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#Grooming

# grooming - Monday 11 October, 2021

Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased

Oct 11th 2021, 5:51 PM 21,608 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Smith was told today he would spend three years behind bars for sexual assault and sexual exploitation.

# grooming - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

'Seen as criminals first, children second': 1,000 children in Ireland involved with criminal networks
# Criminality
# Criminality

'Seen as criminals first, children second': 1,000 children in Ireland involved with criminal networks

Jan 27th 2021, 4:46 PM 14,265 Views 13 Comments

A new initiative will be piloted at two locations to intervene in situations where children are being drawn into criminality by adults.

# grooming - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'Their actions could be detrimental': Paedophile hunters warned not to post suspects' details online
# Vigilante
# Vigilante

'Their actions could be detrimental': Paedophile hunters warned not to post suspects' details online

Jan 10th 2018, 2:32 PM 16,948 Views 48 Comments

To date, no prosecutions have been secured in Northern Ireland using evidence passed to them from a vigilante group.

# grooming - Monday 18 December, 2017

RTÉ sports producer pleads guilty to sex offences in Leeds court
# Kieran Creaven
# Kieran Creaven

RTÉ sports producer pleads guilty to sex offences in Leeds court

Dec 18th 2017, 11:02 AM 37,552 Views 0 Comments

Kieran Creaven was suspended by the broadcaster following his arrest.

# grooming - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups
# Grooming
# Grooming

'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups

Nov 21st 2017, 3:32 PM 27,620 Views 0 Comments

Earlier this year two separate men were confronted after being wrongly identified as a convicted paedophile.

# grooming - Monday 20 November, 2017

RTÉ producer charged with child sex offences to return to Dublin on bail
# Courts
# Courts

RTÉ producer charged with child sex offences to return to Dublin on bail

Nov 20th 2017, 1:39 PM 69,028 Views 0 Comments

Kieran Creaven, 55, faces charges of grooming and attempting to have sex with an underage girl.

# grooming - 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 17,340 Views 67 Comments

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

# grooming - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'I could not abandon him': Journalist explains why he wrote reference for Tom Humphries
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

'I could not abandon him': Journalist explains why he wrote reference for Tom Humphries

Oct 8th 2017, 10:24 AM 76,775 Views 0 Comments

Humphries groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

# grooming - Friday 6 October, 2017

London teacher jailed after having sex with 15-year-old pupil
# Grooming
# Grooming

London teacher jailed after having sex with 15-year-old pupil

Oct 6th 2017, 8:50 PM 71,170 Views 181 Comments

Alice McBrearty was sentenced to 16 months in prison.

# grooming - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tom Humphries hears how victim 'blocked out childhood memories' to 'block out all the abuse'
# Grooming
# Grooming

Tom Humphries hears how victim 'blocked out childhood memories' to 'block out all the abuse'

Oct 4th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,643 Views 0 Comments

The former sports journalist will be sentenced in three weeks time after a hearing yesterday.

# grooming - Monday 6 March, 2017

71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew
# Courts
# Courts

71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew

Mar 6th 2017, 3:47 PM 15,627 Views 23 Comments

The judge said the sentence would have been considerably higher if it were not for the man’s advanced age.

# grooming - Monday 3 October, 2016

Romeo and Juliet laws could be introduced in Ireland
# Consensual
# Consensual

Romeo and Juliet laws could be introduced in Ireland

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 49,906 Views 25 Comments

The law would prevent a sexual act that occurred between individuals who are just a couple of years apart in age being considered a criminal offence.

# grooming - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

This soothing pet grooming Instagram account is a must for any dog enthusiast
# Short Back And Sides
From The Daily Edge
# Short Back And Sides

This soothing pet grooming Instagram account is a must for any dog enthusiast

Jun 7th 2016, 8:46 AM 4,385 Views 0 Comments

Just leave us alone with this account for the day.

# grooming - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Group of 10 jailed for more than 125 years for sexual offences against girls
# Rochdale
# Rochdale

Group of 10 jailed for more than 125 years for sexual offences against girls

Apr 9th 2016, 2:51 PM 22,338 Views 0 Comments

The 10 men were convicted of child abuse offences in February.

# grooming - Monday 15 February, 2016

Court hears details of how Adam Johnson met with underage girl for 'thank you kiss and more'
# Grooming
From The42
# Grooming

Court hears details of how Adam Johnson met with underage girl for 'thank you kiss and more'

Feb 15th 2016, 10:47 PM 37,076 Views 0 Comments

The jury watched a video recording of the girl’s police interview during the ex-Premier League footballer’s trial today.

# grooming - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Man jailed after pretending to be a girl online so he could have sex with teen
# Grooming
# Grooming

Man jailed after pretending to be a girl online so he could have sex with teen

Jan 12th 2016, 12:07 PM 18,606 Views 24 Comments

He told her he was a teenage girl called ‘Julie’ after meeting her on the website Tagged.com.

