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Police officer pleads guilty to sex acts with teenage boy

A police officer in the Irish Republic has pleaded guilty to two counts of abuse of a teenage boy.

Damien Jermyn, 29, who is based in Killarney, County Kerry, pleaded guilty to engaging in a sexual act with the boy on dates in January and February 2011.

Garda Jermyn, with an address at Main Street, Bantry, County Cork, was remanded on bail at the Circuit Criminal Court in Cork..

He will be sentenced in November.