A former rugby coach and teacher at a Dublin school is to stand trial on charges of indecent assault next year.

74-year-old John McClean, of Casimir Avenue, Harold's Cross, was sent forward for trial from the District Court earlier this year on charges of indecently assaulting nine males at Terenure College on dates between 1973 and 1989.

Judge Martin Nolan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today confirmed a trial date of 2 November 2020 in relation to the charges. A pretrial hearing date of 29 July next was also set.