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#Defilement

# defilement - Friday 29 May, 2020

Boy accused of defilement of another young boy opts for jury trial
# Dublin Children's Court
# Dublin Children's Court

Boy accused of defilement of another young boy opts for jury trial

May 29th 2020, 5:50 PM 36,488 Views 0 Comments

The boy, now aged 15, faces two charges for engaging in oral and anal sex with a child under the age of 15.

# defilement - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period
# Courts
# Courts

Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period

Jul 18th 2019, 10:29 PM 41,299 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard today at the Central Criminal Court.

# defilement - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online
# Defilement
# Defilement

Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online

Apr 26th 2018, 5:35 PM 45,352 Views 66 Comments

The man was arrested after the girl was found in a Dublin suburb and complained that she had been raped by him.

# defilement - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Man jailed for 6.5 years for sexual exploitation and defilement of child
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man jailed for 6.5 years for sexual exploitation and defilement of child

Mar 7th 2018, 1:30 PM 20,910 Views 19 Comments

The girl’s mother contacted gardaí after finding concerning messages on her laptop.

# defilement - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

UK Lotto millionaire accused of defilement and rape of an underage Irish girl served with book of evidence
# Courts
# Courts

UK Lotto millionaire accused of defilement and rape of an underage Irish girl served with book of evidence

Dec 20th 2017, 6:04 PM 28,124 Views 0 Comments

The British man was arrested in Dublin in July after he travelled to Ireland to speak to the teen’s mother about his relationship with her daughter.

# defilement - Friday 24 November, 2017

Man jailed for defilement of 14-year-old girl after Wesley disco
# Defilement
# Defilement

Man jailed for defilement of 14-year-old girl after Wesley disco

Nov 24th 2017, 10:30 PM 29,660 Views 0 Comments

Judge Melanie Greally praised the girl’s courage in coming forward at a young age for what she said was a “very difficult process”.

# defilement - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Court told Ennis teen will attempt to physically harm girl he defiled if released from custody
# Courts
# Courts

Court told Ennis teen will attempt to physically harm girl he defiled if released from custody

Nov 18th 2017, 6:00 AM 18,794 Views 0 Comments

At Ennis Circuit Court, Sergeant John Casey said that he had “grave concerns” that the 19-year old male “poses a personal risk to the safety of the injured party”.

# defilement - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Man to be sentenced for defiling teenage girl after Wesley disco
# Defilement
# Defilement

Man to be sentenced for defiling teenage girl after Wesley disco

Nov 7th 2017, 5:20 PM 51,034 Views 0 Comments

The man has pleaded guilty.

# defilement - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'
# Tom Humphries
# Tom Humphries

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'

Oct 25th 2017, 12:10 AM 17,272 Views 72 Comments

Former sports journalist Tom Humphries has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for grooming and sexually abusing a teenage girl.

# defilement - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tom Humphries was afforded a trust that makes his crimes even more odious
# Defilement
# Defilement

Tom Humphries was afforded a trust that makes his crimes even more odious

Oct 24th 2017, 8:30 PM 47,698 Views 100 Comments

Tom Humphries joins a string of other abusers who have eroded the simple innocence of growing up on a glorious field, writes club camogie player and TheJournal.ie news editor Sinéad O’Carroll.

# defilement - Monday 10 July, 2017

Sentencing of Tom Humphries for sexual exploitation and defilement of a child is adjourned
# Courts
# Courts

Sentencing of Tom Humphries for sexual exploitation and defilement of a child is adjourned

Jul 10th 2017, 2:25 PM 22,483 Views 0 Comments

The former Irish Times sports journalist pleaded guilty last March to six sexual offences.

# defilement - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Man sentenced for sex with teen "took advantage of the girl in quite a squalid manner"
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced for sex with teen "took advantage of the girl in quite a squalid manner"

Nov 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 25,803 Views 23 Comments

The man, from Mayo, was 19 at the time while the girl was 16. A two-year sentence was imposed on the man today.

# defilement - Friday 6 May, 2016

Teenage boy charged with defilement of 15-year-old girl set for July trial
# Courts
# Courts

Teenage boy charged with defilement of 15-year-old girl set for July trial

May 6th 2016, 2:46 PM 20,668 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old is one of five teenagers accused of having sex with the girl.

# defilement - Monday 11 April, 2016

Man who was aged 15 when he abused child gets suspended sentence
# Defilement
# Defilement

Man who was aged 15 when he abused child gets suspended sentence

Apr 11th 2016, 4:13 PM 16,895 Views 0 Comments

The victim was aged ten or eleven at the time.

# defilement - Monday 23 November, 2015

Man denied sex with 15-year-old until it was proven he was her baby's father
# Defilement
# Defilement

Man denied sex with 15-year-old until it was proven he was her baby's father

Nov 23rd 2015, 10:15 PM 41,965 Views 0 Comments

“It is the greatest mistake of my life. It is a great lesson to me because now I will go to prison,” he told investigators.

# defilement - Friday 13 November, 2015

Man jailed for having sex with his underage step-sister when he was a teenager
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for having sex with his underage step-sister when he was a teenager

Nov 13th 2015, 4:59 PM 38,951 Views 28 Comments

Russell Ward (23) has been jailed for 18 months for carrying on the relationship which began when he was 16 and his step-sister was 12.

# defilement - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Man (51) charged with 50 sexual offences against two young girls
# Court
# Court

Man (51) charged with 50 sexual offences against two young girls

Jun 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 11,755 Views 0 Comments

He will go on trial on 13 July.

# defilement - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland lower the age of consent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland lower the age of consent?

Jun 2nd 2012, 11:00 AM 11,318 Views 74 Comments

It’s reported this morning that the government will next week consider laws reducing the age from 17 to 16. Should it?