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#Rape

# rape - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 11th 2018, 5:42 PM 34,828 Views 20 Comments

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

Gardaí investigating alleged rape of woman in Dublin city
# City Centre
# City Centre

Gardaí investigating alleged rape of woman in Dublin city

Dec 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 89,431 Views 0 Comments

The woman is believed to have been socialising in a hotel in the city centre.

# rape - Monday 3 December, 2018

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls
# Courts
# Courts

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls

Dec 3rd 2018, 1:06 PM 18,371 Views 0 Comments

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the offences.

# rape - Monday 26 November, 2018

Rape and sexual assault at house parties increasing, crisis centre says
# Rape Crisis Centre
# Rape Crisis Centre

Rape and sexual assault at house parties increasing, crisis centre says

Nov 26th 2018, 5:50 PM 18,221 Views 0 Comments

Dublin’s Rape Crisis Centre had almost 13,000 contacts to its national 24-hour helpline in 2017.

# rape - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Underwear had to be shown in Belfast rape trial, says Jackson's lawyer
# Courts
# Courts

Underwear had to be shown in Belfast rape trial, says Jackson's lawyer

Nov 24th 2018, 3:36 PM 36,891 Views 13 Comments

Using an alleged victim of sexual assault’s underwear as evidence has been questioned in recent weeks.

# rape - Friday 23 November, 2018

Sentencing adjourned for man who sexually assaulted Brazilian student he met on Tinder
# Patrick Nevin
# Patrick Nevin

Sentencing adjourned for man who sexually assaulted Brazilian student he met on Tinder

Updated Nov 23rd 2018, 12:08 PM 30,632 Views 0 Comments

Nevin is due to be sentenced next month for a further two assaults on women he met through the dating app.

# rape - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

NI report suggests banning public from rape trials and showing juries videos about stereotyping
# Gillen Review
# Gillen Review

NI report suggests banning public from rape trials and showing juries videos about stereotyping

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 1:45 PM 12,364 Views 0 Comments

A need for legislation to manage social media use around these trials has also been recommended.

Nine in 10 people believe a person's underwear should not be discussed in a rape case
# Consent
# Consent

Nine in 10 people believe a person's underwear should not be discussed in a rape case

Nov 20th 2018, 12:00 AM 17,874 Views 58 Comments

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

# rape - Monday 19 November, 2018

'Which one of us was the free rape?': Rape survivor criticises concurrent sentencing
# Leona O’Callaghan
# Leona O’Callaghan

'Which one of us was the free rape?': Rape survivor criticises concurrent sentencing

Nov 19th 2018, 11:28 PM 50,349 Views 28 Comments

Leona O’Callaghan waived her right to anonymity so her rapist could be publicly named.

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement
# Rape
# Rape

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement

Nov 19th 2018, 4:33 PM 29,971 Views 16 Comments

Leona O’Callaghan was groomed and raped by Patrick O’Dea when she was a child.

Victim tells court of terror as Patrick Nevin set to be sentenced for attacks on women he met through Tinder
# Courts
# Courts

Victim tells court of terror as Patrick Nevin set to be sentenced for attacks on women he met through Tinder

Nov 19th 2018, 1:46 PM 23,341 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old will be sentenced next month for two attacks on women he met up with via the dating app.

Limerick man jailed for 17 years for raping and forming sexual relationship with teenager
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man jailed for 17 years for raping and forming sexual relationship with teenager

Nov 19th 2018, 12:44 PM 26,612 Views 29 Comments

Patrick O’Dea pleaded guilty on the second day of his trial at the Central Criminal Court.

# rape - Monday 5 November, 2018

Horse trader jailed for 9 years for rape of teenage girl who worked for him
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Horse trader jailed for 9 years for rape of teenage girl who worked for him

Nov 5th 2018, 5:22 PM 55,464 Views 38 Comments

The incidents took place in Mountrath, Co Laois in the early 1990s. The judge described the abuse as “calculated and exploitative”.

