Friday 18 January 2019

Men admit charges of child pornography

Two men have pleaded guilty at Sligo Circuit Court in two separate unconnected cases of the possession of child pornography.

Both men have been remanded on bail for sentencing at the same court before Judge Keenan Johnson on June 25th next.

Conor Moyles (25) of Linnet Lane, Kevinsfort, Sligo admitted having eight images and 66 video files on a pc and laptop on January 24th 2012.

He also pleaded guilty to a second count committed on January 28th 2012.

The accused was represented by Michael Bowman SC with Mr Keith O'Grady BL instructed by Mr Gerard McGovern, solicitor.

Judge Keenan Johnson ordered a probation report and sentencing was adjourned to June 25th.

Also before the Circuit Court was Timothy Laffey (33) of Mullaghmore Road, Cliffoney who pleaded guilty possessing 41 images of child pornography on a laptop and 213 images on a hardrive at his address on September 24th 2010.

He was represented by Mr Michael Bowman SC and Mr Gerard McGovern, solicitor.

As in the other case, Laffey was also remanded on continuing bail for sentencing on June 25th.

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