Donegal man pleads guilty to 14 sexual assault charges

A Donegal man has admitted to the sexual abuse of seven victims over a 16 year period.

His victims were five males and two females.

The man, who cannot be named, pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to 14 counts of indecent assault, sexual assault and rape between 1984 and 2000 in Donegal and Dublin.

Mr Justice Paul Carney ordered that he registered as a sex offender.

The accused was remanded on continuing bail until sentencing on April 15 next after the prosecution said he is not considered a flight risk and is unlikely to re-offend.

The judge ordered that victim impact reports be prepared for the sentencing hearing which is expected to last most of the day because of the number of victims.