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#Sexual Assault

From TheJournal.ie Man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teenage girl in Cork hospital ward Cork University Hospital

Man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teenage girl in Cork hospital ward

The court heard the man sexually assaulted the girl when they were in the same ward at Cork University Hospital last year.

From TheJournal.ie Pensioner who sexually assaulted granddaughter multiple times is jailed for three years Courts
From TheJournal.ie 'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens' Lavinia Kerwick

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'

Lavinia Kerwick, the first rape survivor in Ireland to waive her anonymity, has called for more supports to be made available to fellow survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night' Courts

Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'

The woman told the trial she did not consent to any sexual activity.

From TheJournal.ie Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back' Sexual Assault

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'

The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for pretending to be talent agent and assaulting children in hospital Brendan Clifford

Man jailed for pretending to be talent agent and assaulting children in hospital

Brendan Clifford pleaded guilty to the sexual exploitation of a child at Tallaght Hospital in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood' Courts

Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'

Thomas Mullarney was give jail sentences totalling 14 years with the final two suspended.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for eight years for repeated sexual abuse and rape of his younger brother Courts

Man jailed for eight years for repeated sexual abuse and rape of his younger brother

Over the course of a decade, John Murphy abused his brother who was aged between ten and 20 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Man convicted of Tinder sexual assault appeals his five-year sentence Court Of Appeal

Man convicted of Tinder sexual assault appeals his five-year sentence

Paul Flaherty (30) was found guilty by a jury at the Central Criminal Court last December.

From TheJournal.ie Man who was 16 when he sexually assaulted 12-year-old girl jailed for 4 years Courts

Man who was 16 when he sexually assaulted 12-year-old girl jailed for 4 years

The defendant had forced the child to perform oral sex on him while other youths recorded the act on their phones.

From TheJournal.ie Jurors in Paul Gascoigne sexual assault trial shown photos of him kissing Paul Gascoigne

Jurors in Paul Gascoigne sexual assault trial shown photos of him kissing

The former England football star momentarily wept in the witness box today.

From TheJournal.ie Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub London

Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub

The victim was taken to hospital where she required surgery following the attack.

From TheJournal.ie 'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape Victim Impact

'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape

The man will be sentenced on 13 November.

From TheJournal.ie Young woman dragged into laneway and sexually assaulted in Omagh Tyrone

Young woman dragged into laneway and sexually assaulted in Omagh

The woman has been left “deeply traumatised” by the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating prominent Irish sportsman over alleged sexual assault in Dublin Drimnagh

Gardaí investigating prominent Irish sportsman over alleged sexual assault in Dublin

The alleged sexual assault happened at 9pm on Friday night in Drimnagh.

From TheJournal.ie Prominent entertainer pleads not guilty to sexual assault Courts

Prominent entertainer pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Eight national news organisations have asked the court to set aside a restriction banning the publication of the celebrity’s name.

From TheJournal.ie Pensioner (80s) sent for trial on sexual assault charges Courts

Pensioner (80s) sent for trial on sexual assault charges

The offences allegedly occurred over a 12-month period between 2012 and 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager who claims she was sexually assaulted brings court action aimed at getting safe place to reside Sexual Assault

Teenager who claims she was sexually assaulted brings court action aimed at getting safe place to reside

The girl has been the subject of interim care orders and had been placed in foster homes.

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested on suspicion of rape after woman assaulted by a number of men in Down Newtownards

Three arrested on suspicion of rape after woman assaulted by a number of men in Down

The incident occurred this morning in Newtownards.

From TheJournal.ie 'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears Chemsex

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears Exclusive

Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.

