Al­leged sex­ual as­sault of­fences

Gorey Guardian - - NEWS -

A 49-YEAR-OLD man was for­mally sent for­ward for trial in the Cen­tral Crim­i­nal Court on 48 charges al­leg­ing sex­ual of­fences dat­ing back to the 1980s and 1990s.

The District Court sit­ting at Belvedere Road in Wex­ford heard con­fir­ma­tion that the book of ev­i­dence had been served on the de­fen­dant by a garda.

The man ac­cused of 14 in­den­cent as­saults 33 sex­ual as­saults and one rape was rep­re­sented be­fore Judge Kevin Staunton by solic­i­tor Tim Cum­mings.

Mr Cum­mings and two bar­ris­ters were as­signed to the mat­ter on free le­gal aid and the de­fen­dant left court af­ter sign­ing a bail bond.

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