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Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain
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Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain

Dec 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 10,735 Views 3 Comments

At one stage, it could take five years before gardaí would get to a case because of the volume of material for analysis.

Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images
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Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images

Updated Oct 23rd 2019, 3:47 PM 119,887 Views 56 Comments

Martin Guerin was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment but it was suspended in its entirety.

Man handed suspended sentence after being found in possession of child abuse images
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Man handed suspended sentence after being found in possession of child abuse images

Jun 27th 2019, 8:30 PM 27,235 Views 55 Comments

Costello was not involved in the production or sharing of any of the pornographic material found.

Former deputy principal jailed for 18 months for possessing and distributing child abuse images
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Former deputy principal jailed for 18 months for possessing and distributing child abuse images

Feb 20th 2019, 10:21 PM 25,506 Views 0 Comments

Brian Fitzgerald (49) of Golf Links Road, Youghal, Co Cork pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.

Addresses in 11 counties searched as part of investigation into child sexual abuse images
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Addresses in 11 counties searched as part of investigation into child sexual abuse images

Feb 5th 2019, 5:36 PM 17,297 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-three searches have been carried out by gardaí in recent days.

Trial hears evidence against garda accused of possession of child pornography
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Trial hears evidence against garda accused of possession of child pornography

Updated Oct 31st 2018, 8:15 PM 27,356 Views 0 Comments

The images of the child sexual abuse were allegedly found on a laptop.

Men convicted of child pornography offences after online chat where one pretended to be teen girl
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Men convicted of child pornography offences after online chat where one pretended to be teen girl

May 31st 2018, 7:35 PM 31,866 Views 25 Comments

The case was described as “very unusual”.

Man stole over €14,000 from employer while waiting to be charged over child pornography offences
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Man stole over €14,000 from employer while waiting to be charged over child pornography offences

May 2nd 2018, 6:20 AM 29,081 Views 36 Comments

The man was jailed for two-and-a-half years.

Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course
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Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course

Mar 22nd 2018, 5:08 PM 23,256 Views 17 Comments

Matthew Horan was sentenced to nine-and-a-half years with the final two years suspended.

Former Glee actor Mark Salling found dead
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Former Glee actor Mark Salling found dead

Jan 30th 2018, 7:01 PM 94,914 Views 93 Comments

The 35-year-old was due to be sentenced over child pornography charges in March.

Former Glee star Mark Salling pleads guilty to child pornography charges
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Former Glee star Mark Salling pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Dec 19th 2017, 7:21 AM 24,295 Views 0 Comments

More than 50,000 images of child sexual abuse were found on the actor’s computer and USB drive.

Music teacher caught with over 1,300 child pornography pictures avoids jail
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Music teacher caught with over 1,300 child pornography pictures avoids jail

Nov 13th 2017, 7:35 PM 43,835 Views 58 Comments

He had been teaching music to seven and 12-year -olds.

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case
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Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case

Nov 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 42,416 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she sent the video to warn a friend about the dangers of leaving her children alone with her boyfriend.

Dublin man (37) due in court for possession of child porn images and videos
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Dublin man (37) due in court for possession of child porn images and videos

Sep 20th 2017, 3:34 PM 27,853 Views 0 Comments

Garda Ian Ward said the accused made no reply when charged with the offences.

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images
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Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images

Jun 2nd 2017, 1:52 PM 11,579 Views 0 Comments

The man admitted to possessing 2,683 images and 721 movie files in total.

College professor who had 2,000 indecent images of children gets suspended sentence
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College professor who had 2,000 indecent images of children gets suspended sentence

May 5th 2017, 8:28 PM 28,795 Views 44 Comments

Simon Jarvis pleaded guilty to counts of possessing, making and distributing indecent images of children.

Dublin man who used Darknet to download 300 child abuse images avoids jail
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Dublin man who used Darknet to download 300 child abuse images avoids jail

Mar 28th 2017, 4:30 PM 39,420 Views 100 Comments

The judge said that while it was an “odious crime” the number of images was not high relative to other cases.

Law lecturer convicted of possessing child pornography loses latest legal challenge
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Law lecturer convicted of possessing child pornography loses latest legal challenge

Nov 25th 2016, 4:38 PM 26,613 Views 0 Comments

Julian Myerscough was arrested on 2 October 2015 at a hotel in Dublin on foot of a European arrest warrant.

Man accused of having images of child sex abuse told to stay away from all children
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Man accused of having images of child sex abuse told to stay away from all children

Oct 15th 2016, 7:00 PM 16,268 Views 0 Comments

The court tightened his bail restrictions even further on Thursday.

Man caught with 25 videos and 80 photos of child sex abuse avoids jail
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Man caught with 25 videos and 80 photos of child sex abuse avoids jail

Oct 12th 2016, 6:12 AM 37,213 Views 22 Comments

Delay in arrest and charge of man caught with child abuse imagery because of the backlog in the garda computer crimes unit.

