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Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical'
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Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical'

Sep 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 23,176 Views 53 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said a person “may carry out a serious sexual assault without even recognising they have done so”.

'A sexually violent predator': Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison
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'A sexually violent predator': Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison

Updated Sep 25th 2018, 7:37 PM 33,697 Views 28 Comments

His defence team has argued he is too frail for prison and that he is not a threat, but prosecutors pointed out he has not expressed remorse for his crime.

'Predators are out there': Three college students report rapes to Cork sexual violence centre
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'Predators are out there': Three college students report rapes to Cork sexual violence centre

Sep 25th 2018, 12:23 PM 23,054 Views 79 Comments

None of the alleged rapes were reported to gardaí – the head of the centre in Cork said this is not surprising.

Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault
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Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault

Sep 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 10,380 Views 0 Comments

The 81-year-old faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion.

Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee accuser over account of sex attack
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Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee accuser over account of sex attack

Sep 21st 2018, 3:28 PM 19,273 Views 88 Comments

Christine Blasey Ford alleges that Brett Kavanaugh drunkenly assaulted her when they were teenagers.

Trump stands by Supreme Court nominee after sex assault allegation
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Trump stands by Supreme Court nominee after sex assault allegation

Updated Sep 17th 2018, 10:49 PM 46,960 Views 71 Comments

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the lifetime post would see the balance of the Court swing towards conservatism.

LA prosecutors don't plan to file sex assault charges in Kevin Spacey and Steven Seagal cases
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LA prosecutors don't plan to file sex assault charges in Kevin Spacey and Steven Seagal cases

Sep 5th 2018, 10:21 AM 14,172 Views 0 Comments

Spacey and Seagal are facing potential charges in other cases currently under investigation.

French star Gerard Depardieu faces probe over alleged sexual assault
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French star Gerard Depardieu faces probe over alleged sexual assault

Aug 30th 2018, 7:56 PM 14,560 Views 0 Comments

Depardieu “absolutely denies any attack, any rape”, his lawyer Herve Temime said.

New sexual assault complaint against Kevin Spacey filed in LA, prosecutors say
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New sexual assault complaint against Kevin Spacey filed in LA, prosecutors say

Aug 23rd 2018, 8:03 AM 19,387 Views 0 Comments

Another investigation was opened in April for a complaint about an alleged assault in 1992 involving a man.

English man jailed for 20 years after pleading guilty to over 200 sexual assaults
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English man jailed for 20 years after pleading guilty to over 200 sexual assaults

Aug 21st 2018, 2:03 PM 18,896 Views 20 Comments

A number of the offences were recorded by Lee on a camcorder.

Leading #MeToo actress paid off man who claimed she sexually assaulted him
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Leading #MeToo actress paid off man who claimed she sexually assaulted him

Aug 20th 2018, 10:50 AM 61,485 Views 0 Comments

Actress Asia Argento was accused of sexual assault by fellow actor Jimmy Bennett in 2013.

Gardaí investigating alleged rape of inmate in Midlands Prison
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Gardaí investigating alleged rape of inmate in Midlands Prison

Aug 16th 2018, 12:04 PM 61,598 Views 81 Comments

The man has given a statement to gardaí.

Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent
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Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent

Jul 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 19,716 Views 91 Comments

The Law Reform Commission is examining a number of issues in relation to rape cases.

Taoiseach says he'll consider law banning convicted sex offenders from using dating apps
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Taoiseach says he'll consider law banning convicted sex offenders from using dating apps

Jul 11th 2018, 3:21 PM 8,375 Views 47 Comments

Leo Varadkar said he would examine the proposal in detail.

'He's a handsy guy': Guy Pearce suggests he was groped by Kevin Spacey during filming of LA Confidential
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'He's a handsy guy': Guy Pearce suggests he was groped by Kevin Spacey during filming of LA Confidential

Jul 4th 2018, 10:45 AM 41,158 Views 0 Comments

Since 2017, Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey has faced numerous claims of sexual assault and harassment.

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years
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Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years

Jun 25th 2018, 6:22 PM 29,663 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old Limerick man threatened the child’s foster mother with a knife during the night long ordeal.

'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report
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'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report

Jun 22nd 2018, 7:03 AM 76,129 Views 139 Comments

Julieth Gonzalez Theran said she was determined to keep doing her job.

Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder
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Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 5:32 PM 50,669 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Nevin (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court this morning.

A crime hotspot in dire need of more policing or just a horrible coincidence? Inside Shankill and Bray's hectic month
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A crime hotspot in dire need of more policing or just a horrible coincidence? Inside Shankill and Bray's hectic month

Jun 17th 2018, 10:00 PM 49,571 Views 21 Comments

Murder, sexual assault and gun violence has blighted the area in the last month.

