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Donegal man (82) pleads guilty to three charges of indecent assault of a female in the 1970s

Case adjourned for sentencing at Donegal Circuit Criminal Court

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Man pleads guilty to three charges of indecent assault which occurred in 1970's

Donegal Town courthouse

An 82-year-old Donegal man has pleaded guilty to three charges of indecent assault against a female at today's sitting of Donegal Circuit Criminal Court.

Con Cunningham, Glen Road, Carrick pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent assault against the female on dates between January 1st, 1976 and December 31st, 1976 at a location in Donegal.

The defendant also pleaded guilty to a similar third count that occurred at an unknown location between Donegal and Dublin on dates between January 1st, 1976 and June 30th, 1977.

Defence counsel Colm Smyth said the defendant could be released on bail and asked for a probation report.

Judge John Aylmer ordered a probation report and adjourned the matter to the next sitting of the circuit court.

The identity of the victim cannot be revealed for legal reasons.