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'Seen as criminals first, children second': 1,000 children in Ireland involved with criminal networks
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'Seen as criminals first, children second': 1,000 children in Ireland involved with criminal networks

Jan 27th 2021, 4:46 PM 14,000 Views 13 Comments

A new initiative will be piloted at two locations to intervene in situations where children are being drawn into criminality by adults.

'Their actions could be detrimental': Paedophile hunters warned not to post suspects' details online
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'Their actions could be detrimental': Paedophile hunters warned not to post suspects' details online

Jan 10th 2018, 2:32 PM 16,891 Views 48 Comments

To date, no prosecutions have been secured in Northern Ireland using evidence passed to them from a vigilante group.

RTÉ sports producer pleads guilty to sex offences in Leeds court
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# Kieran Creaven

RTÉ sports producer pleads guilty to sex offences in Leeds court

Dec 18th 2017, 11:02 AM 37,498 Views 0 Comments

Kieran Creaven was suspended by the broadcaster following his arrest.

'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups
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'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups

Nov 21st 2017, 3:32 PM 27,549 Views 0 Comments

Earlier this year two separate men were confronted after being wrongly identified as a convicted paedophile.

RTÉ producer charged with child sex offences to return to Dublin on bail
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RTÉ producer charged with child sex offences to return to Dublin on bail

Nov 20th 2017, 1:39 PM 68,927 Views 0 Comments

Kieran Creaven, 55, faces charges of grooming and attempting to have sex with an underage girl.

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'
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# Tom Humphries

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'

Oct 25th 2017, 12:10 AM 17,286 Views 72 Comments

Former sports journalist Tom Humphries has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for grooming and sexually abusing a teenage girl.

'I could not abandon him': Journalist explains why he wrote reference for Tom Humphries
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# Sexual Abuse

'I could not abandon him': Journalist explains why he wrote reference for Tom Humphries

Oct 8th 2017, 10:24 AM 76,711 Views 0 Comments

Humphries groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

London teacher jailed after having sex with 15-year-old pupil
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London teacher jailed after having sex with 15-year-old pupil

Oct 6th 2017, 8:50 PM 71,028 Views 177 Comments

Alice McBrearty was sentenced to 16 months in prison.

Tom Humphries hears how victim 'blocked out childhood memories' to 'block out all the abuse'
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Tom Humphries hears how victim 'blocked out childhood memories' to 'block out all the abuse'

Oct 4th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,612 Views 0 Comments

The former sports journalist will be sentenced in three weeks time after a hearing yesterday.

71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew
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71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew

Mar 6th 2017, 3:47 PM 15,492 Views 23 Comments

The judge said the sentence would have been considerably higher if it were not for the man’s advanced age.

Romeo and Juliet laws could be introduced in Ireland
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# Consensual

Romeo and Juliet laws could be introduced in Ireland

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 48,645 Views 25 Comments

The law would prevent a sexual act that occurred between individuals who are just a couple of years apart in age being considered a criminal offence.

This soothing pet grooming Instagram account is a must for any dog enthusiast
# Short Back And Sides
# Short Back And Sides

This soothing pet grooming Instagram account is a must for any dog enthusiast

Jun 7th 2016, 8:46 AM 4,351 Views 0 Comments

Just leave us alone with this account for the day.

Group of 10 jailed for more than 125 years for sexual offences against girls
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# Rochdale

Group of 10 jailed for more than 125 years for sexual offences against girls

Apr 9th 2016, 2:51 PM 22,315 Views 0 Comments

The 10 men were convicted of child abuse offences in February.

Court hears details of how Adam Johnson met with underage girl for 'thank you kiss and more'
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Court hears details of how Adam Johnson met with underage girl for 'thank you kiss and more'

Feb 15th 2016, 10:47 PM 36,919 Views 0 Comments

The jury watched a video recording of the girl’s police interview during the ex-Premier League footballer’s trial today.

Man jailed after pretending to be a girl online so he could have sex with teen
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Man jailed after pretending to be a girl online so he could have sex with teen

Jan 12th 2016, 12:07 PM 18,407 Views 24 Comments

He told her he was a teenage girl called ‘Julie’ after meeting her on the website Tagged.com.

