A Galway man has been remanded in custody in connection with a serious assault at Rossaveal Pier in Connemara over the weekend.

Jason McLoughlin, 21, with an address at Ballyglass, Ahascragh Ballinasloe appeared before Galway District Court today.

He is charged with assaulting David Kilbane, 23, causing him harm  in the early hours of 3 February.

Judge Mary Fahy remanded Mr McLoughlin in custody with consent to bail to appear before Harristown District Court on 8 February.