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#Sexual Abuse

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Man jailed for six months for sex attacks on his niece
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for six months for sex attacks on his niece

Sep 16th 2021, 6:03 PM 29,379 Views 0 Comments

The two incidents took place on unknown dates sometime between early 1976 and late 1979.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years

Jul 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 89,252 Views 97 Comments
  • The horse was taken from its owner and housed by the charity after the allegations
  • One vet said he had not seen anything like the damage sustained by the horse in his 25 years

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 22 July, 2021

'This will not define me': Abuse survivor encourages others to speak out
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

'This will not define me': Abuse survivor encourages others to speak out

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:33 PM 27,291 Views 0 Comments

Charlene Masterson was sexually assaulted by her father for over seven-and-a-half years. He was jailed today.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 12 July, 2021

Man who sexually abused two of his partner's sisters jailed for eight years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who sexually abused two of his partner's sisters jailed for eight years

Jul 12th 2021, 4:24 PM 35,731 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Lynch (31) had pleaded not guilty to the charges.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 17 June, 2021

'I was disgusted by it': Former Belvedere College pupils claim priest assaulted them
# Jesuits
# Jesuits

'I was disgusted by it': Former Belvedere College pupils claim priest assaulted them

Jun 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 63,174 Views 0 Comments
  • An Garda Síochána determined that a crime was committed but the priest in question died prior to a complaint being made
  • Órla Ryan speaks to two men who say they were assaulted by Fr Brendan Kearney in the 1970s and 1980s
  • "He used to call the boy in question with this finger slowly - that boy would know exactly what was going on"

# sexual-abuse - Monday 24 May, 2021

Laois man jailed for ten years for sexually abusing his daughter
# Patrick Shiels
# Patrick Shiels

Laois man jailed for ten years for sexually abusing his daughter

May 24th 2021, 2:34 PM 29,651 Views 0 Comments

Marlene Prakash-Shiels (25) wished to waive her right to anonymity so her father could be named.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 30 April, 2021

'Game of Thrones' actor sues Marilyn Manson for alleged rape and abuse
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

'Game of Thrones' actor sues Marilyn Manson for alleged rape and abuse

Apr 30th 2021, 10:38 PM 77,127 Views 0 Comments

Bianco said in a statement she had spoken out to stop Manson “from shattering any more lives”.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Jesuits start redress consultation for people abused by Joseph Marmion
# Belvedere College
# Belvedere College

Jesuits start redress consultation for people abused by Joseph Marmion

Apr 27th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,303 Views 0 Comments

Marmion was a teacher at Belvedere College in Dublin from 1969 until 1978.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Man (77) who sexually abused three of his granddaughters jailed for 11 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man (77) who sexually abused three of his granddaughters jailed for 11 years

Mar 16th 2021, 4:10 PM 28,116 Views 0 Comments

One of the man’s victims said she feared disclosing the abuse would break up her family.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Man (58) who raped six-month-old baby to be sentenced next week
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Man (58) who raped six-month-old baby to be sentenced next week

Feb 18th 2021, 6:42 PM 50,118 Views 0 Comments

The 58-year-old also produced sexually explicit images of four other children.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years
# Court
# Court

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years

Feb 9th 2021, 2:13 PM 67,105 Views 0 Comments

The now 34-year-old woman said every day with her father felt like “a fight to survive”.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:55 AM 63,774 Views 34 Comments

The actor said she was “brainwashed and manipulated” by the singer.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
# Courts
# Courts

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

Jan 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 31,632 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 23 November, 2020

Sharing intimate images with intent to harm could carry seven year prison sentence
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Sharing intimate images with intent to harm could carry seven year prison sentence

Nov 23rd 2020, 5:14 PM 36,315 Views 35 Comments

The new offences deal with the non-consensual distribution of intimate images.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Gardaí looking into allegations that large number of images of women were shared online without their consent
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí looking into allegations that large number of images of women were shared online without their consent

Nov 19th 2020, 5:25 PM 84,351 Views 0 Comments

An online messaging platform, Discord, deleted a server and banned users.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Woman given suspended sentence for sexually abusing girl in Dublin orphanage 50 years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Woman given suspended sentence for sexually abusing girl in Dublin orphanage 50 years ago

Nov 10th 2020, 10:43 PM 45,166 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Man given partially suspended sentence for sexually abusing young niece over two-year period
# Courts
# Courts

Man given partially suspended sentence for sexually abusing young niece over two-year period

Oct 20th 2020, 2:55 PM 25,737 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 12 October, 2020

Sexual abusers ‘going unchecked’ in Ireland's health service, report claims
# Dignity 4 Patients
# Dignity 4 Patients

Sexual abusers ‘going unchecked’ in Ireland's health service, report claims

Oct 12th 2020, 2:57 PM 17,670 Views 4 Comments

Dignity 4 Patients raised “grave concerns” ahead of the publications of its annual report tomorrow.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Speak or Survive: Sexual violence victims still fighting roadblocks to justice
# Road To Reform
# Road To Reform

Speak or Survive: Sexual violence victims still fighting roadblocks to justice

Sep 12th 2020, 9:30 AM 16,029 Views 9 Comments

Survivors of sexual crimes tell Noteworthy investigation what needs to change to give victims a chance to find a voice, justice – and peace.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 7 September, 2020

Calls to rape crisis helpline increase as service warns of drop in funds due to pandemic
# Rape Crisis Centre
# Rape Crisis Centre

Calls to rape crisis helpline increase as service warns of drop in funds due to pandemic

Sep 7th 2020, 1:00 AM 8,853 Views 0 Comments

Since restrictions were eased there has been a “significant surge in demand” for the DRCC’s services.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'

