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#Rape Trial

# rape-trial - Friday 30 July, 2021

Cork man jailed for rape of sleeping woman in public park
# Courts
# Courts

Cork man jailed for rape of sleeping woman in public park

Jul 30th 2021, 6:30 PM 45,322 Views 35 Comments

Dermot O’Connor first sexually assaulted the woman while she was sleeping and left, but returned again to rape her.

Former Franciscan friar jailed for indecent assault and rape of child in 1980s
# Courts
# Courts

Former Franciscan friar jailed for indecent assault and rape of child in 1980s

Jul 30th 2021, 6:07 PM 24,113 Views 12 Comments

A jury found Joseph Keegan guilty on two counts of indecent assault on the boy.

# rape-trial - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Munster child abuse trial: Father tells gardaí in interview that his children had everything they wanted
# Trial
# Trial

Munster child abuse trial: Father tells gardaí in interview that his children had everything they wanted

Jun 29th 2021, 7:00 PM 30,830 Views 0 Comments

The jury in the trial of three men and three women listened to transcripts of the man’s interviews with gardaí following his arrest in March 2018.

# rape-trial - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Foster mother tells court that child didn't know how to use knife and fork
# Munster Trial
# Munster Trial

Foster mother tells court that child didn't know how to use knife and fork

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 7:40 PM 41,425 Views 0 Comments

The woman was giving evidence in the trial of three men and three women.

# rape-trial - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Woman (20s) arrested by gardaí investigating 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Woman (20s) arrested by gardaí investigating 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial

Feb 20th 2020, 11:25 AM 36,887 Views 0 Comments

The men were jailed for seven years on Monday.

# rape-trial - Monday 10 February, 2020

Model denies trapping Weinstein accuser in hotel bathroom
# Claudia Salinas
# Claudia Salinas

Model denies trapping Weinstein accuser in hotel bathroom

Feb 10th 2020, 7:40 PM 27,712 Views 0 Comments

Claudia Salinas was giving evidence in the movie mogul’s rape trial in New York City.

# rape-trial - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Prosecutors rest case at Weinstein rape trial
# PROSECUTION RESTS
# PROSECUTION RESTS

Prosecutors rest case at Weinstein rape trial

Feb 6th 2020, 8:30 PM 10,882 Views 0 Comments

Harvey Weinstein maintains that any sexual encounters were consensual.

# rape-trial - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Actress accusing Harvey Weinstein of rape said she only stayed in contact out of fear
# Jessica Mann
# Jessica Mann

Actress accusing Harvey Weinstein of rape said she only stayed in contact out of fear

Feb 1st 2020, 12:32 PM 12,633 Views 0 Comments

Jessica Mann gave evidence to a court in New York yesterday.

# rape-trial - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

UK foreign office expresses 'serious concern' over conviction of British woman for lying in Cyprus rape trial
# Guilty Verdict
# Guilty Verdict

UK foreign office expresses 'serious concern' over conviction of British woman for lying in Cyprus rape trial

Dec 31st 2019, 12:55 PM 24,057 Views 0 Comments

The Cypriot government has defended the independence of its courts.

# rape-trial - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Harvey Weinstein has bail increased to $5 million for mishandling electronic ankle monitor
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Harvey Weinstein has bail increased to $5 million for mishandling electronic ankle monitor

Dec 11th 2019, 10:46 PM 25,420 Views 0 Comments

“If you have any further medical issues, the court will not be terribly understanding,” the judge said.

# rape-trial - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Rape accused denies he and co-accused 'swapped over' sexual activity with woman
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Rape accused denies he and co-accused 'swapped over' sexual activity with woman

Oct 31st 2019, 5:25 PM 40,537 Views 0 Comments

The woman has told the trial that she was too drunk to consent to sex.

# rape-trial - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong'
# Guilty Plea
# Guilty Plea

12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong'

Jun 4th 2019, 6:15 PM 86,620 Views 0 Comments

Instructions from the DPP are that it would not be in the girl’s best interest for her abuser to be named.

# rape-trial - Monday 26 November, 2018

Rape trial collapses due to 'unprecedented media coverage' in national newspaper
# Courts
# Courts

Rape trial collapses due to 'unprecedented media coverage' in national newspaper

Nov 26th 2018, 4:58 PM 51,751 Views 0 Comments

The trial involved a Dublin defendant accused of raping a woman he met on a night out in 2015.

# rape-trial - Saturday 24 November, 2018

89% of people think legal professionals should have mandatory education in consent and rape myths
# Claire Byrne Poll
# Claire Byrne Poll

89% of people think legal professionals should have mandatory education in consent and rape myths

Nov 24th 2018, 7:15 AM 11,843 Views 41 Comments

A barrister’s comments sparked outrage and led to protests last week.

