He sent a further three individual £10 payments for sexual services involving children to the woman on different dates.

Judge Lord Kinclaven requested background reports and said Titheridge had been convicted of “serious offences against children” before remanding him in custody.

Others may be put off seeking professional help in their adopted country because of cultural barriers, or a fear their problems might not be as well understood abroad as they would be at home.” More than 200 Irish clients living in Australia have availed of the service since it began last September, either through email conversations with a counsellor, or online video appointments.

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Upon further investigation, officers have connected him to 15 other women, although most did not engage in sexual behaviour.

Mr Eastwood is suspected of 16 charges, including causing a person to engage in a sexual act without consent and improper use of electronic communications to cause anxiety.

Clients can avail of up to six free appointments over Skype with a qualified Irish counsellor.

Cabhrú (which means help or support in Irish) is operated by Helplink.ie, a non-profit organisation which provides phone and online counselling to clients in Ireland.

One victim told police she spoke to a man with an Irish accent who called himself Matthew and held a Skype "interview" last year, Mr Robinson said.

The encounter began with the woman posing fully clothed, then in underwear and then naked, subsequently leading to her carrying out a sex act, the detective said.

Helplink.ie’s founder Lochlann Scott says some Irish people living abroad may be less inclined to seek mental health supports where they live than they might have been in Ireland.

“Some might feel they should be putting on a brave face for those back home and those around them.

Now a novel TV show has captured this wonderful creature in her natural haibitat – the good room trying to work that blasted Skype as they keep in touch with their far flung kids.

Missing You captures the stories of Ireland’s emigrants through their funny, touching and occasionally tearful video calls to home.

The High Court in Aberdeen heard that Titheridge, who admitted two offences, asked her about naked young girls and wanted to know their ages.