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# Sexual Abuse

This week
14th April 2024 - 19th April 2024
Man (77) who sexually abused teenage daughter jailed for two-and-a-half years
Last week
7th April 2024 - 13th April 2024
Man who filmed himself sexually abusing baby boy is jailed for four years
Munster abuse case: Children's uncles bid to overturn convictions based on letter sent to judge
Man jailed for rape and sexual abuse of two girls over prolonged periods of time
Last month
March 2024
Taoiseach says it's 'extremely frustrating' Grace case inquiry is taking so long
Ministers met with Grace case inquiry to voice unhappiness with the pace of work and delays
Former minister says he is ‘horrified’ with the continuous delays of the inquiry.
The Grace case concerns a young woman with profound intellectual disabilities who was left in a foster home in the Waterford area for almost 20 years despite a succession of sexual and physical abuse allegations.
The latest six month extension means the final report will not be complete until September 2024, over five years beyond its original deadline.
Government grants yet another extension to Grace case inquiry
This year
Survivor of childhood sexual abuse calls for change in law around safety and protection orders
Jesuits receive 93 complaints of abuse by ex-priest, as it names two other suspected abusers
Council responding as 'matter of urgency' to concerns over sex offenders placed in hostel
Some residents are understood to have said they felt threatened over the placements.
Donegal teacher convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy jailed for two and a half years
Last year
Spanish clergy sexually abused over 200,000 children, independent commission estimates
Teacher Jacintha McSherry O'Connor found guilty of sexually abusing male student 38 years ago
Donegal man jailed for 10 and half years for rape and sexual abuse of daughter
Girl who reported sexual abuse by brother two years ago still waiting on counselling, court hears
Man who raped sister while both were children is jailed for three-and-a-half years
Gary Glitter returned to custody after ‘breaching licence conditions’
Inquiry launched into sexual abuse at schools run by religious orders
Child rapist who led 'double life' has sentence increased by two years
Andrew Tate due in Romanian court to appeal against continued detention
All time
Rape crisis centres: Increase in helpline calls compared with pre-pandemic years
US coach praises players for stand against sexual abuse
Ex-Christian brother teacher convicted of molesting two boys gets 30-month jail sentence
Jury finds Bill Cosby sexually abused 16-year-old girl in 1975
High Court finds aspect of law that criminalises defilement of a child unconstitutional
Irish festivals sign up to campaign aimed at tackling sexual violence
'Slicing myself open': Sexual abuse survivors say making statement to gardaí is re-traumatising
Man jailed for nine months for sexually abusing three children while they slept in their beds
Munster trial: Parents jailed for 9 and 15 years for 'most awful' sexual abuse and neglect of their children
Man jailed for nine years for sex abuse of sister when they were young
Australian cricket hit by 1985 sexual abuse allegation
Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of sex trafficking crimes
Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago
HSE workers who failed ‘Grace’ should be prosecuted, Dáil told
Former Boys Brigade leader pleads guilty to sexual abuse of two young Wicklow brothers
Simon Coveney: Families to be provided with full report into Donegal care home abuse scandal
Prince Andrew's lawyers issue denial of sex abuse claims
Man (56) jailed for almost four years for childhood rape of sister
Man jailed for six months for sex attacks on his niece
Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years