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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Rape

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# Courts
Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'
The woman told the trial she did not consent to any sexual activity.
# Sexual Assault
Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'
The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.
# Courts
Man (30s) jailed for eight years for 'violent, forceful rape' of woman in Limerick
The man had been living in Ireland for eight months at the time of the offence.
# Courts
Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'
Thomas Mullarney was give jail sentences totalling 14 years with the final two suspended.
# Convicted
'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years
The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.
# Court
Woman tells court about alleged rape by two men after pub 'student night' in Donegal
The alleged victim told a trial she was ‘half way between sleep and drunkenness’ during the incident.
# London
Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub
The victim was taken to hospital where she required surgery following the attack.
# victim impact
'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape
The man will be sentenced on 13 November.
# Gardaí
Investigation launched as woman allegedly raped in Kerry town
The alleged incident took place at around 1am on Sunday morning.
# Courtown
Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of rape in Co Wexford
All four males, one adult and three juveniles, are being detained in garda stations in the South East.
# Patrick O'Brien
'I need to see you go into the ground,' Fiona Doyle tells her rapist father
Fiona Doyle suffered a decade of sexual abuse at the hands of her father.
# orhan kibar
Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast
The attack took place at a flat in south Belfast on 25 November 2017.
# chemsex
'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears
Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.
# Courts
Taxi driver appears in court charged with raping a woman in his car in Dublin
Granting bail, Judge John O’Leary ordered that the man “refrain from driving a taxi”.
# Angel of Independence
Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'
Phrases like “They don’t take care of us” cover the Angel of Independence, while “rapists” was scrawled on a police station.
# Sexual Offences
'The person can't move on - they are required to remember': Rape survivors 'dropping cases' because of waits for trials
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is calling for pre-recording of some trial evidence in cases.
# Gheorghe Goidan
Man jailed for 20 years for raping two sex workers on the same day
Ms Justice Tara Burns said that Gheorghe Goidan (46), a Romania national, had preyed upon the vulnerability of the two women.
# Cork
Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge
The court heard that the man was asked to leave his neighbour’s house but instead followed her to her bedroom.
# California
Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested
He is being held by the US Marshals Service.
# period poverty
'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'
Young female activists are working to improve people’s lives in the largest urban slum in Africa, Kibera.
# Courts
Cork man jailed for seven years for raping woman as she slept
Patrick O’Driscoll, now aged 21, denied the charges.
# seeking justice
'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'
In certain areas of Kenya, slaughtering an animal or paying a €20 fine is the punishment for rape.
# Central Criminal Court
'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years
The accused has 37 previous convictions of which 17 are for sexual offences.
# Courts
Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial
Christopher Redmond was found in recent weeks to have had a severe form of dementia for some time “with no prospect of recovery”.
# Courts
Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period
The case was heard today at the Central Criminal Court.
# Quashed
Man jailed for raping woman after she became lost on night out has conviction quashed on appeal
Mohamed Okda was remanded in custody to appear before the Central Criminal Court on Monday next.
# Central Criminal Court
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.
# Podcast
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.
# Courts
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.
# Courts
'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.
# Sexual Assault
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.
# Anthony Moynihan
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.
# Convicted
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.
# Courts
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.
# Guilty plea
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.
# Courts
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.
# Courts
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.
# Complaints
Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times
The case was detailed in GSOC’s latest annual report.
# Courts
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.
# appeal
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.