Drama teacher jailed for raping student (7) ends appeal to reduce sentence
# Offaly
# Offaly

Drama teacher jailed for raping student (7) ends appeal to reduce sentence

Nov 5th 2018, 3:42 PM 57,063 Views 25 Comments

The court heard that a juror apparently “smiled and winked” in the direction of the complainant and two gardaí.

'The actions of a coward, evil': Man jailed for ten years for repeated rape of daughter
# Courts
# Courts

'The actions of a coward, evil': Man jailed for ten years for repeated rape of daughter

Nov 5th 2018, 12:54 PM 28,103 Views 26 Comments

The victim said it had been unbearable to hear her mother giving evidence on her father’s behalf during the trial.

# rape - Friday 2 November, 2018

'I’m very concerned at reports regarding the bail situation': Garda review into Eoin Berkley case announced
# Courts
# Courts

'I’m very concerned at reports regarding the bail situation': Garda review into Eoin Berkley case announced

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:46 PM 24,028 Views 0 Comments

A Garda review into policing matters around the case of Eoin Berkley is to take place.

Father jailed for repeated rape of his daughter told gardaí he considered her a 'partner by night'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Father jailed for repeated rape of his daughter told gardaí he considered her a 'partner by night'

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:11 PM 64,072 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 15 years.

'I’ve been kidnapped. I’m going to be killed': A phone call no father ever wants to receive
# Courts
# Courts

'I’ve been kidnapped. I’m going to be killed': A phone call no father ever wants to receive

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:30 AM 27,258 Views 19 Comments

Mr Justice White said there is a collective sense of shame that somebody visiting Ireland had suffered in such a vile way.

# rape - Monday 22 October, 2018

Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter

Oct 22nd 2018, 8:26 PM 30,405 Views 18 Comments

Michael Moloney pleaded guilty to eight counts of sexual abuse on dates between 2009 and 2015.

'Evil, dark crimes': Australian PM apologises to thousands of victims of child sex abuse
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

'Evil, dark crimes': Australian PM apologises to thousands of victims of child sex abuse

Oct 22nd 2018, 6:44 AM 9,079 Views 28 Comments

The state apology comes after a five-year Royal Commission into child sex abuse.

# rape - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Mayo man (49) questioned over alleged rape of 75-year-old woman in Ennis
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Mayo man (49) questioned over alleged rape of 75-year-old woman in Ennis

Oct 21st 2018, 4:27 PM 39,210 Views 23 Comments

The alleged incident was reported to Gardaí on Thursday.

# rape - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Travelling salesman jailed for five years for raping woman while serving suspended sentence
# Co Wexford
# Co Wexford

Travelling salesman jailed for five years for raping woman while serving suspended sentence

Oct 20th 2018, 8:15 AM 26,597 Views 18 Comments

The man denied the offence but was convicted following a trial last July.

# rape - Friday 19 October, 2018

The 'abuse was vile and wicked': 20 British men jailed for sexually abusing over a dozen girls
# Huddersfield
# Huddersfield

The 'abuse was vile and wicked': 20 British men jailed for sexually abusing over a dozen girls

Oct 19th 2018, 10:00 PM 38,619 Views 115 Comments

The convictions came in a series of trials that could not be reported due court restrictions.

# rape - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Man arrested over murder of Bulgarian journalist to be released
# Viktoria Marinova
# Viktoria Marinova

Man arrested over murder of Bulgarian journalist to be released

Updated Oct 9th 2018, 10:12 PM 19,471 Views 7 Comments

The brutal rape and killing of Viktoria Marinova has shocked Europe.

# rape - Friday 5 October, 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018
# Not Trump
# Not Trump

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018

Oct 5th 2018, 10:20 AM 16,970 Views 19 Comments

The Congolese doctor and Iraqi human rights activist have been honored with the world-renowned humanitarian prize this morning.

# rape - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'I firmly deny the accusations' - Ronaldo releases statement addressing rape claim
# Sexual Assault
From The42
# Sexual Assault

'I firmly deny the accusations' - Ronaldo releases statement addressing rape claim

Oct 3rd 2018, 4:02 PM 14,594 Views 0 Comments

The Portuguese star has rejected Kathryn Mayorga’s version of events at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.

