Man Accused Of Abusing Six Sisters

A 52-year-old man has gone on trial accused of sexually assaulting six sisters over a 10-year period.

The accused, who can not be identified for legal reasons, has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to 62 counts of sexually assaulting the six girls at their home on dates between 1995 and 2005.

Mary Rose Gearty, prosecuting, told the jury that the accused man had been in a relationship with the sisters' mother and lived with them.

Ms Gearty said some of the girls were as young as six years old when the sex abuse started.

The trial continues.


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