An Enfield man who allegedly pulled a knife on a female Garda while children were playing nearby, has been denied bail.

The incident happened in  Kilcock, County Kildare on Friday evening.

30-year-old Graham Hendrick, of Blackwater Park, Enfield, appeared before Dublin District Court today.

He was charged with engaging in threatening and abusive behaviour, and possession of a knife.  He was also charged with being intoxicated to the extent of being a danger to himself and others.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Cloverhill District Court next week.