Saggart man intends to fight sexual assault case
By Brendan Grehan
A MAN accused of sexually assaulting a woman by grabbing her breast and trying to kiss her intends to fight his case, Blanchardstown Court has heard.
The 54-year-old man, who has an address in Saggart, is charged with sexually assaulting the woman at the above address on October 30, 2015.
Judge David McHugh had previously accepted jurisdiction in the case.
The court had heard it will be alleged that on October 30, 2015, the injured party was in a bedroom in the defendant’s home.
The man allegedly got into bed with the woman, grabbed her breasts and tried to kiss her.
The court had heard that the alleged victim was 35.
The man’s solicitor told Judge McHugh that his client was pleading not guilty. A solicitor for the DPP said that there would be six prosecution witnesses.
Judge McHugh remanded McGrane on bail to March 8 next for hearing.