Longford man will be sentenced in October for defilement of teenage girl

A Longford man will be sentenced in October after pleading guilty to having sex with an underage girl.

The man, in his 30s, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Longford Circuit Court this week where he pleaded guilty to a total of five offences.

The incidents occurred between October and December 2013 and consisted of four counts of having sex with a child under the age of 15 as well as one charge of sexual exploitation of a child in County Longford between October and December 2013.

The accused was remanded on bail to a sentence hearing on October 13th next and Judge Keenan Johnson ordered the preparation of a number of reports before that date.