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Trial over sex assaults in '70s

A MAN accused of repeatedly indecently assaulting a young woman more than three decades ago has been sent forward for trial.

The 53-year-old is alleged to have indecently assaulted the girl on four occasions during the late 1970s.

The accused appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with four counts of indecent assault.

The alleged assaults took place at a house in west Dublin on unknown dates in the late 1970s.

Bail on €260k drugs charge

A COMMUNITY jobs scheme worker charged in connection with a €260,000 cannabis seizure on the M50 been further remanded on bail for DPP's directions on the charges.

Desmond Mulvey (32) was allegedly caught with the drugs following a surveillance operation by detectives from the Garda National Drugs Unit.

Judge David McHugh adjourned the matter for four weeks for DPP's directions on the charges.

Mulvey, of Berryfield Drive in Finglas, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with possession of cannabis with intent to sell or supply on February 27.

The offence is alleged to have happened at the M50 slip road Exit 5, northbound.

He is also facing a single count of simple possession of cannabis.

Man charged with knife raid

A DUBLIN man accused of attempting to rob another individual while armed with a knife has been sent forward for trial.

Gerard Glynn (32) is alleged to have taken approximately €500 worth of cigarettes during the robbery.

He is facing trial by judge and jury in the circuit court.

The accused, of Barnamore Park in Finglas, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with robbery.

The alleged robbery took place at Eurospar in Meakstown on October 6.

It was alleged that Glynn took approximately €500 worth of cigarettes.


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