# rape-trial - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Black lace thong held up in the Dáil as TD raises controversial rape trial comments
# Consent
# Consent

Black lace thong held up in the Dáil as TD raises controversial rape trial comments

Nov 13th 2018, 3:10 PM 79,513 Views 0 Comments

TD Ruth Coppinger said it was time for ‘rape myths’ to be dispelled with in court cases,

# rape-trial - Monday 9 April, 2018

Most Irish people don't want to see Jackson and Olding back in international panel
# Poll
# Poll

Most Irish people don't want to see Jackson and Olding back in international panel

Apr 9th 2018, 10:35 PM 58,558 Views 0 Comments

There has been much discussion of the tenor of private conversations between the men.

# rape-trial - Friday 6 April, 2018

Campaigners take out newspaper ad demanding Paddy Jackson not play for Ireland or Ulster again
# Belfast Telegraph
# Belfast Telegraph

Campaigners take out newspaper ad demanding Paddy Jackson not play for Ireland or Ulster again

Apr 6th 2018, 4:41 PM 45,882 Views 0 Comments

The ad is appearing in today’s edition.

# rape-trial - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'Any possibility of a threesome?': The growing use of text messages in Ireland's criminal investigations
# Evidence
# Evidence

'Any possibility of a threesome?': The growing use of text messages in Ireland's criminal investigations

Mar 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 59,140 Views 0 Comments

Experts say there is a huge amount of valuable data on a person’s phone that can be used if they are accused of a crime.

# rape-trial - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

IRFU and Ulster Rugby to conduct review into Jackson and Olding trial
# Review
# Review

IRFU and Ulster Rugby to conduct review into Jackson and Olding trial

Mar 28th 2018, 1:29 PM 68,125 Views 0 Comments

The players will remain relieved of their duties.

# rape-trial - Friday 23 March, 2018

Rugby rape trial jury told 'morals of any person involved are completely irrelevant'
# Courts
# Courts

Rugby rape trial jury told 'morals of any person involved are completely irrelevant'

Mar 23rd 2018, 5:10 PM 50,953 Views 0 Comments

The trial will enter its ninth week at Belfast Crown Court on Monday, when the jury will begin its deliberations.

# rape-trial - Thursday 15 March, 2018

What happened in Paddy Jackson's home was 'a throwback to the days of male entitlement', jury told
# Belfast Crown Court
# Belfast Crown Court

What happened in Paddy Jackson's home was 'a throwback to the days of male entitlement', jury told

Mar 15th 2018, 6:09 PM 88,540 Views 0 Comments

The prosecution has been summing up its case to the jury.

# rape-trial - Monday 12 March, 2018

Rory Harrison accused of being 'delegated' to look after distressed woman after alleged rape
# Rugby Rape Trial
# Rugby Rape Trial

Rory Harrison accused of being 'delegated' to look after distressed woman after alleged rape

Mar 12th 2018, 6:15 PM 49,848 Views 0 Comments

Rory Harrison was also accused of displaying “misguided loyalty” to his friends.

# rape-trial - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Paddy Jackson would be the 'last person in the world to rape someone', court hears
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Paddy Jackson would be the 'last person in the world to rape someone', court hears

Mar 10th 2018, 2:34 PM 49,270 Views 0 Comments

The court heard from Rory Harrison, who is accused of withholding information, today.

# rape-trial - Friday 9 March, 2018

'Any possibility of a threesome?' - Blane McIlroy tells rape trial of 4am text to Paddy Jackson
# Belfast Crown Court
# Belfast Crown Court

'Any possibility of a threesome?' - Blane McIlroy tells rape trial of 4am text to Paddy Jackson

Mar 9th 2018, 5:45 PM 115,830 Views 0 Comments

McIlroy (26) denies a count of exposure.

# rape-trial - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Paddy Jackson said he would have 'freaked out' if he knew a woman left his house in tears
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Paddy Jackson said he would have 'freaked out' if he knew a woman left his house in tears

Mar 7th 2018, 5:46 PM 65,649 Views 0 Comments

The rugby player denies raping a young woman.

# rape-trial - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Rape trial: Police could not locate Stuart Olding's clothes as he "was not told his house was being searched"
# Belfast Crown Court
# Belfast Crown Court

Rape trial: Police could not locate Stuart Olding's clothes as he "was not told his house was being searched"

Mar 1st 2018, 4:55 PM 87,050 Views 0 Comments

A DC from the PSNI’s Rape Crime Unit was on the stand today.

# rape-trial - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'She never once said stop' - jury hears three men charged in Belfast rugby rape trial deny accusations
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

'She never once said stop' - jury hears three men charged in Belfast rugby rape trial deny accusations

Feb 27th 2018, 6:37 PM 111,398 Views 0 Comments

The jury heard details of police interviews today.

