The scene outside Longford Court House early last month as a man was driven away after being charged with the rape of two young girls in Athlone. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man has admitted raping two young girls at a house in Athlone in a crime which shocked the nation.The 30-year-old father of two has indicated he wil(...)

The scene outside Longford Court House yesterday morning as a 30-year-old man is driven away having been charged with rape. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

A 30-year-old man charged with the rape of two young girls who were attending a children’s birthday party in Athlone at the weekend was remanded in cu(...)