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Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home
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Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home

Apr 19th 2021, 9:20 PM 40,831 Views 0 Comments

The 38-year-old man, who had been friends with the woman for seven years, pleaded guilty to orally raping her during a prolonged attack in 2017.

'Good men need to speak up': Call for GAA officials to stop giving character references in rape trials
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'Good men need to speak up': Call for GAA officials to stop giving character references in rape trials

Apr 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 56,556 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee has written to the victim in the Conor Quaid trail but cannot meet her as an appeal has been lodged.

Schoolboy charged with raping  girl at Dublin park
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Schoolboy charged with raping girl at Dublin park

Mar 11th 2021, 2:43 PM 71,904 Views 0 Comments

He is accused of raping and sexually assaulting the girl over two successive dates in 2020.

Man (58) who raped six-month-old baby to be sentenced next week
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Man (58) who raped six-month-old baby to be sentenced next week

Feb 18th 2021, 6:42 PM 49,712 Views 0 Comments

The 58-year-old also produced sexually explicit images of four other children.

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters
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Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters

Feb 11th 2021, 9:21 PM 63,348 Views 0 Comments

Justice Owens imposed 14 years imprisonment and suspended the final two years on strict conditions.

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children
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Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children

Jan 28th 2021, 4:25 PM 56,794 Views 12 Comments

She was aged between six and seven at the time.

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
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Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

Jan 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 31,343 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

Pornhub introduces curbs against illegal content amid reports of child sex abuse and rape videos
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Pornhub introduces curbs against illegal content amid reports of child sex abuse and rape videos

Dec 9th 2020, 3:22 PM 21,999 Views 15 Comments

The New York Times reported finding videos featuring illegal content on the site.

Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park
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Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park

Dec 1st 2020, 5:57 PM 34,322 Views 0 Comments

A 17-year-old boy is accused of raping and sexually assaulting a girl in a south Dublin park last year.

Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'
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Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 13,053 Views 2 Comments

Noeline Blackwell of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says the law around image-based sexual abuse is useless as it pre-dates the internet and new legislation can’t come quickly enough.

Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker
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Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker

Nov 23rd 2020, 8:03 PM 50,530 Views 0 Comments

Declan Hannon, 50, of Gorey, Co Wexford can now be named after a judgement by the Court of Appeal today.

Two teenagers charged with rape of female in Dublin last year
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Two teenagers charged with rape of female in Dublin last year

Nov 10th 2020, 5:38 PM 53,095 Views 0 Comments

The pair are accused of rape of the same female on a date in April 2019.

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal
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'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal

Nov 9th 2020, 3:12 PM 34,843 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 20 years in 2017 for a series of offences over a 17-year period.

Teenage boy accused of raping girl sent forward for trial
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Teenage boy accused of raping girl sent forward for trial

Nov 5th 2020, 2:55 PM 36,718 Views 0 Comments

The boy was served with the book of evidence today.

Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man
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Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man

Sep 11th 2020, 10:18 AM 27,662 Views 13 Comments

The controversy started after a woman was allegedly gang raped in Lahore.

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'
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'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'

Aug 20th 2020, 12:26 PM 36,765 Views 39 Comments

Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill has said there is still a lot of stigma when it comes to speaking publicly about domestic and sexual abuse.

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape
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Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape

Aug 19th 2020, 9:13 AM 47,851 Views 0 Comments

The actor has already been charged with groping three women.

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets
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'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets

Aug 7th 2020, 1:05 PM 64,251 Views 32 Comments

Cork Penny Dinners says the coronavirus has put the already vulnerable community at greater risk.

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report
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Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 8:37 AM 33,062 Views 25 Comments

The review was instituted by the previous minister for justice Charlie Flanagan following the high-profile Belfast rape trial in 2018.

Man who raped sleeping woman during house party jailed for five years
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Man who raped sleeping woman during house party jailed for five years

Jul 31st 2020, 4:28 PM 54,651 Views 64 Comments

Brian Byrne went on trial in Dublin in November last year.

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown
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Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown

Jul 30th 2020, 3:30 PM 65,714 Views 0 Comments

The family of the woman said they will “never forget how that man single-handedly destroyed our mam’s life”.