From TheJournal.ie Man to appear in court after being caught with weapon at Electric Picnic Laois

Man to appear in court after being caught with weapon at Electric Picnic

The man was arrested at a car park at the festival over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí urge man who made anonymous call about serious sexual assault in Cork to come forward Ballyphehane

Gardaí urge man who made anonymous call about serious sexual assault in Cork to come forward

The incident happened in Ballyphehane on 24 August.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating alleged serious sexual assault in Cork Witness Appeal

Gardaí investigating alleged serious sexual assault in Cork

The alleged incident happened last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Police praise locals who came to aid of woman allegedly sexually assaulted in Co Armagh Newtownhamilton

Police praise locals who came to aid of woman allegedly sexually assaulted in Co Armagh

A 38-year-old man has since been arrested on suspicion of rape and threats to kill.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault in Cork city centre overnight Investigation

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault in Cork city centre overnight

The scene has been preserved.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí issue appeal for man who is understood to have come to females' aid in alleged Courtown incident Courtown

Gardaí issue appeal for man who is understood to have come to females' aid in alleged Courtown incident

The alleged incident happened at around 12.15am on 28 July in the Burrow area of Courtown Harbour, Gorey.

From The42 Ryder Cup winner Olesen charged with sexual assault on London-bound flight Legal Proceedings

Ryder Cup winner Olesen charged with sexual assault on London-bound flight

The Danish golfer has been suspended by the European Tour, and will appear in court on 21 August.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí continue to appeal for information over alleged sexual assault in Co Wexford Courtown

Gardaí continue to appeal for information over alleged sexual assault in Co Wexford

Investigating gardaí have thanked those who have already come forward.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating report of sexual assault in early hours of Sunday morning in Courtown, Wexford Courtown Harbour

Gardaí investigating report of sexual assault in early hours of Sunday morning in Courtown, Wexford

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have information to come forward.

From TheJournal.ie Man who stood over injured woman (64) while masturbating and laughing given suspended sentence Courts

Man who stood over injured woman (64) while masturbating and laughing given suspended sentence

Maximilian Lang-Orsini (24) of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexual assault.

From TheJournal.ie Tory MP charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women Charlie Elphicke

Tory MP charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women

Elphicke is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 6 September.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick man (70) returned for trial over alleged sex assault on 12-year-old in Dunnes toilet Sent For Trial

Limerick man (70) returned for trial over alleged sex assault on 12-year-old in Dunnes toilet

In response to arrest, charge and caution, the man replied “not guilty”.

From TheJournal.ie Sentencing of man who abused boy (13) delayed over confusion on whether he accepts guilt Courts

Sentencing of man who abused boy (13) delayed over confusion on whether he accepts guilt

Leddy had pleaded not guilty but was convicted on all counts by majority verdict.

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Spacey could avoid trial for sexual assault after accuser declines to testify Massachusetts

Kevin Spacey could avoid trial for sexual assault after accuser declines to testify

The actor was charged with indecent assault and battery in January.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: How Patrick Nevin was found guilty in the 'Tinder rape case' Podcast

The Explainer: How Patrick Nevin was found guilty in the 'Tinder rape case'

We look at the Patrick Nevin court case which saw him being found guilty of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another.

From TheJournal.ie More people coming forward to gardaí as reporting of sex offences increases by over 54% CSO

More people coming forward to gardaí as reporting of sex offences increases by over 54%

That’s according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

From TheJournal.ie Man who was sentenced in his absence for rape and sexual assault of boy is jailed Courts

Man who was sentenced in his absence for rape and sexual assault of boy is jailed

Anthony Moynihan was jailed today after he was brought into court following the execution of a warrant.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was convinced he would kill me': How Patrick Nevin used Tinder to lure the women he sexually assaulted Courts

'I was convinced he would kill me': How Patrick Nevin used Tinder to lure the women he sexually assaulted

The 37-year-old received a 12-year sentence today.

From TheJournal.ie Serial sex offender Patrick Nevin jailed for 12 years for attacking women he met on Tinder Sexual Assault

Serial sex offender Patrick Nevin jailed for 12 years for attacking women he met on Tinder

He is already serving a five-and-a-half-year sentence for the sexual assault of another woman he met via the dating app.

From TheJournal.ie Father given suspended sentence after assaulting childcare worker while dropping son at creche Courts

Father given suspended sentence after assaulting childcare worker while dropping son at creche

The 30-year-old married man pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault on a date last year.

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