A Ballinakill woman has been charged with punching a nurse at the Midlands Hospital.
Carrie Orr (21), 6 Baunmore, Ballinakill, was charged with assault causing harm, at the A&E department on March 12 this year.
Sgt JJ Kirby gave evidence that it is alleged that without provocation the accused raised her right fist and punched a nurse to the jaw.
A medical report on the injured party is still awaited.
Judge Staines said she would reserve making a decision on jurisdiction in and put the matter back to November 1 next.