a technical examination.
Gardaí have said it is apparent the woman was the victim of a "very, very serious assault."
The man – aged in his 30s – was refused bail this morning.
He has been remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court on Tuesday 4th July.