Aug 20th 2020, 12:26 PM 37,153 Views 39 Comments

Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill has said there is still a lot of stigma when it comes to speaking publicly about domestic and sexual abuse.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 15 August, 2020

R Kelly’s manager charged with making phone threats to cinema
# Donnell Russell
# Donnell Russell

R Kelly’s manager charged with making phone threats to cinema

Aug 15th 2020, 8:14 AM 21,134 Views 0 Comments

A threatened shooting forced the cancellation of the screening of a documentary addressing allegations that R Kelly sexually abused women and girls.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

PSNI arrests 10 people in historical sexual abuse investigation
# Fermanagh
# Fermanagh

PSNI arrests 10 people in historical sexual abuse investigation

Aug 4th 2020, 3:34 PM 19,210 Views 0 Comments

All 10 people are aged between 63 and 78 and were arrested in Fermanagh, Belfast and Derry.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 20 July, 2020

Man sentenced to 12 years for daily rape and sexual abuse of step-daughter
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to 12 years for daily rape and sexual abuse of step-daughter

Jul 20th 2020, 5:06 PM 68,693 Views 0 Comments

The man told gardaí that he had abused the girl 120 times or more.

98% increase in people contacting rape crisis centres for support during pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

98% increase in people contacting rape crisis centres for support during pandemic

Jul 20th 2020, 11:17 AM 12,683 Views 8 Comments

More than 4,400 contacts were made to six centres from March to June.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Man jailed for four years over sexual assault and rape of his younger sister
# Connacht
# Connacht

Man jailed for four years over sexual assault and rape of his younger sister

Jul 14th 2020, 6:05 AM 32,293 Views 0 Comments

Two more brothers have had their sentencing deferred to next January.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 13 July, 2020

Eleven plead not guilty to alleged sexual abuse, exploitation and neglect of four children
# Courts
# Courts

Eleven plead not guilty to alleged sexual abuse, exploitation and neglect of four children

Jul 13th 2020, 5:04 PM 31,223 Views 0 Comments

One of the men is also charged with inappropriately administering medication to one of the alleged victims.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations
# Sligo
# Sligo

Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations

Jun 11th 2020, 9:23 AM 28,372 Views 0 Comments

The case relates to incidents which allegedly occurred between 1978 and 1986.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 27 April, 2020

Man who sexually assaulted his son in the 1980s jailed for four and a half years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sexually assaulted his son in the 1980s jailed for four and a half years

Apr 27th 2020, 4:30 PM 23,843 Views 0 Comments

The man’s son was seven years old at the time of the abuse.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 12 April, 2020

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee

Apr 12th 2020, 9:00 PM 23,452 Views 15 Comments

Syrian refugees in Lebanon have shared their experiences with TheJournal.ie.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'Shame': Walkouts at French Oscars as Roman Polanski wins best director
# Cesar Awards
# Cesar Awards

'Shame': Walkouts at French Oscars as Roman Polanski wins best director

Feb 29th 2020, 11:59 AM 43,508 Views 66 Comments

Actor Adele Haenel led the walk-out after the 86-year-old director’s win at the César Awards.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”
# Support System
# Support System

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”

Feb 23rd 2020, 6:01 PM 30,078 Views 21 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick was the first Irish rape survivor to waive her anonymity.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 14 February, 2020

Scouting Ireland arrest: Gardaí believe there are more than 20 alleged sexual abuse victims
# Arrest
# Arrest

Scouting Ireland arrest: Gardaí believe there are more than 20 alleged sexual abuse victims

Updated Feb 14th 2020, 6:27 PM 44,412 Views 0 Comments

A number of properties were also searched by officers.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 20 January, 2020

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago
# Offaly
# Offaly

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago

Jan 20th 2020, 7:59 PM 36,597 Views 7 Comments

The judge commended the bravery of the woman who came forward to report the abuse.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Man (70s) receives suspended sentence for sexual abuse of boy in the 1960s
# Courts
# Courts

Man (70s) receives suspended sentence for sexual abuse of boy in the 1960s

Jan 15th 2020, 4:07 PM 17,616 Views 0 Comments

Gordon Black was aged between 16 and 20 years of age when he molested his victim.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'If someone hears my name and thinks, that's the guy who was sexually abused, I'm okay with that'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'If someone hears my name and thinks, that's the guy who was sexually abused, I'm okay with that'

Dec 26th 2019, 8:45 AM 34,386 Views 12 Comments

Richie Sadlier discusses his new book ‘Recovering’ and his long journey towards contentment.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Two priests who sexually abused deaf children each sentenced to over 40 years in prison in Argentina
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Two priests who sexually abused deaf children each sentenced to over 40 years in prison in Argentina

Nov 26th 2019, 11:15 AM 22,157 Views 0 Comments

The victims were children and adolescents aged between four and 17.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 21 November, 2019

There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari
# Children At Risk In Ireland
# Children At Risk In Ireland

There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari

Nov 21st 2019, 10:29 AM 9,700 Views 25 Comments

“Choking is a massive issue,” among teenagers, psychotherapist Stella O’Malley told RTÉ’s Today with SOR show.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Government to consider statutory inquiry into Scouting Ireland after victims of sexual abuse speak out
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Government to consider statutory inquiry into Scouting Ireland after victims of sexual abuse speak out

Updated Nov 13th 2019, 1:16 PM 21,710 Views 19 Comments

One victim described his relationship with drugs and alcohol as a result of the abuse.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

High Court clears way for trial of man accused of sexually abusing relative over 50 years ago to proceed
# Courts
# Courts

High Court clears way for trial of man accused of sexually abusing relative over 50 years ago to proceed

Oct 16th 2019, 7:42 PM 17,485 Views 0 Comments

The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had sought to halt his prosecution from proceeding.

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