A 57 year old local man has been charged with a number of offences relating to an incident in Monaghan town over the weekend.
It’s understood the man threw a petrol bomb in the direction of a nightclub, having been refused entry some time earlier that evening.
A 20 year old woman who was standing nearby received second degree burns was taken to St James Hospital in Dublin where she is receiving treatment for her injuries.
The man was charged with assault causing harm, criminal damage and possession of a jar full of petrol.
He was remanded in custody to appear before a sitting of Cloverhill District Court today.