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50 charges of sex assault on girls

The trial of a man charged with 50 counts of sexual abuse against two young girls has been listed to take place next May at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

The 51-year-old man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was sent forward from the District Court last year. He is accused of abusing the victims between 2007 and 2011 in Dublin and Donegal.

There are three counts of alleged sexual assault and seven of defilement of a child under the age of 17. Martin Nolan scheduled a trial to start on May 25, 2016.