Gardaí appeal for information after woman allegedly sexually assaulted by three men
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Gardaí appeal for information after woman allegedly sexually assaulted by three men

Updated Jun 12th 2018, 7:29 PM 41,694 Views 26 Comments

The alleged attack took place around 1.30am in Clane.

Mother and stepfather on trial in Germany after being charged with selling boy online for sex
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Mother and stepfather on trial in Germany after being charged with selling boy online for sex

Jun 11th 2018, 10:53 AM 22,994 Views 0 Comments

The pair also stand accused of rape, aggravated sexual assault of children, forced prostitution and distribution of child pornography.

Gardaí release Evofit of suspect as they appeal for witnesses to alleged sexual assault
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# Harold's Cross

Gardaí release Evofit of suspect as they appeal for witnesses to alleged sexual assault

May 31st 2018, 4:59 PM 23,234 Views 69 Comments

The alleged incident happened on Mount Argus Road, Harold’s Cross, on Sunday 20 May.

Kenneally abuse complaints: Alleged collusion between gardaí and church to be probed
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Kenneally abuse complaints: Alleged collusion between gardaí and church to be probed

May 29th 2018, 2:36 PM 14,474 Views 0 Comments

The former Waterford sports coach is currently serving a 14 year prison sentence.

Gardaí investigating after woman allegedly pinned against car and sexually assaulted
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Gardaí investigating after woman allegedly pinned against car and sexually assaulted

May 22nd 2018, 9:41 PM 44,841 Views 27 Comments

It is known that the man spoke Spanish.

Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women
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Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women

May 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,171 Views 0 Comments

The premeditated attacks involved a leather belt, a hunting knife, duct tape and cable ties.

Care worker who uploaded video of sexual assault of resident to Facebook sentenced to year in prison
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Care worker who uploaded video of sexual assault of resident to Facebook sentenced to year in prison

May 17th 2018, 7:31 PM 20,905 Views 0 Comments

Peter Hilliard had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of sexual assault at a nursing home in Rathfarnham, Dublin between February 2013 and June 2016.

Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'
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Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'

May 14th 2018, 6:05 PM 25,164 Views 0 Comments

Teachers became concerned when they saw the man kissing the youngest girl on the lips.

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself
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Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself

May 11th 2018, 1:29 PM 56,898 Views 252 Comments

The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy
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Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy

May 3rd 2018, 10:50 PM 13,708 Views 0 Comments

The Academy last October also voted to expel disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years
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Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years

May 1st 2018, 3:01 PM 34,256 Views 9 Comments

The 50-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of sexually assaulting the woman at her Tipperary home on 7 September 2015.

Manhunt underway after Limerick student attacked by man wearing latex gloves
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Manhunt underway after Limerick student attacked by man wearing latex gloves

May 1st 2018, 12:15 PM 34,821 Views 11 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

'Justice has been done': Victims and prosecutors react to Bill Cosby sex assault conviction
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'Justice has been done': Victims and prosecutors react to Bill Cosby sex assault conviction

Apr 26th 2018, 11:00 PM 22,456 Views 0 Comments

Cosby was convicted of drugging and molesting a university employee 14 years ago.

Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse
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Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse

Apr 26th 2018, 10:05 PM 36,677 Views 0 Comments

The verdicts sparked protests outside the Pamplona courthouse in northern Spain.

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour
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77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour

Apr 25th 2018, 5:23 PM 27,734 Views 12 Comments

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

Massage therapist accuses Marvel icon Stan Lee of sexual assault
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Massage therapist accuses Marvel icon Stan Lee of sexual assault

Apr 24th 2018, 10:01 PM 17,453 Views 0 Comments

Lee’s attorney Jonathan Freund denied the allegations to the Chicago Tribune newspaper.

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended
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'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended

Apr 24th 2018, 6:21 PM 26,311 Views 0 Comments

The woman, now aged 41, alleges her brother began abusing her at the age of four.

Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland
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Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland

Apr 24th 2018, 2:02 PM 10,741 Views 0 Comments

It will look into the impact of social media on trials, among other issues.

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries
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Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:36 PM 26,100 Views 47 Comments

Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.

'Big difference in where we were before': Jury to be sent out in Bill Cosby trial
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'Big difference in where we were before': Jury to be sent out in Bill Cosby trial

Apr 22nd 2018, 6:30 AM 11,662 Views 0 Comments

The former TV star’s retrial could lead to a verdict in the coming weeks.

Man who sexually abused young boy after 'working his way' into home jailed for six years
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Man who sexually abused young boy after 'working his way' into home jailed for six years

Apr 20th 2018, 9:17 PM 21,712 Views 4 Comments

The 31-year-old pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to four charges of oral rape and four of sexual assault.