Priest seeks to halt trial on indecent assault charges

Priest seeks to halt trial on indecent assault charges

Mary Carolan, Mon, Mar 2, 2015, 15:07, The Irish Times

A priest is seeking permission to bring High Court proceedings aimed at halting his trial on charges of indecently assaulting 14 boys at a secondary school in Munster.

The charges relate to alleged offences between 1969 and 1990 and the priest contends his right to a fair trial has been prejudiced due to a “fatal deficit” of disclosure, Mr Justice Seamus Noonan was told.

Margery Farrelly SC, for the priest, said that deficit arose from the refusal of the Irish Examiner newspaper to disclose  . . .

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