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#Rape

# rape - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Rape trial collapses after alleged victim leaves Ireland during trial

The woman left on a ferry on Tuesday evening and was not answering her phone, the court heard.

# rape - Friday 28 June, 2019

The Explainer: How Patrick Nevin was found guilty in the 'Tinder rape case'

We look at the Patrick Nevin court case which saw him being found guilty of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another.

# rape - Monday 24 June, 2019

Man who was sentenced in his absence for rape and sexual assault of boy is jailed

Anthony Moynihan was jailed today after he was brought into court following the execution of a warrant.

'I was convinced he would kill me': How Patrick Nevin used Tinder to lure the women he sexually assaulted

The 37-year-old received a 12-year sentence today.

Serial sex offender Patrick Nevin jailed for 12 years for attacking women he met on Tinder

He is already serving a five-and-a-half-year sentence for the sexual assault of another woman he met via the dating app.

# rape - Friday 21 June, 2019

Man (54) sentenced to seven years in prison for raping 11-year-old boy

Anthony Moynihan of Croccane, Rostellan, Midleton was sentenced in his absence after he failed to appear at the Central Criminal Court today.

# rape - Monday 10 June, 2019

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.

# rape - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Judge tells rapist 'nobody gets credibility from the stock they come from' as she sentences him to 12 years in prison

Ms Justice Burns said there was a ‘sense of class’ to the rape case before her.

# rape - 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'

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

# rape - Friday 31 May, 2019

Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court told

Bogdan Timorte (37) was recorded by a nearby resident on his phone attacking the woman.

# rape - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Rape victims subject to criminal prosecution if they publish own identity, lawyers tell judge

Last March, a jury convicted a 41-year-old Wicklow man of repeated sexual attacks on a neighbouring child.

# rape - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times

The case was detailed in GSOC’s latest annual report.

# rape - Monday 13 May, 2019

Patrick Nevin to be sentenced next month over attacks on women he met on Tinder

The computer programmer is already serving a five and a half year sentence for the sexual assault of a woman he also met on Tinder.

Man who raped woman at gaming convention loses appeal against length of sentence

Dominique Meehan said she has not been able to work since the attack.

# rape - Monday 6 May, 2019

Six Paris firemen facing charges over alleged gang rape of Norwegian student

Some of the suspects are expected to face lesser charges of failing to report a crime.

# rape - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Australian cricketer jailed for five years for raping sleeping woman in teammate's bedroom

Alex Hepburn had set up a sexual conquest ‘game’ with friends on WhatsApp.

Man with 'Irish accent' wanted in connection with abduction and rape of two women in London

The incidents happened in north London on Thursday 25 April.

# rape - Monday 29 April, 2019

Man who raped his teenage daughter in 'depraved' attacks jailed for 11 years

Annie Lafferty said the “scars that man left on me will always be there”.

UK police forces to ask rape victims to hand in mobile phones for investigation

Concerns have been raised by victims groups about new consent forms.

# rape - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Man charged over rape and murder of German tourist on holiday in Thailand

The body of a 27-year-old German woman was found on Sunday on the island of Koh Sichang.

# rape - Monday 8 April, 2019

Man raped teenage daughter once per week while his wife was away, court hears

Annie Lafferty (25) told the court she wished to waive her right to anonymity.

# rape - Friday 29 March, 2019

Rapist who coerced child into sexualised games handed 18-month sentence

The court heard that the offending behaviour took place two or three times a week for eight months.

# rape - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Harris concerned over 'spike' in presentations to sexual assault treatment units during Freshers' week

Simon Harris says presentations to sexual assault treatment units are increasing.

# rape - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Juventus avoid US tour in case Ronaldo is detained over rape investigation - report

The Italian champions will instead play their pre-season matches in Asia, according to the New York Times.

# rape - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse

The man (45) has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

# rape - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted'

Parents talk to us about why they are seeking asylum in Ireland and the impact of raising a family in an institutionalised setting.

# rape - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'My name is Lavinia': First rape survivor to waive anonymity tells her story

“Pre-1991, you would never hear the word ‘rape’ on radio, it was like a curse word,” Lavinia Kerwick said in an emotional interview.

# rape - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Delays at forensic lab mean rape victims have to wait longer for cases to progress

€10 million has been taken from the National Forensic Science Laboratory to pay for the National Children’s Hospital.

# rape - Friday 8 February, 2019

Woman forgives ex-partner who raped her while she slept, court hears

Justice Carmel Stewart imposed a seven-year sentence with the final 18 months suspended.

# rape - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Nurse pleads not guilty to raping and impregnating US woman in coma for over a decade

The woman (29), who has been in long-term care since the age of 3, gave birth to a baby boy in December.

# rape - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Two French officers sentenced to 7 years in jail for raping tourist at police headquarters

Nicolas Redouane and Antoine Quirin had denied rape, and said the sex was consensual.

# rape - Monday 28 January, 2019

Limerick man jailed for 11 years for raping partner's young daughter

The judge said Liam O’Dwyer was in a position of trust and abused it to leave his victim “groomed into submission”.

# rape - Friday 25 January, 2019

Stable owner who raped girl receives partially suspended sentence

The offences were carried out at the man’s home and at horse events around the country.

# rape - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Nurse charged with rape after US woman in coma for over a decade gives birth

The 29-year-old woman, who has been in long-term care since the age of 3, gave birth to a baby boy in December.

# rape - Monday 21 January, 2019

Man (37) jailed for three years for raping his wife

The victim told the court she forgives her husband and doesn’t want him to go to prison.

# rape - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Las Vegas police seek Ronaldo's DNA in rape investigation

Las Vegas police spokeswoman Laura Meltzer declined comment about the police investigation.

# rape - Friday 28 December, 2018

Man wanted in Scotland for allegedly raping ex-girlfriend denied bail by Dublin High Court

The matter will return before the court in the New Year.

# rape - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Man who raped Spanish student asks for transfer to Central Mental Hospital

Eoin Berkley (25) of Hampton Wood Way, Finglas, was jailed for 14 years for abducted and repeatedly raping a woman.

# rape - Monday 17 December, 2018

Sentencing adjourned for Patrick Nevin over attacks on two women he met on Tinder

The 37-year-old father-of-two pleaded guilty to rape and sexual assault.

# rape - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted partner while under investigation for raping her receives four-year sentence

The final 18 months of the sentence were suspended on condition that the man undergo probation supervision.