The girl outlined that she met him through a named online chat-room, the bail hearing was told.
Ms Finan said the man, who did not address the court, could face a two-year wait until his trial was reached and she asked the judge to note that the High Court had not refused to grant bail in relation to the first set of charges brought in the case.
However, refusing bail Judge Owens said the High Court was not aware that additional further charges were going to brought and they carried significantly higher sentences.
Judge Owens remanded him in custody to appear again next week.
Ferry During the hearing today, Garda Faulkner alleged the man frequently travelled over from the UK by ferry to meet the girl and gardaí have recovered videos of sexual activity between them from the defendant’s phone.
He said the girl has described the accused “forcing herself on her and other incidents where she passed out”.
It was alleged she claimed the man had become violent and exercised control over her.
Garda Faulkner alleged that the man came back by ferry every four to six weeks.
The girl’s mother alerted gardaí and an investigation began.
“She felt she was not in control of the situation,” the garda said.