FOUR young children were at a house involved in an aggravated burglary last night.
The incident took place at Killycard in Co Monaghan.
At around 5.30pm four males entered the house and threatened the occupants.
There were two women and four young children present.
One woman suffered head injuries during the incident and was rushed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
Gardai are appealing for anyone who saw a silver Opel Vectra in the Shercock Road area between 5 and 6pm yesterday to contact them.
Investigating officers believe there was a fifth person driving the car.