Priest to stand trial for alleged sex assaults

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A priest is to stand trial in relation to a number of alleged sexual assaults against a woman.

Fr Eugene Boland (65), of the Parochial House, Killyclogher Road, Omagh, appeared before Magherafelt Magistrates’ Court today (March 22).

The defendant, who was based in Derry for many years, is accused of indecently assaulting the woman on dates between June 1990 and June 1992.

He was remanded on £100 bail to appear at Derry Crown Court on April 23.