Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Priest charged

http://www.rte.ie/news/2011/0405/duaned.html
Priest in court on sex assault charges
Updated: 15:49, Tuesday, 5 April 2011
A retired priest from the Diocese of Cloyne in Co Cork has been sent forward for trial on charges of indecently assaulting two teenage girls in the 1980s.

1 of 1 Diocese of Cloyne - Retired priest appears in court on indecent assault charges A retired priest from the Diocese of Cloyne in Co Cork has been sent forward for trial at the Circuit Criminal Court on charges of indecently assaulting two teenage girls in the 1980s.

Father Dan Duane, aged 72, of the Presbytery, Cecilstown, Mallow, Co. Cork, was served with the book of evidence in the case at the District Court in Mallow this morning.

He was charged with indecently assaulting the two women in the Mallow area on dates between 1 September 1980 and 1 April 1982.

Fr Duane was arrested and charged in February.

He was granted free legal aid today and was released on continuing bail.

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