A Derrylin man has been accused of setting 35 round bales of grass on fire. 

John Paul McCauley (44) of Knockninny Park, Derrylin, appeared before Enniskillen Magistrate's Court on Monday, July 8. 

He is facing a total of four charges, including arson and criminal damage, whereby he is accused of setting 35 round grass bales on fire on June 14. 

He is also accused of threatening to destroy or damage farm sheds, and a tractor, belonging to a female on the same date. 

He facing a further charge of assaulting both a male on June 14, and a female on April 23 of this year.

In court, McCauley indicated that he understood the charges before him. 

Defence solicitor, Michael Fahy, asked Deputy District Judge Rea to adjourn the case for two weeks until July 22, when it is expected that McCauley will enter his attitude to the charges. 

Judge Rea remanded McCauley on continuing bail, and ordered that the case be returned to on July 22.