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Man must keep away from teen

THE High Court has ordered a man (20) to stay away from and not associate with a teenage girl who is in care.

The orders were sought by the Health Services Executive who said they were concerned about the welfare of the teenage girl due to her relationship with the man.

The girl (15) is currently the subject of ongoing care orders. The HSE told the court that it is in the girl's best interests that the man be kept away.

Neither of the parties at the centre of the application can be identified for legal reasons.

The orders were granted on ex-parte (one side only) basis by Mr Justice Michael Peart.