# grooming - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Dublin man convicted of using fake social media profile to convince young girl to have sex
# Guilty
# Guilty

Dublin man convicted of using fake social media profile to convince young girl to have sex

Oct 21st 2015, 8:22 PM 16,580 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old set up a profile as a 13-year-old girl called “Julie” and later introduced himself as Julie’s brother.

# grooming - Friday 10 July, 2015

Dozens of children moved around Ireland for sexual exploitation
# Grooming
# Grooming

Dozens of children moved around Ireland for sexual exploitation

Jul 10th 2015, 1:49 PM 24,717 Views 38 Comments

A new bill wants people who groom children to face 14 years in jail.

# grooming - Monday 15 June, 2015

Child rapist moved to UK after gardaí saw a video of him raping 11-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Child rapist moved to UK after gardaí saw a video of him raping 11-year-old girl

Jun 15th 2015, 7:04 PM 44,279 Views 0 Comments

Michael Smith went on to commit further offences in England.

# grooming - Friday 22 May, 2015

'Be careful what images you post online, they could be used by paedophiles'
# Grooming
# Grooming

'Be careful what images you post online, they could be used by paedophiles'

May 22nd 2015, 1:40 PM 11,970 Views 22 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald has warned young people to be particularly careful.

# grooming - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead
# Manchester
# Manchester

Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead

May 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 60,442 Views 85 Comments

The man was later arrested after he reported the assault by the men to police.

# grooming - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Premier League footballer charged with 3 offences of sexual activity with 15-year-old girl
# Grooming
From The42
# Grooming

Premier League footballer charged with 3 offences of sexual activity with 15-year-old girl

Apr 23rd 2015, 3:45 PM 34,580 Views 0 Comments

England international Adam Johnson appeared to answer bail today following his arrest back in March.

# grooming - Monday 8 September, 2014

Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent 'Irish Rotherham'
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent 'Irish Rotherham'

Sep 8th 2014, 11:00 AM 9,508 Views 77 Comments

Cross-party support is being sought to pass the bill.

# grooming - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Caring cat just wants this little girl to be squeaky clean
# Forty Licks
From The Daily Edge
# Forty Licks

Caring cat just wants this little girl to be squeaky clean

Jan 15th 2014, 5:04 PM 3,364 Views 2 Comments

This cat is serious about grooming.

# grooming - Thursday 25 July, 2013

16 things only people who work from home will understand
# Home Office
From The Daily Edge
# Home Office

16 things only people who work from home will understand

Jul 25th 2013, 1:14 PM 21,430 Views 27 Comments

Freelancer? Jobseeker? Stay-at-home parent? We’re talking to you.

# grooming - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Five members of British paedophile gang jailed for life
# Paedophiles
# Paedophiles

Five members of British paedophile gang jailed for life

Jun 27th 2013, 9:42 PM 12,045 Views 36 Comments

The men were found guilty of grooming vulnerable underage girls for sex.

# grooming - Monday 17 June, 2013

The burning question*: Do you brush your hair?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you brush your hair?

Jun 17th 2013, 2:00 PM 14,789 Views 32 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# grooming - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

VIDEO: How do you shave in outer space?
# Life In Zero G
# Life In Zero G

VIDEO: How do you shave in outer space?

Apr 9th 2013, 12:34 PM 5,533 Views 8 Comments

Your guide to extra-terrestrial grooming, with Commander Chris Hadfield.

# grooming - Thursday 31 January, 2013

The latest male must-have: the moustache implant
# Moust-have
# Moust-have

The latest male must-have: the moustache implant

Jan 31st 2013, 6:40 AM 7,106 Views 5 Comments

Around 250 clinics in Istanbul alone are vying for clients who want a more virile, bewhiskered look in Turkey.

# grooming - Saturday 12 May, 2012

A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving
# Primp My Ride
# Primp My Ride

A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving

May 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,818 Views 7 Comments

International survey shows that up to 20 per cent admit to having changed their clothes while behind the wheel.

# grooming - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

'Why wasn't he stopped?' asks abuse victim of school caretaker
# Abuse
# Abuse

'Why wasn't he stopped?' asks abuse victim of school caretaker

Jul 19th 2011, 1:29 PM 1,253 Views 4 Comments

Derek Mulligan has demanded answers from the Donegal school where he was molested by employee Michael Ferry.

# grooming - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Nursery worker (20) admits raping a toddler in Birmingham
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

Nursery worker (20) admits raping a toddler in Birmingham

Jun 7th 2011, 3:28 PM 968 Views 5 Comments

A teenage girl groomed by Paul Wilson contacted police, which led them to his crimes. He’s pleaded guilty to a total of 47 charges including rape and making indecent images.