'We need to cop on': Harris says government is committed to changing sexual assault laws
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'We need to cop on': Harris says government is committed to changing sexual assault laws

Jul 27th 2020, 6:05 AM 18,975 Views 24 Comments

Simon Harris will meet with the National Women’s Council’s advisory committee on ending sexual violence later today.

98% increase in people contacting rape crisis centres for support during pandemic
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98% increase in people contacting rape crisis centres for support during pandemic

Jul 20th 2020, 11:17 AM 12,658 Views 8 Comments

More than 4,400 contacts were made to six centres from March to June.

Teen accused of rape in south Dublin suburb
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Teen accused of rape in south Dublin suburb

Jul 1st 2020, 4:02 PM 40,383 Views 0 Comments

The defendant was 16 when the alleged incident happened.

Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout
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Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout

Jul 1st 2020, 10:49 AM 12,137 Views 0 Comments

A lawyer who represents some of the women described the payment as “a complete sellout”.

Serial rapist in UK went on sex attack spree after major probation failings, report finds
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Serial rapist in UK went on sex attack spree after major probation failings, report finds

Jun 30th 2020, 10:47 AM 18,408 Views 25 Comments

Joseph McCann was jailed last year for a string of assaults.

Man jailed for 6.5 years for raping sleeping woman
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Man jailed for 6.5 years for raping sleeping woman

Jun 19th 2020, 1:20 PM 43,523 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Tony Hunt said the offence was aggravated by the great harm it has caused and the fact the woman was raped while she was asleep.

That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women
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That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women

Jun 18th 2020, 7:42 AM 56,150 Views 0 Comments

He allegedly raped the women between 2001 and 2003.

'Weaknesses all over the system': Call for review of 'State failures' in family rape case
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'Weaknesses all over the system': Call for review of 'State failures' in family rape case

Jun 16th 2020, 11:13 AM 10,960 Views 0 Comments

The victims have questioned whether the fact that they are Travellers was a factor.

Rapist (75) who abused sister and his seven daughters over 23-year period jailed for 20 years
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Rapist (75) who abused sister and his seven daughters over 23-year period jailed for 20 years

Jun 15th 2020, 1:43 PM 44,241 Views 0 Comments

From 1977 to 2000, James O’Reilly (75) subjected the young girls to “horrific” sexual abuse.

Teenage boy charged with rape at Dublin housing estate two years ago
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Teenage boy charged with rape at Dublin housing estate two years ago

May 11th 2020, 4:37 PM 48,407 Views 0 Comments

The boy has not indicated how he will plead.

Court overturns Dublin man's conviction for rape of his heavily-pregnant partner
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Court overturns Dublin man's conviction for rape of his heavily-pregnant partner

Apr 28th 2020, 8:02 PM 52,280 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of two counts of rape following a three-week trial in 2017.

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexually assaulting a third woman in LA case
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Harvey Weinstein charged with sexually assaulting a third woman in LA case

Apr 11th 2020, 7:54 AM 16,591 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced Hollywood producer is already in prison in New York after being sentenced to 23 years in jail for rape and sexual assault.

Singer Duffy reveals 'dark story' of rape ordeal to 'help others who have suffered'
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Singer Duffy reveals 'dark story' of rape ordeal to 'help others who have suffered'

Apr 6th 2020, 7:50 AM 66,053 Views 113 Comments

The singer said she was drugged at a restaurant on her birthday before being held captive in her own home and taken to a foreign country.

Supreme Court restores 10-year sentence imposed on man who raped wife
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Supreme Court restores 10-year sentence imposed on man who raped wife

Feb 26th 2020, 3:58 PM 19,846 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Peter Charleton said the alteration of the original sentence by the Court of Appeal “did not accord with law”.

Singer Duffy reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive' for several days
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Singer Duffy reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive' for several days

Feb 25th 2020, 10:10 PM 115,474 Views 24 Comments

The 35-year-old has not released an album since 2010.

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault
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Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault

Feb 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 26,630 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced film producer faces a maximum of 29 years in prison.

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline
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The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline

Feb 24th 2020, 10:31 PM 17,068 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”
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Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”

Feb 23rd 2020, 6:01 PM 30,049 Views 21 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick was the first Irish rape survivor to waive her anonymity.

PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed
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PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed

Feb 21st 2020, 9:24 PM 23,934 Views 38 Comments

The leaflets were distributed in north Belfast earlier this week.

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