Tallaght man accused of 34 rapes

By Brendan Grehan

A MAN (62) accused of 34 rapes and 16 sex assaults of a female over 16 years has had his case remanded.

He was in court accompanied by his brother.

Tallaght court close up

The man, who has an address in Tallaght, is charged with 16 counts of rape of a named female at his address on dates between 1992 and 2000.

He is also charged with two counts of rape of the same female in a field in Co Kildare on dates in 1996.

The man is also charged with 16 sex assaults of the same female at his home on dates between 1992 and 2008 and with 16 counts of oral rape of the same female at his home on dates between 1998 and 2005.

He was before Judge Patricia McNamara for service of his book of evidence.

Sergeant Michael Aherne told the judge that the book was not ready. He asked for a further two weeks.

Judge McNamara remanded the man on bail for two weeks for service of the book.

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