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Man charged with rape in Castlebar


A man appeared before a special sitting of Castlebar District Court on Saturday last charged with rape.
The incident is alleged to have taken place at Tucker Street, Castlebar at 9pm on Monday, November 16 last.
The man, who cannot be named in order to protect the identity of the complainant, was arrested on Friday morning last and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
He was brought to the special sitting on Saturday, before Judge Seamus Hughes, and was remanded in custody to appear before Harristown District Court (adjoining Castlerea Prison) this coming Friday.  A file is also being submitted to the DPP.