A man in his 50s has pleaded guilty to 6 sexual offences against a girl under the age of 17.
The offences happened in Dublin on various dates between January 2010 and March 2011.
The man who can't be identified at this stage admitted 2 charges of engaging in a sexual act with the girl on dates in 2010 and 2011.
He also pleaded guilty to 4 charges of sexually exploiting the same child.
The man was due to stand trial but entered the pleas when he was arraigned this morning.
A number of other charges were dropped.
The man was remanded on continuing bail and is due back in court in July for his sentence hearing where the full facts of his offending will be laid out before the court.