Man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of child

first_imgCelebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Andrew CareySign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up [email protected] 23-year-old county Limerick man has pleaded guilty to the sexual exploitation of a child after he contacted her through facebook.The county Limerick man also pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of the young girl who is underage on May 12, 2011.At Limerick Circuit Court, Judge Carroll Moran heard that the man contacted the girl through the social media website and invited her to meet him on dates between April 29 and May 12, 2011.Prosecution for the State, John O’Sullivan told the court that it was a case of a “sensitive nature” as the accused lives in “close proximity to the injured party”.After the guilty plea was entered, defence counsel Mark Nicholas said that the matter now became a case of sentencing and was seeking an adjournment in the mater as the defendant was undergoing a number of assessments in relation to rehabilitation.“These would assist the court at the next sitting”, he said.Mr Nicholas canvassed a date after Christmas due to the relevant assessors “being quite busy in the run up to Christmas”.When the issue of identifying the accused man was addressed in court, Mr O’Sullivan said that the mother of the 16-year-old girl did not have a issue with the accused being named.Judge Moran ordered that reporting restriction were to be applied to the case for the interim period but it would be revisited at the next sitting.The 23-year-old was immediately placed on the sex offenders register after he pleaded guilty. NewsBreaking newsMan pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of childBy Staff Reporter – September 27, 2013 534 Email Advertisement Facebook #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Twitter Linkedin #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ center_img TAGSchild sexual exploitationCourtCrimeIrelandMusic Limericksexual assault RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Previous articlePoker player to be dealt his cash trapped fateNext articleSearch continues for missing Limerick teen Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Print WhatsApp Limerick Senator has beef with meat industrylast_img read more

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Metallica, Soundgarden, Primus & More To Perform At Rock On The Range Festival

first_imgFor the 11th straight year, rock musicians and their fans will flock to the MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio for the annual Rock on the Range festival. Taking place from May 19-21, the festival today has released a killer lineup of rock n’ roll stars.Headlining the event will be Metallica, Soundgarden and Korn, topping a lineup that includes The Offspring, Volbeat, Primus, Bush, Chevelle, Papa Roach, Seether, Coheed & Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, Sum 41, Skillet, Gojira, Dillinger Escape Plan and so many more. This will also be Soundgarden’s first live show since 2015, and the inclusion of Primus suggests that Les Claypool will be returning to that project next year.You can see the full lineup below, and head to the festival’s website for more information.last_img read more

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Syracuse announces date of season-opening game against Penn State

first_imgSyracuse will open the 2013 football season against Penn State on August 31 at MetLife Stadium in “New York’s College Classic,” SU Athletics announced on Thursday.It’s the second of 14 games the Orange will play at the stadium through 2038. Syracuse played Southern California at MetLife Stadium this past season, falling to the Trojans 42-29. The Nittany Lions haven’t played at the Meadowlands since 2000, when they played USC in the Kickoff Classic at Giants Stadium.Syracuse and Penn State last played in 2009 down at State College, Pa. The Nittany Lions beat the Orange 28-7 in that game.“We look forward to starting our 2013 season by rekindling an age-old rivalry against a prestigious Penn State program,” Syracuse Football Coach Scott Shafer said in a press release.  “It is a great opportunity for us to kick off the three-game series with the Nittany Lions in front of one of our largest alumni fan bases at MetLife Stadium.”Tickets for the game will go on sale April 22 at 10 a.m.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on February 21, 2013 at 12:44 pm Contact Chris: [email protected] | @chris_isemanlast_img read more

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Tipp trained greyhound fails drug test

first_imgThe Irish Laurels winning greyhound – trained by Tipperary’s Graham Holland – has tested positive for the main metabolite for cocaine.Clonbrien Hero failed two drugs tests for benzoylecgonine in July at Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium in Cork.The case has been referred to the Irish Greyhound Board Control Committee. Graham Holland was also in the news last December when Clares Rocket was stolen from his kennels in Golden – the dog was later recovered by Gardaí.last_img

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