Man ad­mits pos­sess­ing 440 images of child pornog­ra­phy

The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

A man has pleaded guilty be­fore Sligo Cir­cuit Court of charges of pos­sess­ing child pornog­ra­phy.

Stephen Fi­nan of 16 Collery Drive, Cran­more en­tered his guilty plea be­fore Judge Fran­cis Comer­ford at a sit­ting of the court last Tues­day morn­ing.

Fi­nan ad­mit­ted hav­ing 440 images and one movie on a pc and two images on a lap­top at his home on Septem­ber 20 th 2014.

Ms Eileen O’Leary SC with Mr Joe Barnes BL and Mr Mark Mul­laney, so­lic­i­tor (de­fend­ing) re­quested that a pro­ba­tion re­port be pre­pared on the de­fen­dant in ad­vance of a sen­tenc­ing hear­ing.

Ms O’Leary also re­quested that the le­gal aid cer­tifi­cate cover the cost of ob­tain­ing a re­port from the de­fen­dant’s GP.

Judge Comer­ford ad­journed sen­tenc­ing to Fe­bru­ary 12 th next at the Cir­cuit Court in Sligo.

The de­fen­dant was re­manded on con­tin­u­ing bail.

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