Child pornography: 75 people arrested in Europe-wide crackdown
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Child pornography: 75 people arrested in Europe-wide crackdown

Aug 23rd 2016, 7:37 PM 17,888 Views 32 Comments

Operation Daylight was started after Europol received information from Swiss police last year revealing a vast network of criminals involved in the sexual exploitation of minors.

Man found with child pornography ordered not to 'loiter around playgrounds or schools'
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Man found with child pornography ordered not to 'loiter around playgrounds or schools'

Jul 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 26,837 Views 0 Comments

The Kildare man was granted bail this week.

Man who had child pornography on his phone asks to be put into garda custody over fears for life
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Man who had child pornography on his phone asks to be put into garda custody over fears for life

Jun 14th 2016, 6:15 AM 34,849 Views 0 Comments

Liam Corr’s mother reported him to gardaí after finding the pornography on his phone.

Man who raped his disabled son to produce child pornography jailed for 20 years
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Man who raped his disabled son to produce child pornography jailed for 20 years

May 9th 2016, 6:40 PM 38,154 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that the images mean that the boy’s “indignity lives on”.

Mother reported 21-year-old son to gardaí after discovering child pornography on his phone
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Mother reported 21-year-old son to gardaí after discovering child pornography on his phone

Apr 26th 2016, 3:12 PM 55,965 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the mother had previously banned her son from using a smartphone.

Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse
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Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse

Feb 20th 2016, 3:13 PM 15,069 Views 27 Comments

Officers from the PSNI also took part in the training course in Dublin this week.

Man who facilitated child pornography of his daughter, filmed by mother, has sentence cut
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Man who facilitated child pornography of his daughter, filmed by mother, has sentence cut

Feb 19th 2016, 5:30 PM 32,818 Views 0 Comments

A member of the public discovered disturbing images of a 4-year-old they recognised when they found a crushed mobile phone and SD card.

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality
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Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality

Nov 20th 2015, 10:53 PM 24,719 Views 23 Comments

Dr John Wolf was also allegedly recorded saying he deliberately tries to infect sexual partners with HIV.

Man jailed for 139 years for extorting child pornography from hundreds of boys
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Man jailed for 139 years for extorting child pornography from hundreds of boys

Oct 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 21,135 Views 27 Comments

Patrick Killen would “beg, bribe and cajole the unsuspecting boys to send him sexually explicit pictures,” then share them with others online.

Two people with intellectual disabilities arrested in huge operation against child pornography
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Two people with intellectual disabilities arrested in huge operation against child pornography

Oct 17th 2015, 3:46 PM 19,668 Views 31 Comments

Spanish police have said today that the individuals involved had exchanged pornagraphic images and videos.

Child pornography: Hard-drives seized and 25 arrested in major crackdown
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Child pornography: Hard-drives seized and 25 arrested in major crackdown

Sep 25th 2015, 12:01 AM 28,797 Views 21 Comments

A series of search and seizure operations took place as part of ‘Operation Jarra’.

Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline
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Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline

May 14th 2015, 10:09 PM 16,881 Views 24 Comments

There were 335 confirmed cases of child pornography reported last year.

Retired police chief says detective helped mayor delete 'child pornography' from his iPad
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Retired police chief says detective helped mayor delete 'child pornography' from his iPad

May 8th 2015, 8:05 PM 15,421 Views 4 Comments

John Lee said he was not investigated for possession of child pornography and he is the one who is the victim.

Mathematics scholar made 'some of the most extreme child pornography images ever seen'
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Mathematics scholar made 'some of the most extreme child pornography images ever seen'

May 3rd 2015, 8:15 AM 44,119 Views 31 Comments

When police searched his home, they found him with his laptop open beside a life-size mannequin of a young boy.

Teens charged over child pornography Instagram account with 'cruel comments'
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Teens charged over child pornography Instagram account with 'cruel comments'

Feb 13th 2015, 11:52 AM 14,967 Views 9 Comments

Followers were encouraged to post sexually explicit images of teens in the area to “expose” them.

Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography
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Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography

Dec 1st 2014, 5:55 PM 12,849 Views 16 Comments

Lewys Martin was sentenced to over four years in prison.

Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year
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Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year

May 28th 2014, 2:46 PM 12,479 Views 24 Comments

That is the highest number in a single year.

Child pornography ring used social networks to lure 251 victims
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Child pornography ring used social networks to lure 251 victims

Mar 19th 2014, 7:28 AM 11,821 Views 17 Comments

There were more than 27,000 subscribers to the website.

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting
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Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 2,245 Views 27 Comments

Children as young as 10 have engaged in ‘sexting’ – sending explicit images or texts to another person — but they are distanced from the reality of what they are doing, writes Dr Maureen Griffin.

Google to block some child sexual abuse search results
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Google to block some child sexual abuse search results

Nov 18th 2013, 8:40 AM 10,479 Views 46 Comments

The world’s biggest search engine is using new technology to stop 100,000 different searches from resulting in images of children being abused.

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