Man (78) faces sex charges
A 78-year-old man with a Carnlough address has been charged with sex offences allegedly relating to the 1960s and 1970s.
John McShane, of Croft Road, faces four charges, Ballymena Magistrates Court heard on Thursday (November 18).
He is accused of attempted rape; gross indecency with a child and two counts of indecent assault of a female.
The defendant appeared at court via a video link from his solicitor’s office.
A prosecutor submitted there was a case to answer and the defence solicitor had no contrary submissions.
The case has been sent to Antrim Crown Court on December 16 and the accused has been given £500 bail.