A former rugby coach and teacher at a south Dublin school has been sent forward for trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court, charged with indecent assault offences dating back more than 40 years.

John McClean, 73, of Casimir Avenue, Harold’s Cross in Dublin, faces 35 charges of indecently assaulting nine students at Terenure College between 1973 and 1989.

He was remanded on continuing bail.

-Noah Harte