Sex­ual as­sault

Gorey Guardian - - NEWS -

A NORTH WEX­FORD man who pleaded guilty to a charge of sex­ual as­sault has been fur­ther re­manded in cus­tody.

The de­fen­dant came be­fore Judge Cor­mac Quinn at Wex­ford Cir­cuit Crim­i­nal Court on a guilty plea to the sex­ual as­sault charge which oc­curred on March 15 last.

De­fence Coun­sel James Ka­vanagh told the court that the de­fen­dant is on re­mand in the Mid­lands Prison. A guilty plea has been en­tered. He also asked that a gover­nor’s re­port be pro­vided.

Judge Quinn or­dered the pro­vi­sion of a gover­nor’s re­port, while re­mand­ing the de­fen­dant in con­tin­u­ing cus­tody to next Jan­uary. He said on that oc­ca­sion the mat­ter can be dealt with through video link.

Pros­e­cut­ing Coun­sel Ms Sinead Glee­son also asked for a vic­tim im­pact re­port.

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