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Alex Salmond lodges special defences to accusations of sexual assault
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Alex Salmond lodges special defences to accusations of sexual assault

Mar 9th 2020, 4:01 PM 18,565 Views 0 Comments

The former first minister of Scotland is at the High Court in Edinburgh for the first day of his trial.

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault of 15-year-old girl in Dublin hotel
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Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault of 15-year-old girl in Dublin hotel

Feb 28th 2020, 7:22 AM 44,935 Views 0 Comments

No arrests have been made in the ongoing investigation.

11-year-old girl who was allegedly abused by creche worker tells trial 'I wasn't making it up'
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11-year-old girl who was allegedly abused by creche worker tells trial 'I wasn't making it up'

Feb 25th 2020, 8:11 PM 32,130 Views 0 Comments

The girl made the comments during cross-examination today.

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 26,641 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 17,092 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 30,070 Views 21 Comments

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

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche
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29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche

Feb 21st 2020, 5:19 PM 34,606 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the creche said she was unsure if the children were being “fanciful” when the allegations first came to light.

14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl
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14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl

Feb 19th 2020, 3:49 PM 45,445 Views 0 Comments

The boy appeared at Dublin Children’s Court today charged with sexual abuse offences which allegedly occurred when he was aged 12 and 13.

Man (51) convicted of sexual assault after touching 14-old-girl in clothing store
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Man (51) convicted of sexual assault after touching 14-old-girl in clothing store

Feb 18th 2020, 10:40 PM 40,937 Views 0 Comments

He was remanded in custody for sentencing in April.

Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial
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Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial

Feb 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 9,037 Views 0 Comments

The movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him.

Irish colleges to develop €80,000 online system for reporting sexual assault and harassment
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Irish colleges to develop €80,000 online system for reporting sexual assault and harassment

Feb 18th 2020, 6:05 AM 8,810 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Education has funded the nationwide project.

Cork hospital reviews admission policy after teen girl was sexually assaulted by male patient in ward
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Cork hospital reviews admission policy after teen girl was sexually assaulted by male patient in ward

Feb 12th 2020, 2:59 PM 29,479 Views 0 Comments

The assault on a 17-year-old girl by Andrew O’Donovan was only interrupted because his heart monitor began to accelerate.

Mayo man jailed for two years for sexually assaulting woman with special needs
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Mayo man jailed for two years for sexually assaulting woman with special needs

Jan 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 26,980 Views 33 Comments

The woman and the man’s son were friends and had attended the same special needs school.

Harvey Weinstein not just a Hollywood titan but a 'seasoned' predator, court told
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Harvey Weinstein not just a Hollywood titan but a 'seasoned' predator, court told

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 8:23 PM 18,451 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein (67) faces life in prison if convicted of predatory sexual assault charges.

Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape and sexual assault charges
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Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape and sexual assault charges

Jan 22nd 2020, 12:21 PM 16,226 Views 0 Comments

Salmond is accused of attempting to rape a woman at the official residence of the first minister of Scotland.

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago
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Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago

Jan 20th 2020, 7:59 PM 36,512 Views 6 Comments

The judge commended the bravery of the woman who came forward to report the abuse.

Man who sexually assaulted woman after leading her down Cork laneway sentenced to five years in jail
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Man who sexually assaulted woman after leading her down Cork laneway sentenced to five years in jail

Jan 20th 2020, 4:56 PM 34,401 Views 38 Comments

The woman was extremely drunk and walking around the streets in her bare feet when she met Las Vegas Balan.

What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'
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What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'

Dec 29th 2019, 10:00 PM 21,700 Views 12 Comments

In 1979, when the DRCC was founded, it wasn’t a crime for a man to rape his wife.

Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault
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Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Dec 13th 2019, 1:52 PM 30,750 Views 0 Comments

The Danish golfer, 29, appeared at Isleworth Crown Court today.

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction
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Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction

Dec 10th 2019, 10:20 PM 16,252 Views 11 Comments

The 82-year-old is currently serving a three and a half year jail term.

Father-of-six jailed over sexual assault of four women during 'spree of some sort'
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Father-of-six jailed over sexual assault of four women during 'spree of some sort'

Dec 6th 2019, 4:09 PM 28,388 Views 15 Comments

Macica Firea (58) was sentenced to three years imprisonment.

Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years
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Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years

Dec 6th 2019, 8:25 AM 11,510 Views 31 Comments

The report also revealed 19 fatal assaults related to the company over the last two years.

'Those who are committing sexual offences aren't being properly held to account'
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'Those who are committing sexual offences aren't being properly held to account'

Dec 4th 2019, 6:05 AM 8,669 Views 6 Comments

Only 11% of sexual offences reported last year were detected by gardaí.

Sexual assault charge against entertainer Al Porter dropped
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Sexual assault charge against entertainer Al Porter dropped

Nov 27th 2019, 4:04 PM 50,820 Views 20 Comments

He had been accused of a sexual assault in late 2016 in Dublin.

Gardaí investigating after woman allegedly sexually assaulted in north Dublin on Saturday
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Gardaí investigating after woman allegedly sexually assaulted in north Dublin on Saturday

Nov 25th 2019, 8:11 AM 26,235 Views 2 Comments

The alleged incident took place in the Sutton Cross area near Howth.

Six women and five men to face trial charged with over 200 counts of rape, sexual assault, and neglect of children
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Six women and five men to face trial charged with over 200 counts of rape, sexual assault, and neglect of children

Nov 21st 2019, 1:25 PM 76,523 Views 0 Comments

Six women and five men, aged between their 20s – 70s, are charged with offences including rape, sexual assault, neglect and cruelty.

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

Nov 15th 2019, 3:03 PM 29,311 Views 0 Comments

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

Pensioner who sexually assaulted granddaughter multiple times is jailed for three years
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Pensioner who sexually assaulted granddaughter multiple times is jailed for three years

Nov 15th 2019, 2:13 PM 26,265 Views 0 Comments

The abuse took place over a two-year period.

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

Nov 7th 2019, 3:36 PM 35,628 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Nov 6th 2019, 2:56 PM 44,225 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 1st 2019, 9:44 PM 104,916 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Oct 31st 2019, 7:20 PM 26,660 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2019, 3:30 PM 41,408 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Oct 19th 2019, 7:00 AM 29,562 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Oct 18th 2019, 4:47 PM 15,643 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 17th 2019, 4:26 PM 22,974 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 15th 2019, 5:26 PM 27,634 Views 0 Comments

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

Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub
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Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub

Oct 15th 2019, 2:49 PM 30,296 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 14th 2019, 10:26 PM 39,705 Views 0 Comments

The man will be sentenced on 13 November.

Young woman dragged into laneway and sexually assaulted in Omagh
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Young woman dragged into laneway and sexually assaulted in Omagh

Oct 13th 2019, 3:24 PM 23,028 Views 1 Comment

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