Man charged with sex offences to stand trial next year

first_img Twitter Facebook Pinterest Twitter Previous articleArson attack outside Strabane councillor’s homeNext articleDonegal water campaigners in Dublin as major protest gets underway News Highland Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Google+center_img HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal A man charged with 50 counts of sexual offences against two young girls will stand trial next year at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.The 51-year-old man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was sent forward from the District Court earlier this year in relation to the offences which are alleged to have happened on dates between 2007 and 2011 at locations in Dublin and Donegal.The charges include 40 counts of child exploitation by inviting, inducing or coercing the alleged victim to engage in or participate in a sexual, indecent or obscene act. This includes engaging in the production of child pornography.There are three counts of alleged sexual assault and seven of defilement of a child under the age of 17.This morning, Sarah Jane O’Callaghan BL, defending, told Judge Mary Ellen Ring that the trial was likely to take two weeks.She said there was on-going communication between the defence and prosecution in relation to what she termed as “a large volume of disclosure”.Shane Costelloe SC, prosecuting, asked Judge Ring to make “the usual witness and exhibit orders”.He said should there be any remaining disclosure issues, they could be dealt with at the pre-trial hearing in June.Judge Ring remanded the man on continuing bail, first for a pre-trial hearing for June 5 next year and then for a trial on July 13 next. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Homepage BannerNews Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers By News Highland – December 10, 2014 Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Man charged with sex offences to stand trial next yearlast_img read more

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