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Thursday 21 September 2017

In brief: Man accused of street flashing

A SOUTH Dublin man has pleaded not guilty to exposing himself to a woman and physically assaulting her on a street in Dun Laoghaire.

The accused (41) appeared in Dun Laoghaire District Court on indecency and assault charges following an incident last September 15.

Judge Claire Leonard adjourned the case for hearing on a later date.

The defendant, with an address in the south of the county, is charged with common assault and indecency by exposing himself to the alleged victim.

He was further charged with exposing himself to and assaulting a second person in the same incident.

Judge Claire Leonard reserved a hearing date of May 9 and remanded the defendant on continuing bail.



Wife harassed by ex, court told

A MAN has appeared in court accused of harassing his ex-wife over a seven-week period.

Simon McGurrin (41) was remanded on continuing bail after he appeared in Dun Laoghaire District Court.

The accused, of The Drive, Riverbank, Drogheda, Co Louth, was charged with harassing the woman at various locations on dates between May 30 and July 19, 2011.

He was also charged with breaching a barring order by telephoning the applicant and leaving threatening voice messages.

Judge Claire Leonard adjourned the case for consideration of jurisdiction on another date.



Teen charged



over GAA fire

A TEENAGER accused of setting a fire which gutted a dressing room at the back of a Dublin GAA clubhouse has been sent forward for trial.

Christopher Ward (19) allegedly damaged the furnishings, fixtures and fittings when he set the fire in the dressing room of St Brigid's GAA clubhouse in Navan Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin.

Ward, of Morgan Place, Navan Road, Dublin 15, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with arson on August 28 last year.

Ward goes forward to the present sittings of Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

The judge remanded Ward on bail in his own bond of €300.

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