Man accused of 40 counts of rape and sexual assault sent forward for trial

Tralee Courthouse3A man accused of 40 counts of rape and sexual assault has been sent forward for trial to the Central Criminal Court. The man, who cannot be named, is accused of the offences on dates in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. He faces a total of 11 rape charges and 29 counts of sexual assault. He was served with the book of evidence at Tralee District Court.