Man charged with harassing RTÉ presenter Sharon Ní Bheolain

The man was also charged with possessing images of child abuse

Man charged with harassing RTÉ presenter Sharon Ní Bheolain

File Photo of RTÉ News presenter, Sharon Ni Bheolain. Image: RollingNews

A 40-year-old Dublin man has appeared in court charged with harassing RTÉ’s Sharon Ní Bheoláin between October 2013 and February 2014.

Conor O’Hora of Heather Walk in Portmarnock was arrested this morning near the Criminal Courts of Justice on Infirmary Road.

He is also charged with possessing images of child pornography.

He was granted bail on condition he doesn’t contact anyone involved in the case. He was also granted legal aid.

The court heard a decision on whether to hear the case in the District Court or the Circuit Court will be taken based on how Mr O'Hora decides to plea.

The Circuit Court can impose a higher sentence.

He is due back in court in December 1st when the prosecution is due to present the book of evidence.