Kildare man charged with possessing child pornography sent forward for trial

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Kildare man charged with possessing child pornography sent forward for trial

Naas Courthouse

A Johnstown man facing two charges under Section 6(1) of the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act, 1998, has been sent forward for trial. 

Section 6 of the Act relates to the possession of child pornography.

Michael Ryan, 62, of St John’s Grove, Johnstown, appeared before Naas District Court on Thursday, April 25.

It is alleged that on July 2, 2014 at another address in Johnstown, Mr Murphy was in possession of child pornography. 

The court heard the DPP directs trial by indictment. Mr Ryan will appear at Naas Circuit Court on May 7, 2019.