Teacher took pupil to pub each week and downed pints earlier than they’d intercourse
A male trainer is accused of taking a pupil to the pub each week the place he downed pints earlier than having intercourse with him.
The unnamed 59-year-old is going through a fourth grievance after being accused of sexually assaulting six younger males. One complainant says they didn’t know in the event that they have been “in a dream or awake” on the time of the abuse, Central Criminal Court heard.
Accusations from the 45-year-old fourth complainant say he and the accused would go to the pub within the night, skipping class on a Wednesday afternoon within the mid-Nineteen Nineties the place the accused would drink an alleged eight or 9 pints.
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One night time in 1995, the sufferer says he stayed the night time on the man’s home and wakened the following day to search out his boxer shorts had been pulled down.
The accuser claims the trainer carried out oral intercourse on him. He stated: “I didn’t know if I was in a dream or awake.” The younger man then carried out oral intercourse on the trainer after being instructed “It’s your turn now”.
Prosecutor Anne-Marie Lawlor SC requested if the complainant had given permission for the trainer to “put his mouth on your penis” to which he replied “no”. The complainant maintains the incident occurred with none prior engagement from him, The Journal reported.
He stated: “I wasn’t in a good space. I couldn’t process what had just happened.” The sufferer later stated he felt a way of “shock and shame, so I bottled it up and said nothing”.
The jury heard a press release was given by the witness in July 2019 and when requested by counsel why he had not come ahead earlier than this, stated he felt “ashamed” of the alleged incident.
He stated: “I was ashamed, and after a year and a half of therapy, I had convinced myself that there was nothing to be ashamed about and not to bottle it up any longer.”
The witness accepted he had used LSD and ecstasy on the time together with alcohol and marijuana. Michael O’Higgins, defending, recommended “all sexual activity between my client and you was consensual,” which the witness disagreed with.
The trainer was in his 30s on the time of the alleged offences, whereas the complainants have been then aged between 17 and 24.
He has pleaded not responsible to 1 rely of tried rape and eight counts of sexual assault on dates between March 1991 and November 1997 at areas in Co Dublin.
The trial continues.
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