A 41-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection with a stabbing in Co Longford.

Grigorijus Sibika, with an address at Keanes Garage, Strokestown Road, Longford, was brought before a special sitting of Longford District Court following an incident at the same address on Friday 1 October.

Mr Sibika was remanded in custody to a sitting of Longford District Court next Tuesday.

A second man, aged in his 40s, arrested in connection to the alleged stabbing incident, has since been released without charge ahead of a file being sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.