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#Sexual Abuse

# sexual-abuse - Friday 20 May, 2022

Irish festivals sign up to campaign aimed at tackling sexual violence
# Festival Season
# Festival Season

Irish festivals sign up to campaign aimed at tackling sexual violence

Fri 6:15 AM 8,762 Views 10 Comments

Electric Picnic is among the festivals signed up to the charter.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

'Slicing myself open': Sexual abuse survivors say making statement to gardaí is re-traumatising
# One In Four
# One In Four

'Slicing myself open': Sexual abuse survivors say making statement to gardaí is re-traumatising

Apr 19th 2022, 9:35 AM 16,262 Views 0 Comments

Participants in new research have called for reform within the criminal justice system.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Man jailed for nine months for sexually abusing three children while they slept in their beds
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for nine months for sexually abusing three children while they slept in their beds

Apr 6th 2022, 3:02 PM 27,028 Views 0 Comments

Iosach O Riain (62) pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a young girl in her family home in Dublin.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Munster trial: Parents jailed for 9 and 15 years for 'most awful' sexual abuse and neglect of their children
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Munster trial: Parents jailed for 9 and 15 years for 'most awful' sexual abuse and neglect of their children

Jan 18th 2022, 1:39 PM 76,035 Views 0 Comments

During the sentencing, the judge said the parents had engaged in “the most profound breach of trust a human being can commit against their children”.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 14 January, 2022

Man jailed for nine years for sex abuse of sister when they were young
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for nine years for sex abuse of sister when they were young

Updated Jan 14th 2022, 4:10 PM 37,921 Views 0 Comments

The 49-year-old Dublin man pleaded guilty to 24 sample counts of sexually abusing his sister.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 3 January, 2022

Australian cricket hit by 1985 sexual abuse allegation
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

Australian cricket hit by 1985 sexual abuse allegation

Jan 3rd 2022, 3:52 PM 4,376 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Mitchell claims that he was raped on the tour by a team official.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of sex trafficking crimes
# Jeffrey Epstein
# Jeffrey Epstein

Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of sex trafficking crimes

Dec 29th 2021, 10:10 PM 116,152 Views 0 Comments

The British socialite denied recruiting and grooming young girls to be abused by late financier Jeffrey Epstein.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 26 November, 2021

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago
# Patrick Harte
# Patrick Harte

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago

Nov 26th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,720 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal rejected what was described as an “extraordinary” submission by Patrick Harte.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 11 November, 2021

HSE workers who failed ‘Grace’ should be prosecuted, Dáil told
# Grace Case
# Grace Case

HSE workers who failed ‘Grace’ should be prosecuted, Dáil told

Nov 11th 2021, 8:11 PM 43,681 Views 0 Comments

The Farrelly Commission has been investigating the case and has published two interim reports, which were debated by the Dail on Thursday.

Former Boys Brigade leader pleads guilty to sexual abuse of two young Wicklow brothers
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Former Boys Brigade leader pleads guilty to sexual abuse of two young Wicklow brothers

Nov 11th 2021, 6:07 PM 20,890 Views 0 Comments

Gordon Black appeared in relation to four counts of indecent assault from during the 1970s.

Simon Coveney: Families to be provided with full report into Donegal care home abuse scandal
# Donegal
# Donegal

Simon Coveney: Families to be provided with full report into Donegal care home abuse scandal

Nov 11th 2021, 4:56 PM 6,251 Views 0 Comments

The report’s publication has been delayed following a dispute between the HSE, gardaí and the report’s authors.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Prince Andrew's lawyers issue denial of sex abuse claims
# Virginia Giuffre
# Virginia Giuffre

Prince Andrew's lawyers issue denial of sex abuse claims

Oct 30th 2021, 9:32 AM 25,746 Views 0 Comments

Virginia Giuffre has claimed she was trafficked to have sex with Andrew when she was aged 17 and a minor under US law.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 1 October, 2021

Man (56) jailed for almost four years for childhood rape of sister
# Courts
# Courts

Man (56) jailed for almost four years for childhood rape of sister

Oct 1st 2021, 2:07 PM 23,916 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced to three years and nine months in prison.

# 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 29,670 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 89,784 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 27,373 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 36,233 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 63,720 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 29,912 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 77,170 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 11,360 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 28,715 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 50,370 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 70,598 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 63,897 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 31,738 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 36,376 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 84,837 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 45,205 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 25,797 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 17,700 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 16,285 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 8,854 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 37,283 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 21,150 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 19,221 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 69,303 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 12,692 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 32,530 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 31,238 Views 0 Comments

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

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