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One image of the girl in her school uniform was taken when she was aged 15, it was alleged.It was alleged he was aware of the girl’s age before engaging in sexual activity with her, the garda said.
Since their last alleged meeting, the man has been in contact with the schoolgirl and her family.
It was alleged that he travelled to Ireland to confront her mother to discuss his feelings for her daughter.
The alleged offences are under Section Three of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006, which can carry jail terms of up to five years.
Objecting to bail, Garda Stephen Faulkner said it was alleged the man frequently travelled over from the UK by ferry to meet the girl for sex and gardaí have recovered videos of sexual activity from the defendant’s phone.
It was alleged they exchanged details and communicated through Snapchat and Whats App.
Garda Faulkner told the bail hearing it was alleged the man first came to Ireland to meet her last year.
He said a complaint was made by the teen’s mother in January that her daughter, who is in her mid-teens, and the man were in a sexual relationship.
Chat room The alleged injured party outlined that she met him through a named online chat-room in 2015, the bail hearing was told.
Pleading for bail he said his client would agree not to leave the jurisdiction.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating