Sunday 17 November 2019

Man accused of 15 sex assaults remanded in custody

Greg Harkin

A MAN accused of 15 sexual assaults against a teenager in Co Donegal has been remanded in custody.

The 57-year-old appeared at Letterkenny District Court today via video link from Portlaoise prison.

The charges relate to alleged offences between 1984 and 1987 against a boy who was aged between 14 and 17.

At a previous hearing at Dungloe District Court last week head that the accused man had said 'guilty to all charges' when arrested by Gda John Gallagher.

Today Judge Paul Kelly further remanded the man in custody to appear at the same court on August 8.

The judge also continued a publication order banning the naming of the man.

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