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He was jailed for seven years by Mr. Justice Patrick McCarthy in June 2011, having been convicted by a Central Criminal Court jury the preceding April of raping and sexually assaulting the girl.
[Source: Wexford Echo]


Greystones commuters are being unfairly treated compared to fellow travelers in Bray when it comes to prices for using the Dart, the Dáil (Irish Assembly) has heard.

Fine Gael T.D. Simon Harris hit out at the pricing structure for the service and said Greystones travelers paid 66 percent more than Bray Dart users ($12.57 compared to $7.59) for a return trip to Pearse Street Station in Dublin for going one extra stop.

The Wicklow T.D. said a pledge had been made to make the pricing structure more equitable but 10 years after the Dart service was extended to Greystones, this was minimal.
[Source: Irish Times]