# rape - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Eight life sentences upheld for man jailed for raping mother and daughter 'in every conceivable way'
# Courts
# Courts

Eight life sentences upheld for man jailed for raping mother and daughter 'in every conceivable way'

Oct 2nd 2018, 10:41 PM 53,475 Views 0 Comments

He also pleaded guilty to false imprisonment, attempted rape, aggravated burglary, making threats to kill and aggravated sexual assault.

# rape - Monday 1 October, 2018

'Particularly concerning': Minister responds to 10% rise in the number of reported sex crimes in the last year
# Criminal Offences
# Criminal Offences

'Particularly concerning': Minister responds to 10% rise in the number of reported sex crimes in the last year

Updated Oct 1st 2018, 9:30 PM 12,330 Views 19 Comments

Cases of sex crimes, robbery, extortion and hijacking all saw rises in the last year.

# rape - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'Predators are out there': Three college students report rapes to Cork sexual violence centre
# Cork
# Cork

'Predators are out there': Three college students report rapes to Cork sexual violence centre

Sep 25th 2018, 12:23 PM 23,087 Views 79 Comments

None of the alleged rapes were reported to gardaí – the head of the centre in Cork said this is not surprising.

# rape - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Death sentence ordered in Indian court over gang rape of girl (8)
# New Delhi
# New Delhi

Death sentence ordered in Indian court over gang rape of girl (8)

Aug 21st 2018, 12:50 PM 22,062 Views 29 Comments

The incident occurred two months ago.

# rape - Monday 30 July, 2018

'I will never ever forgive you': Man to be sentenced in November for rape and sexual abuse of sisters
# Bartholomew Prendergast
# Bartholomew Prendergast

'I will never ever forgive you': Man to be sentenced in November for rape and sexual abuse of sisters

Jul 30th 2018, 7:45 PM 44,660 Views 0 Comments

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and 13 counts of indecent assault of his sister-in-law Stephanie Hickey.

Man who raped sister-in-law when she was 15 is jailed for nine years
# Convicted
# Convicted

Man who raped sister-in-law when she was 15 is jailed for nine years

Jul 30th 2018, 5:51 PM 25,689 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she had no prior knowledge of sex the day the man raped her.

# rape - Friday 27 July, 2018

Man who had sex with 14-year-old neighbour has sentence delayed
# Courts
# Courts

Man who had sex with 14-year-old neighbour has sentence delayed

Jul 27th 2018, 9:45 PM 48,482 Views 0 Comments

The man had initially denied knowing the girl, but later admitted to having sex with her in his bedroom.

'A long wait for justice': Man jailed for raping girl in 1978
# London
# London

'A long wait for justice': Man jailed for raping girl in 1978

Jul 27th 2018, 7:20 PM 32,255 Views 22 Comments

Colin Hudson (64) raped the girl in England four decades ago.

Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent
# Law Reform
# Law Reform

Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent

Jul 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 19,784 Views 91 Comments

The Law Reform Commission is examining a number of issues in relation to rape cases.

# rape - Monday 23 July, 2018

Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:51 AM 32,873 Views 68 Comments

Her brother was sentenced to two years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor.

# rape - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year
# Courts Report
# Courts Report

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

Jul 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 14,061 Views 27 Comments

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

# rape - Monday 2 July, 2018

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal

Jul 2nd 2018, 3:28 PM 29,012 Views 0 Comments

30-year-old Martin Sherlock had raped the woman at her Dublin home in August 2015 after meeting her on dating app Badoo.

# rape - Monday 25 June, 2018

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years

Jun 25th 2018, 6:22 PM 29,763 Views 7 Comments

The 37-year-old Limerick man threatened the child’s foster mother with a knife during the night long ordeal.

# rape - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill
# Co Louth
# Co Louth

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill

Jun 21st 2018, 3:35 PM 29,348 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced to eight years imprisonment on 29 July 2016.