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# rapist - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Father of UK's most prolific serial rapist says his son's sentence 'fits his crimes'

The 36-year-old went out in the early hours of the morning, hunting for lone, drunk young men around nightclubs near his flat.

Further potential victims of serial rapist Reynhard Sinaga come forward

The Indonesian student was jailed for life with a minimum term of 30 years after he was convicted of drugging 48 men.

# rapist - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'Black cab rapist' jailed for life for attacking four more victims

“He will always pose a risk to women and he can never be allowed back into society,” a lawyer said of John Worboys.

# rapist - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Serial rapist who was target of vigilante attack leaves north Dublin house after arrest for threatening women

It is understood that the rapist was living with a female friend in the area

# rapist - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Convicted serial sex attacker set upon by group of 'vigilantes' in north Dublin

He was chased to Finglas Garda Station.

# rapist - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Sex workers' support group praises 20 year sentence for rapist as it thanks victims for coming forward

Gheorghe Goidan was sentenced to 20 years today.

# rapist - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Gardaí are tracking the movements of a convicted rapist linked to Deirdre Jacob murder

The man is still alive and living in Dublin.

# rapist - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Sentencing of man who raped woman he met on Tinder adjourned until November

Patrick Nevin was due to be sentenced today.

# rapist - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Court overturns decision to release 'black cab rapist' from prison

Two women had brought forward the legal challenge.

# rapist - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Rapist who appealed to keep his State pension loses case to have his 12 year sentence reduced

The 77-year-old,had denied 60 counts of sexual assaulting and 14 counts of raping his daughter.

# rapist - Friday 9 June, 2017

Human remains found as part of investigation into death of rapist James Nolan

The discovery was made at Lough Na Glack near Carrickmacross.

# rapist - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Indian baby dies after 'rapists' throw her from rickshaw

On average, six people are raped in New Delhi every day.

# rapist - Monday 10 April, 2017

Gardaí find human remains during search for rapist James Nolan's body

Gardaí began a search of Tolka Valley Park a week and a half ago.

# rapist - Monday 28 November, 2016

Rapist removed from court after calling his victim "a filthy prostitute" during sentence hearing

Richard O’Brien was found guilty of rape, attempted rape, false imprisonment and assault causing harm.

# rapist - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Eight life sentences for convicted paedophile who raped his girlfriend and her mother

The man cannot be named to protect the women’s identities.

# rapist - Friday 29 April, 2016

Denying rapist a pension doesn't breach his human rights

He is due for release in three years.

# rapist - Saturday 23 January, 2016

# rapist - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Rapist and child abductor loses case taken against State over recorded solicitor calls

The details of the calls were not given to gardaí.

# rapist - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

The woman raped by her boyfriend as she slept has been speaking out all day

Niamh Ní Dhomhnail has received huge praise for her stance, with listeners describing her as an “inspiring woman”.

# rapist - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Convicted rapist sues State over recording of confidential phone calls

He is seeking an injunction preventing the authorities from intercepting and recording phone calls between him and his lawyers.

# rapist - Monday 20 April, 2015

"Dangerous sexual predator" who preyed on women is given life sentence

He will serve a minimum of 10 years and three months in prison.

# rapist - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'It's likely some of the 400 convicted rapists and paedophiles missing in the UK are in Ireland'

The BBC are reporting that some sex offenders have been missing for over a decade.

# rapist - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex crimes

The rock star will be sentenced on 27 February.

# rapist - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Convicted serial rapist is to be euthanised in a Belgian jail

Frank Van Den Bleeken had asked to die on psychological grounds.

# rapist - Monday 15 September, 2014

Belgium has agreed to "mercy kill" a convicted rapist

The convict says that he has “unbearable psychic suffering”.

# rapist - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution

Clayton Lockett died after a massive heart attack yesterday, 40 minutes into the execution.

# rapist - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Cork judge agrees child rapist can be named

51-year-old Gerard Williams from Churchfield in Cork was sentenced to four years in prison this month for raping a 12-year-old girl at a funfair in 1989.

