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# child abuse images

This year
Judge orders Department of Justice official to attend court in child abuse image case
Judge Alan Mitchell directed that the accused come to court on 5 October.
Last year
Mother acquitted of sexually assaulting her children after lie detector evidence ruled out
The Director of Public Prosecution is seeking for the acquittal to be quashed.
Trial judge wrong to direct jury to acquit man of historic child abuse charges, court told
The trial judge originally directed the jury to acquit the accused of all charges as the chief witness was unavailable.
All time
Man sent forward for trial for alleged possession of thousands of child pornography images
Andrew D’Arcy has not indicated how he will plead.
Gardaí and internet providers team up to block new domains hosting child abuse images
Internet service providers will be given the domain names which will be blocked to Irish users.
Man handed suspended sentence after being found in possession of child abuse images
Costello was not involved in the production or sharing of any of the pornographic material found.
Garda jailed for two years for possession of child abuse images
Joseph O’Connor (58) of west Dublin had pleaded not guilty.
Man who harassed Sharon Ní Bheoláin and possessed child abuse images jailed for 3 years
Judge Martin Nolan warned the accused would certainly face jail for what he termed his “debasing behaviour”.
Dublin man who used Darknet to download 300 child abuse images avoids jail
The judge said that while it was an “odious crime” the number of images was not high relative to other cases.
One of the UK's most-wanted suspected paedophiles has been arrested after a car crash in France
Stephen Carruthers had been on-the-run for almost three years.
Man who raped his disabled son to produce child pornography jailed for 20 years
The judge said that the images mean that the boy’s “indignity lives on”.
Almost 700 arrests across UK in child abuse images crackdown
The arrests followed an operation targeting people looking at online abuse images.