A 47-year-old man has appeared before Ballina District Court charged in connection with the shooting of a woman in Balla, Co Mayo, earlier this week.

Vincent O'Donnell, Knocknabrone, Mayo Abbey, was charged with assault causing serious harm to Dympna Walshe.

The shooting took place in the Costcutter supermarket in Balla, outside Castlebar, on Tuesday evening at around 6.30pm.

Ms Walshe is recovering Mayo General Hospital where her injuries are described as non-life threatening.

Judge Mary Devins recommended that Mr O'Donnell be medically assessed.

He was remanded in custody to appear before Harristown District Court, Castlerea, on 10 June.