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#Sexual Assault

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

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

Leo Varadkar said he would examine the proposal in detail.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Monday 25 June, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Friday 22 June, 2018

'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report Me Too This post contains videos

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

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

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Sunday 17 June, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

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

The alleged attack took place around 1.30am in Clane.

# sexual-assault - Monday 11 June, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Thursday 31 May, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Gardaí investigating after woman allegedly pinned against car and sexually assaulted

It is known that the man spoke Spanish.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 17 May, 2018

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

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

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.

# sexual-assault - Monday 14 May, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Friday 11 May, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy

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

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Thursday 26 April, 2018

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

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

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

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Massage therapist accuses Marvel icon Stan Lee of sexual assault

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

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

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

# sexual-assault - Monday 23 April, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Sunday 22 April, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Friday 20 April, 2018

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

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

# sexual-assault - Monday 16 April, 2018

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence

The man pleaded guilty to 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Court to hear application to cover Paddy Jackson's £100k legal bill

Jackson privately funded his defence, but he is now seeking to retrieve this money.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Cosby paid €2.7 million to former employee who accused him of sexual assault, retrial hears

Some 60 women have accused the Cosby of being a serial predator, alleging that he drugged and assaulted them over a span of 40 years.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Would it work here? New law in Iceland means rape accused must prove they had explicit consent

The Department of Justice in Ireland is currently reviewing sexual assault legislation and has been urged to provide greater protection for victims.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Survivors of sexual violence are let down by the criminal justice system – here’s what should happen

The poor treatment of survivors, when combined with few perpetrators being convicted and a perception of lenient sentencing, could tacitly signal to society a “decriminalisation of rape”, writes Dr Simon McCarthy-Jones.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge This Irish 'I Believe Her' Facebook page is giving a voice to survivors of sexual assault I Believe Her

This Irish 'I Believe Her' Facebook page is giving a voice to survivors of sexual assault

Your story can help to raise awareness in the public consciousness and to help to effect change in how rape is viewed

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Bill Cosby retrial struggles to find jurors who haven't already made up their minds

Veteran lawyers and jury consultants say #MeToo movement could cut both ways for Cosby.

# sexual-assault - Monday 2 April, 2018

'They're on their own': Call for complainants in rape cases to have their own legal counsel

The Minister for Justice has said he will review legal protections offered to complainants.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Trump declares April 'Sexual Assault Awareness' month

“Sexual assault crimes remain tragically common in our society,” said the US president.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Number of recorded rapes leaped nearly 30% last year amid spike in sexual offences

Rape Crisis Network Ireland said the figures are only the “tip of the iceberg”.

Court overturns decision to release 'black cab rapist' from prison

Two women had brought forward the legal challenge.

R Kelly accused of grooming 14-year-old girl in new BBC documentary

R Kelly’s former girlfriend Kitti Jones made the allegations during the new BBC Three documentary.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Two Meath brothers convicted of raping two of their sisters

The pair were tried separately and both convicted of the offences dating as far as back as 1983.

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