Priest to stand trial for alleged sexual assaults

Fr Eugene Boland
Image caption The alleged assaults date back to June 1990

A priest has been ordered to stand trial in relation to a number of alleged sexual assaults against a woman, dating back more than 20 years.

Fr Eugene Boland, 65, of the Parochial House, Killyclogher Road, Omagh, appeared before Magherafelt Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

He is accused of indecent assaulting the woman on dates between June 1990 and June 1992.

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