A man has appeared in court charged in connection with an alleged stabbing of a 93 year old man in Co Louth.
James Reilly of Gort na Glaise, Blackrock, Co Louth was charged with assault causing harm on the 10th of August.
30 year old Mr Reilly was also charged with being in possession of a stolen phone case and of a public services card of a named woman.
The case has been adjourned pending a bail hearing later this afternoon.
The injured man remains in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital where his condition is understood to be stable.