A man in his 20s has been arrested as part of the investigation into injuries sustained by a student who was hit by a firework in Galway city last month.

She suffered serious injuries as a result of the incident in Eyre Square on 22 October.

The woman was sitting at a bus stop near a taxi rank when the incident occurred at around midnight.

A man was arrested in Dublin today and is being questioned at a station in the south of the city.