4 males have been charged with over 120 historic sexual abuse offences in County Donegal.
The lads face a complete of 126 expenses of rape, sexual assault and indecent assault towards two ladies. The fees relate to alleged incidents on a variety of dates from the early Nineteen Eighties to the early Nineteen Nineties.
The 4, who can’t be named for authorized causes to guard the anonymity of the alleged victims within the case, had been introduced earlier than a sitting of Falcarragh District Court docket, held at Letterkenny courthouse, on Wednesday morning.
All 4 had been arrested on Wednesday morning and had been granted bail to seem once more in October for the service of books of proof.
One of many males has been charged with a complete of 81 offences. The person, in his 50s, has been charged with 20 counts of rape towards one girl. He additionally faces 20 expenses of sexual assault and eight expenses of indecently assaulting the identical girl.
Towards one other girl, the identical man faces 10 expenses of rape, 20 expenses of indecent assault and three sexual assault expenses.
Detective Garda Eugene Organ gave proof of arresting the person on Wednesday morning. The person replied ‘no remark’ when every of the costs was put to him.
The person was represented by barrister Mr Fiachra Treacy, instructed by solicitor Phelim O’Neill.
One of many males aged in his 40s faces 19 expenses of sexually assaulting one of many ladies. Detective Garda Paul Dolan gave proof of the arrest, cost and warning of the person, who made no reply to the costs.
Mr Fiachra Treacy, instructed by solicitor Phelim O’Neill, acted as his authorized consultant.
A person in his 40s has been charged with 17 counts of indecent assault, 14 of that are towards one of many ladies and the opposite three towards a second girl.
Detective Garda Darren Carter gave proof of arresting the person, who made no reply when charged. Mr Damien Crawford BL, instructed by Tracy Horan and Firm Solicitors, represented the accused.
A fourth man, aged in his late 40s, faces a complete of 9 expenses.
He’s charged with raping one of many ladies. He’s additional charged with 4 counts of rape in addition to two counts of sexual assault and two counts of indecently assaulting the opposite girl.
Detective Garda Carter gave proof of arresting the person, who made no reply to any of the costs. Solicitor Mr Ciaran Mac Lochlainn acted on his behalf on Wednesday.
Decide Éiteáin Cunningham granted bail to the 4 males, who’re on account of seem once more at Falcarragh District Court docket on October 18, 2023.
Every man was bailed on his personal bond of €500, nil money with situations imposed.
They’re to reside at their standard residence and notify gardai of any change inside 24 hours. Any change of tackle should be accredited by gardai.
They’re to remain away and haven’t any contact, straight or not directly, to incorporate social media or in any other case, with the alleged injured events within the case. They need to present contact particulars, together with a phone quantity and electronic mail tackle. They should be contactable always by telephone and acknowledge receipt of any electronic mail.
The 4 males had been additionally ordered to be of fine character and commit no offence whereas on bail.
Within the case of every man, reporting restrictions had been imposed that means they can’t be recognized.
4 males charged with 126 historic intercourse expenses was final modified: July twentieth, 2023 by