Dublin man convicted of using fake social media profile to convince young girl to have sex
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Dublin man convicted of using fake social media profile to convince young girl to have sex

Oct 21st 2015, 8:22 PM 16,556 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old set up a profile as a 13-year-old girl called “Julie” and later introduced himself as Julie’s brother.

Dozens of children moved around Ireland for sexual exploitation
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Dozens of children moved around Ireland for sexual exploitation

Jul 10th 2015, 1:49 PM 24,601 Views 38 Comments

A new bill wants people who groom children to face 14 years in jail.

Child rapist moved to UK after gardaí saw a video of him raping 11-year-old girl
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Child rapist moved to UK after gardaí saw a video of him raping 11-year-old girl

Jun 15th 2015, 7:04 PM 44,218 Views 0 Comments

Michael Smith went on to commit further offences in England.

'Be careful what images you post online, they could be used by paedophiles'
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'Be careful what images you post online, they could be used by paedophiles'

May 22nd 2015, 1:40 PM 11,937 Views 22 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald has warned young people to be particularly careful.

Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead
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# Manchester

Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead

May 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 60,253 Views 85 Comments

The man was later arrested after he reported the assault by the men to police.

Premier League footballer charged with 3 offences of sexual activity with 15-year-old girl
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Premier League footballer charged with 3 offences of sexual activity with 15-year-old girl

Apr 23rd 2015, 3:45 PM 34,539 Views 0 Comments

England international Adam Johnson appeared to answer bail today following his arrest back in March.

Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent 'Irish Rotherham'
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# Exploitation

Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent 'Irish Rotherham'

Sep 8th 2014, 11:00 AM 9,454 Views 77 Comments

Cross-party support is being sought to pass the bill.

Caring cat just wants this little girl to be squeaky clean
# Forty Licks
# Forty Licks

Caring cat just wants this little girl to be squeaky clean

Jan 15th 2014, 5:04 PM 3,350 Views 2 Comments

This cat is serious about grooming.

16 things only people who work from home will understand
# Home Office
# Home Office

16 things only people who work from home will understand

Jul 25th 2013, 1:14 PM 21,385 Views 27 Comments

Freelancer? Jobseeker? Stay-at-home parent? We’re talking to you.

Five members of British paedophile gang jailed for life
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Five members of British paedophile gang jailed for life

Jun 27th 2013, 9:42 PM 12,004 Views 36 Comments

The men were found guilty of grooming vulnerable underage girls for sex.

The burning question*: Do you brush your hair?
# Dilemma
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you brush your hair?

Jun 17th 2013, 2:00 PM 14,776 Views 32 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

VIDEO: How do you shave in outer space?
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# Life In Zero G

VIDEO: How do you shave in outer space?

Apr 9th 2013, 12:34 PM 5,524 Views 8 Comments

Your guide to extra-terrestrial grooming, with Commander Chris Hadfield.

The latest male must-have: the moustache implant
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# Moust-have

The latest male must-have: the moustache implant

Jan 31st 2013, 6:40 AM 7,027 Views 5 Comments

Around 250 clinics in Istanbul alone are vying for clients who want a more virile, bewhiskered look in Turkey.

A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving
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A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving

May 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,803 Views 7 Comments

International survey shows that up to 20 per cent admit to having changed their clothes while behind the wheel.

'Why wasn't he stopped?' asks abuse victim of school caretaker
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'Why wasn't he stopped?' asks abuse victim of school caretaker

Jul 19th 2011, 1:29 PM 1,177 Views 4 Comments

Derek Mulligan has demanded answers from the Donegal school where he was molested by employee Michael Ferry.

Nursery worker (20) admits raping a toddler in Birmingham
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Nursery worker (20) admits raping a toddler in Birmingham

Jun 7th 2011, 3:28 PM 940 Views 5 Comments

A teenage girl groomed by Paul Wilson contacted police, which led them to his crimes. He’s pleaded guilty to a total of 47 charges including rape and making indecent images.