# rapist - Monday 10 June, 2013

Victim devastated as man who raped her when she was 14 ‘walks free’

A man was a given a suspended sentence last week after being found guilty of raping his wife’s sister when she was 14.

# rapist - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Larry Murphy traced to Amsterdam by TV3 programme

The convicted rapist is shown talking to a number of women with a “very close pal” of his in the show which airs tonight.

# rapist - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Convicted rapist Edward Connors arrested in Dublin

A search was launched after the convict failed to show up for a court hearing in Belfast last week. He had breached the terms of his probation.

# rapist - Thursday 3 May, 2012

HSE strongly denies claim sex offender was housed in centre with young girls

The HSE dismissed the claims as “inaccurate and uncorroborated”.

# rapist - Friday 16 March, 2012

Campaign for Moroccan legal reform after teen rape victim's suicide

Under Moroccan law, the 16-year-old girl’s attacker was able to escape prosecution by marrying her.

# rapist - Thursday 31 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Hang onto your wallets: it’s Stress Test Day; Anglo breaks the record for the worst losses in Irish corporate history; and the question of the day – do you ‘like’ or are you a ‘+1′?

# rapist - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Trading in IL&P shares suspended; radiation levels in seawater at Japan 3,000 times normal as officials consider draping fabric over the stricken reactor; and 12-year-old gives birth on school trip.

# rapist - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Man jailed in UK for 1984 rape after cold case reopened

Robert Clarke, 43, convicted over 25 years after violent attack and assault on a man and woman in London.

# rapist - Sunday 15 August, 2010

THE BROTHER OF convicted rapist Larry Murphy has spoken of his inability to understand how anyone could “carry out a crime like that”.

Speaking on RTÉ Radio One yesterday, Tom Murphy said that he was being ostracised in his home town of Baltinglass, Co Wicklow. Murphy said that people who knew him were turning away from him in the street because he is Larry’s brother.

He emphasised that Larry would not be staying with him following his release from prison three days ago, and said that their family has been destroyed by him. Tom said Larry wouldn’t tell him the truth about what he had done, and had refused to get counselling. He said:

A person who doesn’t want to help themselves, can’t be helped.

Tom Murphy said it was time for the press to allow the woman who was assaulted and raped by Larry Murphy 10 years ago to get on with her life, and that she deserved an apology from her attacker: “That woman deserves those two words: I’m sorry.”

When asked by the presenter, Charlie Bird, if he had ever spoken to his brother about a number of women who remain missing in Ireland, such as Jo Jo Dullard, Tom Murphy said he did ask him, and Larry said he had nothing to do with it and couldn’t believe he would ask that.

He said he could believe his brother didn’t have any connection to the disappearances, adding:

If he is guilty of these crimes, I’d like him to be caught for it and pay the penalty for it.

# rapist - Thursday 12 August, 2010

RELEASED EARLIER TODAY, convicted rapist Larry Murphy was last spotted by a chasing press pack getting out of a taxi on Grafton St. But did Larry Murphy go for a burger?

Murphy had been followed by a large number of press from the tabloid newspapers, as well as members of the Gardaí, after he was released from Arbour Hill prison at 10.15am. He later went to Coolock Gardaí station to make a formal complaint against the media.

Reporters continued to follow Murphy, however, and trailed him as he went to Grafton street, according to RTÉ, before disappearing into the crowd. However, one user on Facebook says Murphy was spotted in McDonalds.

Writing on the wall of a Facebook group called “Sightings of Larry Murphy”, Tom Brennan wrote:

He was in Mc Donald’s on Grafton St, few gardai walked in and, two walked out again and one stood at the door. He isn’t wearing the same hoodie (denim jacket over red t-shirt) but still has baseball cap and sunglasses. He left after his meal and walked quickly up towards the St Stephens Green centre with his head down, followed by two of the gardai users have also said Murphy was sighted going towards Connolly Station while another user said they had spotted Murphy on Talbot Street.

Gardaí are said to know where Murphy is, however. As a registered sex offender he is obliged to sign on at a police station each week, and must inform Gardaí of his permanent address within seven days.

The Irish Sun are said to have plastered posters of Murphy with the line ‘Beware: Rapist’ across Wicklow.