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Juventus avoid US tour in case Ronaldo is detained over rape investigation - report
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Juventus avoid US tour in case Ronaldo is detained over rape investigation - report

Mar 21st 2019, 6:01 PM 9,062 Views 0 Comments

The Italian champions will instead play their pre-season matches in Asia, according to the New York Times.

Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse
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Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse

Mar 19th 2019, 7:09 PM 32,029 Views 0 Comments

The man (45) has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted'
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'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted'

Mar 17th 2019, 9:30 PM 20,351 Views 0 Comments

Parents talk to us about why they are seeking asylum in Ireland and the impact of raising a family in an institutionalised setting.

'My name is Lavinia': First rape survivor to waive anonymity tells her story
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'My name is Lavinia': First rape survivor to waive anonymity tells her story

Mar 9th 2019, 2:00 PM 111,515 Views 25 Comments

“Pre-1991, you would never hear the word ‘rape’ on radio, it was like a curse word,” Lavinia Kerwick said in an emotional interview.

Delays at forensic lab mean rape victims have to wait longer for cases to progress
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Delays at forensic lab mean rape victims have to wait longer for cases to progress

Feb 16th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,543 Views 1 Comment

€10 million has been taken from the National Forensic Science Laboratory to pay for the National Children’s Hospital.

Woman forgives ex-partner who raped her while she slept, court hears
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Woman forgives ex-partner who raped her while she slept, court hears

Feb 8th 2019, 3:32 PM 60,965 Views 0 Comments

Justice Carmel Stewart imposed a seven-year sentence with the final 18 months suspended.

Nurse pleads not guilty to raping and impregnating US woman in coma for over a decade
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Nurse pleads not guilty to raping and impregnating US woman in coma for over a decade

Feb 6th 2019, 7:47 AM 37,598 Views 0 Comments

The woman (29), who has been in long-term care since the age of 3, gave birth to a baby boy in December.

Two French officers sentenced to 7 years in jail for raping tourist at police headquarters
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Two French officers sentenced to 7 years in jail for raping tourist at police headquarters

Jan 31st 2019, 9:15 PM 45,670 Views 27 Comments

Nicolas Redouane and Antoine Quirin had denied rape, and said the sex was consensual.

Limerick man jailed for 11 years for raping partner's young daughter
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Limerick man jailed for 11 years for raping partner's young daughter

Jan 28th 2019, 4:29 PM 33,297 Views 0 Comments

The judge said Liam O’Dwyer was in a position of trust and abused it to leave his victim “groomed into submission”.

Stable owner who raped girl receives partially suspended sentence
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Stable owner who raped girl receives partially suspended sentence

Jan 25th 2019, 2:36 PM 33,079 Views 0 Comments

The offences were carried out at the man’s home and at horse events around the country.

Nurse charged with rape after US woman in coma for over a decade gives birth
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Nurse charged with rape after US woman in coma for over a decade gives birth

Jan 23rd 2019, 10:23 PM 69,326 Views 0 Comments

The 29-year-old woman, who has been in long-term care since the age of 3, gave birth to a baby boy in December.

Man (37) jailed for three years for raping his wife
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Man (37) jailed for three years for raping his wife

Jan 21st 2019, 5:36 PM 43,932 Views 0 Comments

The victim told the court she forgives her husband and doesn’t want him to go to prison.

Las Vegas police seek Ronaldo's DNA in rape investigation
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Las Vegas police seek Ronaldo's DNA in rape investigation

Jan 10th 2019, 9:51 PM 45,330 Views 0 Comments

Las Vegas police spokeswoman Laura Meltzer declined comment about the police investigation.

Man wanted in Scotland for allegedly raping ex-girlfriend denied bail by Dublin High Court
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Man wanted in Scotland for allegedly raping ex-girlfriend denied bail by Dublin High Court

Dec 28th 2018, 4:06 PM 18,238 Views 0 Comments

The matter will return before the court in the New Year.

Man who raped Spanish student asks for transfer to Central Mental Hospital
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Man who raped Spanish student asks for transfer to Central Mental Hospital

Dec 20th 2018, 7:40 PM 27,151 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Berkley (25) of Hampton Wood Way, Finglas, was jailed for 14 years for abducted and repeatedly raping a woman.

Sentencing adjourned for Patrick Nevin over attacks on two women he met on Tinder
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Sentencing adjourned for Patrick Nevin over attacks on two women he met on Tinder

Updated Dec 17th 2018, 12:35 PM 19,595 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old father-of-two pleaded guilty to rape and sexual assault.

Man who sexually assaulted partner while under investigation for raping her receives four-year sentence
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Man who sexually assaulted partner while under investigation for raping her receives four-year sentence

Dec 11th 2018, 5:42 PM 34,712 Views 20 Comments

The final 18 months of the sentence were suspended on condition that the man undergo probation supervision.

Gardaí investigating alleged rape of woman in Dublin city
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Gardaí investigating alleged rape of woman in Dublin city

Dec 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 89,420 Views 0 Comments

The woman is believed to have been socialising in a hotel in the city centre.

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls
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Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls

Dec 3rd 2018, 1:06 PM 18,328 Views 0 Comments

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the offences.

Rape and sexual assault at house parties increasing, crisis centre says
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Rape and sexual assault at house parties increasing, crisis centre says

Nov 26th 2018, 5:50 PM 18,199 Views 0 Comments

Dublin’s Rape Crisis Centre had almost 13,000 contacts to its national 24-hour helpline in 2017.

Underwear had to be shown in Belfast rape trial, says Jackson's lawyer
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Underwear had to be shown in Belfast rape trial, says Jackson's lawyer

Nov 24th 2018, 3:36 PM 35,956 Views 13 Comments

Using an alleged victim of sexual assault’s underwear as evidence has been questioned in recent weeks.

