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He further denies 10 charges of sexually assaulting the child on dates between November 26th , 2007, and June 30th, 2009.
The girl told the jury of four men and eight women that she and her family had lived in four different houses when she was a child and the man had abused her at each house.
“He told me that if I didn’t do it, he would hurt me and abuse me. “When I refused, he would sexually assault me,” the girl replied.
In reply to Mr Fahy, the girl said she had looked through pictures on the man’s phone once after he had left the phone on the kitchen table.
ANN HEALY A family friend forced a seven-year-old girl to wear her mother’s dress and make-up, before forcing her to lie across a pool table in provocative poses while he took explicitly sexual photographs of her on his mobile phone, a trial has heard.
The now 15-year-old girl told the jury at Galway Circuit Criminal Court that she was in second or third class when she first met the man.
The girl’s mother told the jury the accused had visited each house on only one or two occasions.
The man also denies four further charges of the sexual exploitation of the girl by forcing her to engage in a sexual act on dates between November 26th, 2007, and June 6th, 2008.
Mr Fahy said that shortly after the children visited their maternal grandmother in another part of the country during the summer of 2009, HSE Galway social workers made contact with the mother.