# rape-trial - Friday 23 February, 2018

Paddy Jackson: 'She didn't have to stay. She could have left if she wanted but she didn't'
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Paddy Jackson: 'She didn't have to stay. She could have left if she wanted but she didn't'

Feb 23rd 2018, 2:55 PM 79,781 Views 0 Comments

Statements given by Jackson and Olding after their arrest were read out in court today.

# rape-trial - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Rugby rape trial: Forensic scientist gives evidence about blood and DNA found on clothes and duvet
# Belfast Crown Court
# Belfast Crown Court

Rugby rape trial: Forensic scientist gives evidence about blood and DNA found on clothes and duvet

Feb 21st 2018, 7:38 PM 77,406 Views 0 Comments

Ireland and Ulster rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny raping the woman.

# rape-trial - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Doctor at rape trial: 'Not possible' to tell if injuries caused by consensual or non-consensual sex
# Belfast Crown Court
# Belfast Crown Court

Doctor at rape trial: 'Not possible' to tell if injuries caused by consensual or non-consensual sex

Feb 20th 2018, 6:33 PM 115,353 Views 0 Comments

The court also heard from a policeman from the rape crisis unit.

# rape-trial - Friday 9 February, 2018

Jury taken to Paddy Jackson's home to scene of alleged rape
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Jury taken to Paddy Jackson's home to scene of alleged rape

Feb 9th 2018, 2:16 PM 52,619 Views 0 Comments

The jury were taken in two groups of six to Jackson’s bedroom.

# rape-trial - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Alleged rape victim says she has 'no complaint' with the man accused of withholding information
# Court
# Court

Alleged rape victim says she has 'no complaint' with the man accused of withholding information

Feb 8th 2018, 1:28 PM 67,051 Views 0 Comments

The young woman faced cross examination from the defence again today.

# rape-trial - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'I was raped. I don't think I can make myself more clear': Alleged victim continues evidence in court
# Ulster
# Ulster

'I was raped. I don't think I can make myself more clear': Alleged victim continues evidence in court

Feb 7th 2018, 4:50 PM 98,211 Views 0 Comments

The young woman faced cross examination from the defence again today.

# rape-trial - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

More likely man was drunk than sleepwalking when he allegedly raped friend, court told
# Sexsomnia
# Sexsomnia

More likely man was drunk than sleepwalking when he allegedly raped friend, court told

Oct 25th 2016, 5:03 PM 18,941 Views 0 Comments

The woman told the trial she was sharing a bed with the man after a night out when she woke up to him having sex with her.

# rape-trial - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Ex-girlfriend of man who says he was sleepwalking when friend was raped testifies about "erratic" sleeping habits
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Ex-girlfriend of man who says he was sleepwalking when friend was raped testifies about "erratic" sleeping habits

Oct 11th 2016, 7:22 PM 20,604 Views 0 Comments

She claimed she had asked the man to visit a doctor.

# rape-trial - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Teenager so drunk she could not have consented, court told in Ched Evans retrial
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Teenager so drunk she could not have consented, court told in Ched Evans retrial

Oct 5th 2016, 8:54 AM 34,383 Views 0 Comments

The Chesterfield striker is accused of raping a woman at a hotel in May 2011.

# rape-trial - Monday 18 January, 2016

"I can't go out on my own anymore..." - Victim impact statement of woman with Down syndrome read to court
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

"I can't go out on my own anymore..." - Victim impact statement of woman with Down syndrome read to court

Jan 18th 2016, 4:51 PM 22,104 Views 78 Comments

Faisal Ellahi was found guilty of rape and sexual assault last month.

# rape-trial - Thursday 27 November, 2014

'Night Games' is the William Hill Sports Book of the Year
# Success
From The42
# Success

'Night Games' is the William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Nov 27th 2014, 3:14 PM 15,907 Views 4 Comments

Anna Krien’s book documents the rape trial of a young Australian Rules footballer.

# rape-trial - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Le Vell trial highlights argument for defendant anonymity in rape cases
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Le Vell trial highlights argument for defendant anonymity in rape cases

Sep 14th 2013, 8:00 AM 215 Views 64 Comments

The UK should follow Ireland’s example and put anonymity provisions in place for defendants in rape trials, writes Aaron McKenna.

# rape-trial - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Second man arrested over Facebook posts about Michael Le Vell trial
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Second man arrested over Facebook posts about Michael Le Vell trial

Sep 7th 2013, 6:09 PM 27,609 Views 0 Comments

Police have warned Facebook and Twitter users not to identify the victim in the case.

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