Sentencing adjourned for man who sexually assaulted Brazilian student he met on Tinder
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Sentencing adjourned for man who sexually assaulted Brazilian student he met on Tinder

Updated Nov 23rd 2018, 12:08 PM 30,561 Views 0 Comments

Nevin is due to be sentenced next month for a further two assaults on women he met through the dating app.

NI report suggests banning public from rape trials and showing juries videos about stereotyping
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NI report suggests banning public from rape trials and showing juries videos about stereotyping

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 1:45 PM 12,340 Views 0 Comments

A need for legislation to manage social media use around these trials has also been recommended.

Nine in 10 people believe a person's underwear should not be discussed in a rape case
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Nine in 10 people believe a person's underwear should not be discussed in a rape case

Nov 20th 2018, 12:00 AM 17,824 Views 58 Comments

A barrister’s comments sparked outrage and led to protests last week.

'Which one of us was the free rape?': Rape survivor criticises concurrent sentencing
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'Which one of us was the free rape?': Rape survivor criticises concurrent sentencing

Nov 19th 2018, 11:28 PM 50,292 Views 28 Comments

Leona O’Callaghan waived her right to anonymity so her rapist could be publicly named.

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement
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'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement

Nov 19th 2018, 4:33 PM 29,725 Views 16 Comments

Leona O’Callaghan was groomed and raped by Patrick O’Dea when she was a child.

Victim tells court of terror as Patrick Nevin set to be sentenced for attacks on women he met through Tinder
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Victim tells court of terror as Patrick Nevin set to be sentenced for attacks on women he met through Tinder

Nov 19th 2018, 1:46 PM 23,323 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old will be sentenced next month for two attacks on women he met up with via the dating app.

Limerick man jailed for 17 years for raping and forming sexual relationship with teenager
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Limerick man jailed for 17 years for raping and forming sexual relationship with teenager

Nov 19th 2018, 12:44 PM 26,421 Views 29 Comments

Patrick O’Dea pleaded guilty on the second day of his trial at the Central Criminal Court.

Horse trader jailed for 9 years for rape of teenage girl who worked for him
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Horse trader jailed for 9 years for rape of teenage girl who worked for him

Nov 5th 2018, 5:22 PM 55,304 Views 38 Comments

The incidents took place in Mountrath, Co Laois in the early 1990s. The judge described the abuse as “calculated and exploitative”.

Drama teacher jailed for raping student (7) ends appeal to reduce sentence
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Drama teacher jailed for raping student (7) ends appeal to reduce sentence

Nov 5th 2018, 3:42 PM 56,802 Views 28 Comments

The court heard that a juror apparently “smiled and winked” in the direction of the complainant and two gardaí.

'The actions of a coward, evil': Man jailed for ten years for repeated rape of daughter
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'The actions of a coward, evil': Man jailed for ten years for repeated rape of daughter

Nov 5th 2018, 12:54 PM 28,052 Views 26 Comments

The victim said it had been unbearable to hear her mother giving evidence on her father’s behalf during the trial.

'I’m very concerned at reports regarding the bail situation': Garda review into Eoin Berkley case announced
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'I’m very concerned at reports regarding the bail situation': Garda review into Eoin Berkley case announced

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:46 PM 24,017 Views 0 Comments

A Garda review into policing matters around the case of Eoin Berkley is to take place.

Father jailed for repeated rape of his daughter told gardaí he considered her a 'partner by night'
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Father jailed for repeated rape of his daughter told gardaí he considered her a 'partner by night'

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:11 PM 63,489 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 15 years.

'I’ve been kidnapped. I’m going to be killed': A phone call no father ever wants to receive
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'I’ve been kidnapped. I’m going to be killed': A phone call no father ever wants to receive

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:30 AM 27,225 Views 19 Comments

Mr Justice White said there is a collective sense of shame that somebody visiting Ireland had suffered in such a vile way.

Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter
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Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter

Oct 22nd 2018, 8:26 PM 29,241 Views 19 Comments

Michael Moloney pleaded guilty to eight counts of sexual abuse on dates between 2009 and 2015.

'Evil, dark crimes': Australian PM apologises to thousands of victims of child sex abuse
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'Evil, dark crimes': Australian PM apologises to thousands of victims of child sex abuse

Oct 22nd 2018, 6:44 AM 9,063 Views 28 Comments

The state apology comes after a five-year Royal Commission into child sex abuse.

Mayo man (49) questioned over alleged rape of 75-year-old woman in Ennis
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Mayo man (49) questioned over alleged rape of 75-year-old woman in Ennis

Oct 21st 2018, 4:27 PM 39,153 Views 23 Comments

The alleged incident was reported to Gardaí on Thursday.

Travelling salesman jailed for five years for raping woman while serving suspended sentence
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Travelling salesman jailed for five years for raping woman while serving suspended sentence

Oct 20th 2018, 8:15 AM 26,543 Views 18 Comments

The man denied the offence but was convicted following a trial last July.

The 'abuse was vile and wicked': 20 British men jailed for sexually abusing over a dozen girls
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The 'abuse was vile and wicked': 20 British men jailed for sexually abusing over a dozen girls

Oct 19th 2018, 10:00 PM 38,580 Views 115 Comments

The convictions came in a series of trials that could not be reported due court restrictions.

Man arrested over murder of Bulgarian journalist to be released
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Man arrested over murder of Bulgarian journalist to be released

Updated Oct 9th 2018, 10:12 PM 19,463 Views 7 Comments

The brutal rape and killing of Viktoria Marinova has shocked Europe.